Michael Thomas' appeal will send shockwaves through IT industry if successful
Back in December 2011, Michael Thomas did what many sysadmins secretly dream of doing: he trashed his employer's network and left a note saying he quit.
Heartbleed-style classic buffer overrun blunder strikes in 2017
Big-name websites leaked people's private encryption keys and personal information into strangers' browsers, due to a Cloudflare bug uncovered by Google security researchers.
Report: Siri, internal development servers affected by fake firmware patch.
1 day ago How San Diego is building resilient networks and infrastructure to reduce threat of cyber crimeTechRepublic View Synopsis+1
Gary Hayslip, deputy director of IT and CISO for the city of San Diego, says no city can ever be 100% safe from cyber crime. Here's how San Diego is building multiple layers of overlapping security to protect its data networks to minimize risk.
Service used by 5.5 million websites may have leaked passwords and authentication tokens.
US Cyber Command boss lays out plans for next decade
NSA and US Cyber Command boss Mike Rogers has revealed the future direction of his two agencies - and for the private sector, this masterplan can be summarized in one word.
5 hours ago When does security hamper productivityIT Toolbox Blogs View Synopsis+1
We all should consider IT security in our daily activities. ... However like everything else there is a line where too much of a good thing becomes bad.
3 hours ago Targeted Malware Campaign Uses HWP DocumentsSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
A recently observed targeted malware campaign against South Korean users was using Hangul Word Processor (HWP) documents as the infection vector, Talos researchers reveal.
2 hours ago How To Avoid The 4 Nastiest Tax ScamsForbes View Synopsis+1
Thieves are waiting to steal your tax and financial information. Here's how you can thwart them.
1 day ago Moving Away from Check-Box ComplianceInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Leading the latest version of the ISMG Security Report: a look at how various sectors are moving away from check-box compliance to taking proactive measures to secure their information assets. Also, big increase in e-commerce fraud and Yahoo's costly breach.
Researchers' SHA-1 collision spells the end of the cryptographic hashing algorithm for the web, but Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds says not to worry about Git's reliance on SHA-1.
1 day ago Tor Browser Artifacts in Windows 10SANS Reading Room View Synopsis+1
The Tor network is a popular, encrypted, worldwide, anonymizing virtual network in existence since 2002 and is used by all facets of society such as privacy advocates, journalists, governments, and criminals. This paper will provide a forensic analysis of the Tor Browser version 5 client on a Windows 10 host for an individual or group interested in remnants left by the software. This paper will utilize various free and commercial tools to provide a detailed analysis of filesystem artifacts as well as a comparison between pre- and post- connection to the Tor network using memory analysis.
You can ask to be removed, but it's up to officers to listen, Home Office cheerfully concludes
After unlawfully hoarding millions of mugshots of one-time suspects, UK police chiefs were this week told to delete the snaps - but only if the people in the photos complain. And even then, requests can be easily waved away.