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Encrypt Act Blocks States From Banning Encryption

A group of lawmakers from both parties have introduced a new bill in the House of Representatives that would stop states and local governments from passing laws governing encryption. This will prevent states from passing their own laws before the federal government figures out what to do.

Legislation, Encryption

Facebook Open Sources Sonar Debugging Tool

Facebook has open-sourced its internal Sonar debugging platform form Android and iOS apps development.

Facebook, Tools

New Adobe Flash Bug Draws Attackers’ Attention

A freshly patched Flash vulnerability is being exploited by attackers targeting users in the Middle East.

Adobe

VPNFilter Malware Now Exploiting Endpoints, Not Just Routers

The VPNFilter malware has the ability to compromise endpoints and routers both and destroy data on infected devices.

Malware

Why Facebook Shared Data with Device Makers

The latest brouhaha over Facebook's data-sharing practices highlights how critical APIs have become to modern development, and how important it is to restrict how much data can be accessed through these interfaces.

Privacy, API, Facebook

iOS 12 Goes Hard on Password Security

Apple is adding a slew of new password-security features in iOS 12 to help users avoid using weak or duplicate credentials.

Apple, Passwords

Wyden Pushes FCC For Answers on SS7 Security

Sen. Ron Wyden wants answers from the FCC on cellular network breaches and security.

Government, Mobile

Spectre Forces New Defensive Approaches

The Spectre and Meltdown hardware bugs have pushed vendors such as Google to rethink how they deploy defenses.

Spectre, Hardware Hacking

Security Debt and the Keys to the Kingdom

Security debt is the accumulation of the patches missed, the risks accepted, and the configurations misapplied. Many enterprise security problems arise when the bill comes due.

CISO, Security

Botnet Report Calls for IoT Security, More Awareness

The long-awaited report from the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security called on the industry to improve IoT security, to develop better anti-DDoS technologies, and educate users about botnets. Regulation is not mentioned...yet.

Government, Iot Security

Roll With the New: Continuous Security Delivery

Capsule8 is working to change the way enterprises think about attack detection and response.

Network Security

TIC. TIC. Time is running out for TIC

Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) is the federal equivalent to DMZ. Dramatic changes in IT led by cloud adoption and mobile means we need to rethinking TIC.

Facebook Simplifies 2FA Process for Users

Facebook has changed the way people can use two-factor authentication to protect their accounts, adding authenticator apps.

Facebook, 2fa

Hacker History: The Time Charlie and Chris Hacked a Jeep Cherokee

Let's go back to 2015 in this animated Hacker History, when hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek teamed up to show the world how the latest infotainment features in automobiles can be used to remotely hijack the car.

Hacker History, Car Hacking, Security Research

Expect More Spectre, Meltdown Variants Until Updated Chips Arrive

After Meltdown and Spectre, many researchers warned that increased scrutiny on side-channel meant more attacks will be found, so the discovery of "Variant 4" is not a surprise. More variants will be found as chip makers update their designs over the next few years to fix the issues.

Hardware, Security Processor, Vulnerability