A security researcher from Tenable, Inc. recently discovered that it is possible to bypass Windows' User Account Control (UAC) by spoofing the execution path of a file in a trusted directory.
Google's new VisBug extension lets you make small tweaks to website's text and images.
11 minutes ago 51 States Pledge Support for Global Cybersecurity RulesSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
Fifty-one states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the internet, the French government said Monday.
12 hours ago Update: HealthCare.gov Breach Exposed Extensive DataInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Notification Letter Describes Types of Data on 75,000 That Was ExposedMore than two weeks after announcing that the Obamacare website, HealthCare.gov, had been hacked, the Department of Health and Human Services has revealed that the breach exposed a wealth of information, including partial Social Security numbers and immigration status.
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By 2020, an exploited vulnerability will disrupt a major blockchain platform, causing significant damage, Gartner predicts. Here's how to protect your blockchain efforts.
State-sponsored attack looks to infiltrate nuclear Air Force
The Pakistan Air Force is the apparent target of a complex new state-sponsored attack campaign.
The Communications Alliance has detailed a list of agencies that tried to access telco metadata following the introduction of Australia's metadata retention regime.
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New cyber peace pact signed by 51 other countries, 224 companies, and 92 non-profits and advocacy groups.
Firmware may be the next frontier for IoT hacks. See below how the healthcare industry addresses these threats.
North Korean hacking group focuses attacks on aging and soon-to-be-deprecated technology.
Elementary OS Juno includes a number of improvements and additions, including a slight security bump over previous releases.
Web security and performance company Cloudflare is making it easier for smartphone users to secure their Internet connections, courtesy of a new DNS resolver app for mobile devices.
11 hours ago CISO Job Mandate: Be a 'Jack or Jill' of All TradesInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Chief Information Security Officers Must Marshal Experts, Says Paul SwarbrickThe days of effective CISOs being pure-play technologists are long gone. Instead, CISO Paul Swarbrick says the role demands someone who is expert "in people, and management and risk," and who is skilled at bringing to bear the right experts for every strategic challenge they identify.
11 hours ago Intel Asks for Comments on Draft Federal Privacy LawSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
Intel Proposes "Innovative and Ethical Data Use Act of 2018" to Improve Protection of Personal Privacy Through Nationwide Standards