Top Intel Democrat: Trump risking U.S. credibility

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee believes President-elect Donald Trump is risking U.S. credibility around the globe by perpetuating evidence-free claims that "millions" of people voted illegally and by skipping intelligence briefings. Trump, said Rep. Adam Schiff of California, is not "growing into the job." "When you have a president-elect who sends […]

DailyMotion Hack Leaks Emails, Passwords of 87M Users

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe video sharing website DailyMotion admitted early Tuesday that it recently suffered an “external security problem” which resulted in the compromise of its users data. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Sony Closes Backdoors in IP-Enabled Cameras

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailBackdoors, likely intentional remote administration features, were closed off in 80 different Sony IP-enabled cameras running the IPELA Engine technology. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Russia gets new Putin-approved information security doctrine following cyberespionage attack fears

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe new edition of the doctrine comes on the heels of cyberattacks on major Russian banks. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

DDoS, IoT Top Cybersecurity Priorities for 45th President

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailAddressing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks designed to knock Web services offline and security concerns introduced by the so-called “Internet of Things” (IoT) should be top cybersecurity priorities for the 45th President of the United States, according to a newly released blue-ribbon report commissioned by President Obama. “The private sector and the Administration should collaborate on a roadmap for improving the […]

Dirty Cow Vulnerability Patched in Android Security Bulletin

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailToday’s Android Security Bulletin included a patch for the Dirty Cow vulnerability, a seven-year-old Linux bug that had yet to be patched by Google. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Sextortion scams on the rise as cybercrooks cash in on ‘safe’ social media spaces

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailAccording to the National Crime Agency, sextortion scams have resulted in 4 deaths over the year. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

India’s cyber security agency warns of hacking attempts on micro ATMs and POS terminals following demonetisation

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailCERT-In says ATMS are vulnerable in the wake of scramble for cash. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

North Korea’s government sanctioned Red Star OS can be remotely hacked, say security researchers

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailSecurity experts expose a new vulnerability to ‘mark Red Star’s anniversary leak’. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

How Americans View the EMV Update

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailDespite news coverage and social media frustration focusing on perceived shortcomings of credit cards with EMV chip technology, nearly 4 in 5 Americans view chip cards positively, a new NerdWallet survey shows. And more people say they prefer to use chip cards than traditional magnetic-stripe cards when making purchases in stores. Even so, a year […]