Hackers have proven that pretty much anything can be hacked, especially when protocols are designed without any thought to security.
Parliament votes to suspend the terrorist finance tracking program over the NSA spy scandal.
Detroit Free Press
Computer experts suspect the government simply beat the cyber-pirates at their own game: hacking.
Help Net Security
Arbor Networks collaborats with Google Ideas to create a data visualization that maps global DDoS attacks.
Santa Clara, CA, is nation’s top spot for online fraudsters, followed by San Jose, CA, Chesterfield, MO, New York, NY and Atlanta, GA.
NIST to release Cybersecurity Framework – standards, methodologies, procedures, processes, guidelines to help businesses address risks, develop plan to improve security posture.
Researchers discovered Apple’s popular iMessage instant messaging system is not as encrypted as the iOS-producing company led users to believe.
Researchers detected new variant of Sazoora malware, a data-hijacking trojan currently targeting US users as part of an international campaign.
Researcher discovered a serious vulnerability in Verizon Wireless’s customer portal that enabled anyone to download user’s SMS message history.
Security Dark Reading
As more malicious mobile apps arrive, security firms roll out different methods of detecting the malware inside business networks.
State of Security
VP Cheney had adjustments to implanted heart defibrillator to disable device’s wireless functions as precaution against potentially fatal hacker attack.
New spam aimed to users of Dropbox; emails purport to come from service, but lead those who click to malware landing page.
We Live Security
Cyber-attacks doubled in 2012-2013, according to report released by investigators Kroll – and third of large companies still do not invest in security.
Nearly 1 in 5 9-11 year olds having physically met strangers encountered online.
35-44 are twice as likely to disregard warnings about attack websites as two years ago; one in five users ignore warning and visit websites anyway.
Security and Crisis Management
3 killed and more than 60 people hurt when security officials clashed with opposition supporters trying to defy ban on protests, days before planned national general strike.
Bombings and shootings across Iraq, killing of television cameraman, left 10 dead as a wave of violent attacks.
Pirates attacked oil supply vessel off Nigerian coast, kidnapped captain and chief engineer, both US citizens.