Information Security Laws Investigations and Ethics
- November 30, 2018
New hacker indictments and U.S.Treasury Department sanctions highlight the disconnect between government action and real world consequences for threat actors.
- November 29, 2018
The FBI indicted two threat actors involved with the SamSam ransomware attacks while the US Treasury sanctioned two others for their role in exchanging Bitcoin earned from attacks.
- November 29, 2018
Dell provided some information about a "potential cybersecurity incident" earlier this month, but it's unclear how the company and customers should be reacting.
- November 28, 2018
The Justice Department indicted eight individuals accused of running major ad fraud campaigns, including the 3ve botnet, which generated millions of dollars in fake ad revenue.
- November 14, 2018
An international cybercrime agreement was signed by 50 nations and 150 companies in Paris, but the U.S., China and Russia were not part of the accord.
- October 12, 2018
The recent Facebook breach affected 20 million fewer accounts than was previously thought. The company now says 29 million accounts had data exposed to attackers.
- October 05, 2018
The U.S., U.K. and other allies accused seven Russian military officers in cybercrimes around the world, and the GRU indictment from the U.S. formally pressed charges.
- October 01, 2018
FBI, DHS call on users to mitigate Remote Desktop Protocol vulnerabilities and handle RDP exploits on their own, even as the "going dark" campaign continues unabated.
- September 21, 2018
News roundup: The Mirai botnet creators will not serve time in prison after they worked with the FBI. Plus, the Department of Defense updated its cyber strategy, and more.
- August 24, 2018
NSA leaker Reality Winner sentenced to 63 months in prison for releasing classified documents detailing an attack by the Russian military against U.S. election systems.
- August 23, 2018
AI bias and the need for data stewardship to prevent issues surrounding the trend of hoarding data are the next big ethical concerns for infosec, according to Laura Norén.
- August 14, 2018
Amanda Rousseau, aka Malware Unicorn, discusses her time in computer forensics investigations with the DoD, as well as the joys of reverse engineering malware encryption by hand.
- August 09, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Disclose.io project and what it could mean for the future of security research and vulnerability disclosure.
- August 03, 2018
News roundup: Disclose.io offers legal bug bounty framework to give researchers safe harbor from legal action for vulnerability disclosures. Plus, Stamos exits Facebook, and more.
- July 31, 2018
New consumer privacy laws are changing the global privacy landscape. Citrix's Peter Lefkowitz explains how Citrix is approaching GDPR compliance and privacy issues in general.