The FCC is looking into a website flaw that allowed the real-time tracking of anyone with just a mobile phone number.
Amazon S3 buckets aren't the only data repositories that can leak data because of the organization's configuration errors. Other cloud services on the AWS platform are often found accessible by anyone on the Internet.
Google Chrome will mark all HTTP pages as not secure in the coming months, a major milestone in the overdue death of plaintext connections.
The White House plans to leave the cybersecurity coordinator job open, while lawmakers have introduced a bill to establish a new cybersecurity office.
How do enterprises figure out which security flaws to fix first? Research shows common vulnerability management and remediation strategies are no better than random guesses. Trying to predict which flaws will be exploited and fixing those is a better use of the security teams's time.
The new Android Protected Confirmation API in Android P ensures that a human, not malware, is engaging with the app.
The Efail attacks on encrypted email clients implementing OpenPGP or S/MIME are serious, but there are mitigations and defenses available for users.
A new bill would prevent government agencies from mandating backdoors in encrypted hardware or software products.
Mikhail Davidov decided to see what it would take to develop a process to manually decapsulate chips. After months of work, experimentation, and trial and error, he succeeded.
The bill in Georgia that would have legalized active defense measures and outlawed some security research was vetoed by the state's governor.
Companies get away with disclosing just the bare minimum, or dribble out the bad news to the point where no one is paying attention. We need to hold companies to a higher set of expectations.
The Twitter password bug caused an uproar, but the company's handling of it shows the potential value of being transparent about security.
Protect the data at rest and in transit. How about while in use? Google’s open source framework Asylo helps developers use secure enclaves with their applications without having to know the specifics of how TEEs work or learning how to use specialized tools.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its version 1.1 update to the 1.0 version of their Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, last updated in 2014.
A team from a Dutch university have developed an attack that can remotely compromise some Android devices using the Rowhammer technique.