April 14, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this summer.
April 08, 2014 Added by:Saurabh Harit
When it comes to network security, we can safely assume that most of the companies make a conscious effort in securing their network perimeter. Modern network security appliances such as firewalls, IDS, IPS etc., do a good job in keeping an external attacker out, when configured in a secure manner. Having said that, two facts still stand: Once...
April 08, 2014 Added by:Ranjeet Vidwans
Identity and Access Management is as much about process as it is technology.
March 04, 2014 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Another mass compromise of small office/home office (SOHO) wireless routers has been uncovered by researchers from security firm Team Cymru.
February 27, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
A bill co-sponsored by Reps. Kevin Yoder, Tom Graves, and Jared Polis—HR 1852, The Email Privacy Act—seeks to update ECPA by requiring a probable cause warrant whenever the government wants to access your online private messages.
February 19, 2014 Added by:Anton Chuvakin
One of the key uses for threat intelligence (TI) data is making better threat intelligence data out of it.
February 18, 2014 Added by:Anton Chuvakin
Sure, I admire the ability of attackers to find all the opportunities for amplification DDoS. DNS – check, NTP – check, SNMP – pending… However, I definitely can not hold the the same admiration for the “defenders” (if they can be called that) who still allow spoofed packets to leave their networks.
February 17, 2014 Added by:Brent Huston
There is no easier way to shut down the interest of a network security or IT administrator than to say the word "monitoring." You can just mention the word and their faces fall as if a rancid odor had suddenly entered the room! And I can’t say that I blame them.
February 03, 2014 Added by:Rob Fuller
There are some great discussions on the NoVA Hackers mailing list. One such discussion was about what the best way to do dns hostname brute forcing was and which tool is better than another. For me, I just use the command line and then parse the results (or just ask the deepmagic.com database ;–)
January 27, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Some people have condemned last week’s court decision to reject the bulk of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Open Internet Order as a threat to Internet innovation and openness. Others hailed it as a victory against dangerous government regulation of the Internet. Paradoxically, there is a lot of truth to both of these claims.
January 27, 2014 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
The attackers used a spear-phishing email designed to look like it was sent by the country’s Shin Bet secret security service which contained a malicious attachment that infected the systems with the Xtreme RAT software, a remote access tool.
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