Post Tagged with: "hacking"

Whitehouse Taps Google Advanced Projects Lead for Software Safety Lab

June 30, 2015 12:400 comments
UL brought scientific rigor  to the testing of consumer products, such as this early electric oven.

In-brief: The Obama Whitehouse has tapped famed hacker Peiter Zatko (aka “Mudge”) to head up a new project aimed at developing an “underwriters’ lab” for cyber security. Like this:Like Loading…

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Report finds Hackers Delving Deep Into Compromised Networks

June 23, 2015 08:020 comments
Report finds Hackers Delving Deep Into Compromised Networks

In brief: A report studying compromised networks from the firm Vectra finds a big jump in “lateral movement,” as hackers delve deeper into hacked organizations. Like this:Like Loading…

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The Abject Failure of Federal InfoSec

June 18, 2015 10:010 comments
The reports from OPM and IRS reveal the total failure of federal information security practice.

In-brief: OPM and IRS are just the latest incidents to expose the dire state of federal information security practice. The question is: why?  Like this:Like Loading…

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LastPass Says Hackers Stole Account Data

June 15, 2015 18:221 comment
LastPass says it was the victim of a cyber attack, but that password vaults were not compromised.

In-brief:  LastPass, the keeper of passwords for millions of security conscious Internet users said on Monday that its own systems were breached by hackers. Like this:Like Loading…

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