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Bug Forces Let’s Encrypt to Revoke Millions of Certificates

Let's Encrypt will revoke three million certificates because of a subtle bug in its server software that affected the way domain records were checked.

Ssl

DoJ on Criminal Marketplaces and Not Breaking the Law

Security researchers, law enforcement, and analysts lurk in criminal marketplaces and forums collecting information which may indicate a possible data breach or data theft. It’s a tricky balancing act—blending in among criminals while not engaging in criminal activity that could get them arrested.

Government, Cybercrime, Penetration Testing

Deciphering Enemy of the State

Dennis Fisher is joined by Chris Brook and Brian Donohue to revisit Enemy of the State, the 1998 techno-paranoia thriller that foretold much of what's happening in today's surveillance society.

Podcast

The Hidden Joys of Security Through Obscurity

Security through obscurity isn't always a bad thing, at least in the esoteric world of ICS security.

Ics Security

‘Building Side Doors Is Not Going to Help’

Encryption back doors will make matters worse, not better, crypto pioneers say.

Encryption, Rsa2020

Decipher Podcast: Wendy Nather

Wendy Nather, head of advisory CISOs at Duo, joins Dennis Fisher to discuss her RSA keynote speech on democratizing security and making security more usable and collaborative.

Podcast

Review Finds Downgrade Attack in Solokey Firmware

A review of the SoloKey firmware found a serious downgrade attack flaw, which an attacker could use to install an older, vulnerable version. The bug has been fixed.

2fa

Decipher Podcast: Rick Altherr

Rick Altherr of Eclypsium joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the company's new research on unsigned device firmware.

Podcast

Ransomware Attack Hit Gas Pipeline Facility

A gas compression facility was the victim of a ransomware attack that took its operations offline for two days and required replacement equipment.

Ransomware

Changes in Kernel Code Created New Security Bugs in Android Devices

Code changes intended to prevent attacks can wind up creating even more security issus, Google Project Zero warned.

Android

Microsoft Pulls Buggy UEFI Security Update

Microsoft has removed the Windows security update addressing issues with third-party boot managers after users complained the updates caused their systems to stop working.

Microsoft, Hardware, Windows

OpenSSH Adds Support for U2F Hardware Keys

OpenSSH has added support for hardware security keys that implement the U2F standard.

2fa

Sale of Corp.com Can Expose Corporate Data

Depending on who winds up buying corp.com, administrators with Active Directory in their networks may wind up with sensitive information unexpectedly leaving the network. Now is the time to check the configuration to make sure they are not using the domain internally.

Dns Security, Active Directory Domain Services, Internet

Senate Bill Would Create Data Protection Agency

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced a new bill that would establish a federal Data Protection Agency with privacy oversight.

Privacy

Extensive Fraud Network Found Using Malicious Chrome Extensions

A long-running ad fraud campaign that was using more than 500 malicious Google Chrome extensions has been identified and halted by researchers.

Google, Adware