In-brief: security experts say the 13 page report, released Thursday, falls well short of offering conclusive evidence of Russian involvement in the hacking, even as The Obama Administration acts to punish Russia for its involvement.
In-brief: Barnes & Noble said its Nook tablets have not been used to steal data and that it is taking steps to stop using software by the Chinese firm Shanghai Adups Technology Co. Ltd. (ADUPS).
In-brief: The security firm Anubis Networks said in a blog post that it has discovered a mystery code by the firm Ragentek that is used in a number of low-cost Android smart phones, used across 55 different device models.
In-brief: In this special Security Ledger podcast, I interview Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret), a top advisor to President Elect Donald Trump about his thoughts on cyber defense and improving the security of government and commercial systems.
In-brief: An article in Quartz finds a common theme in stories about the massive denial of service attacks from IoT botnets and exploding hover boards: a sketchy global supply chain.