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  • November 10, 2015 10 Nov'15

    NSA vulnerability disclosure policy balances offense and defense

    The NSA published its vulnerability disclosure policy, which aims to balance intelligence benefits with security, but experts said the policy raises more questions than it answers.

  • November 06, 2015 06 Nov'15

    Bad news for encryption security, PKI certificate revocation

    News roundup: Troubling research on PKI certificate revocation; encryption research finds usability lacking; GnuPG adds features. Plus: More zero-days, xCodeGhost still haunting Apple and more.

  • November 05, 2015 05 Nov'15

    Experts: Cyber liability insurance and lawsuits set to improve security

    Cyber liability insurance claims and lawsuits are expected to rise considerably in the next couple years, and experts believe they will lead to improved security for enterprises and developers.

  • November 03, 2015 03 Nov'15

    CSIP aims to modernize U.S. government cybersecurity

    Experts approve of the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan issued by the White House to strengthen government cybersecurity guidelines and practices, but worry about implementation.

  • November 02, 2015 02 Nov'15

    CoinVault, Bitcryptor ransomware declared dead following arrests

    CoinVault and Bitcryptor variants of ransomware have been declared dead after the authors were arrested and decryption keys were recovered by law enforcement.

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  • November 02, 2015 02 Nov'15

    Cryptowall 3.0 ransomware reported to cost victims $325 million

    A new report analyzed Cryptowall 3.0 ransomware attacks and found that it may have cost victims $325 million and that money may be going to a single source.

  • October 30, 2015 30 Oct'15

    Google slams Symantec over Certificate Transparency trouble

    Google demands Certificate Transparency for all Symantec-issued certificates in wake of last month's escalating disclosures about fake "testing" certificates.

  • October 29, 2015 29 Oct'15

    Congress can still fix CISA privacy issues in reconciliation

    CISA passed the Senate despite complaints over privacy issues, but experts said there is still hope those troubles can be fixed when the bill goes to the House for reconciliation.

  • October 28, 2015 28 Oct'15

    U.S. and E.U. enter into new data sharing agreement

    The European Union and United States have agreed in principle to a new data sharing framework to replace the Safe Harbor pact, but the details of the new rules are still a mystery.

  • October 28, 2015 28 Oct'15

    Disputed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act passes Senate

    Despite vocal criticism from privacy advocates and technology companies, the U.S. Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act by an overwhelming majority.

  • October 26, 2015 26 Oct'15

    Dridex malware returns despite DOJ arrests

    The Dridex malware has made a return, and attackers are once again using botnets to send the Trojan to banks, despite the Department of Justice making high-profile arrests last month.

  • October 23, 2015 23 Oct'15

    Google to adopt strictest DMARC policy to fight spam, phishing

    News roundup: Google to implement strictest DMARC policy in anti-phishing campaign. Plus: CISA is coming, the health care industry is lagging and SHA-1 is failing.

  • October 22, 2015 22 Oct'15

    Experts say Oracle patches need to be faster

    Oracle patches 154 flaws in its quarterly update. Experts said patches need to be released faster, but Oracle stands by its release schedule.

  • October 21, 2015 21 Oct'15

    Trend Micro acquires HP TippingPoint for $300 million

    Trend Micro agreed to purchase HP TippingPoint for $300 million in an effort to bolster network security, but experts disagree on the strategy of either company involved.

  • October 20, 2015 20 Oct'15

    Report: CIA director's email hacked repeatedly by high school student

    CIA Director John Brennan had his email hacked multiple times, and the hacker found that Brennan stored potentially sensitive information in his AOL email account.

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