In-brief: A new sophisticated cyber crime campaign dubbed “Petulant Penguin” by one research firm appears to use compromised computers at Antarctic research bases to launch targeted attacks on government agencies in the U.S. and Europe. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
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In-brief: Two pieces of legislation moving through Congress could address glaring needs for more legal protections for companies that want to share information on cyber attacks. They would also grease the wheels of the federal government’s omnibus surveillance machine. Read this post in its entirety on Digital Guardian’s blog. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: Leaders of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee introduced the Protecting Cyber Networks Act on Tuesday. The bill would make it easier for companies to share information about attacks with each other and with the government. It also addresses concerns about omnibus spying by U.S. intelligence agencies. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that it is creating a new Office of Technology Research and Investigation to expand the FTC’s research into areas such as privacy, data security, connected cars, smart homes, algorithmic transparency, emerging payment methods, big data, and the Internet of Things. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: connected medical devices pose a number of risks to patients, including the threat of “targeted killings,” according to a report by Intel Security. The fix: better application design and more public-private sector cooperation. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›