With an OK from the US president, the Pentagon this week launched cyber strikes that took down Iranian computer networks used to control missile launches, says a…
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) this week confirmed that its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been hacked. An audit document from the U.S. Office…View More NASA Has Been Hacked
How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…View More With GDPR’s ‘Right of Access,’ Who Really Has Access?
More than 2 million connected security cameras, baby monitors and other IoT devices have serious vulnerabilities that have been publicly disclosed for more than two…View More Consumers Urged to Junk Insecure IoT Devices
The city council for Riviera Beach, Florida, voted this week to pay more than $600,000 to a ransomware gang so city officials could recover data…View More Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released a joint security advisory warning of a new strain of…View More North Korea Debuts New Electricfish Malware In Hidden Cobra Campaigns
Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra,…View More Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project
Light bulbs, locks, thermostats and appliances are now designed with network connectivity in mind. One day soon, the majority of such once-isolated devices could become…View More The 3 Basic Concepts of MQTT Security
A new strain of malware has been spotted in the wild by the Kaspersky security team. Named Plurox, this new malware is a cut above…View More New Plurox malware is a backdoor, cryptominer, and worm, all packed into one
Data breaches and security incidents are becoming increasingly costly. Canadian lender Desjardins Group recently revealed it had spent C$70 million ($53 million) in the wake…View More What is the cost of a data breach?
The aircraft safety system known as the Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) can be coerced into sending an airplane on a mid-air rollercoaster…View More Airplane Hack Exposes Weaknesses of Alert and Avoidance Systems