In-brief: Five predictions about the cyber threats and security challenges that 2017 has in store for us.
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: analysis of the latest leak of sophisticated hacking tools by The Shadow Brokers suggests that the theft was an inside job, the security firm Flashpoint contends.
In-brief: The ‘bad neighborhoods’ effect applies to bots, too, according to the firm Recorded Future, which says that it can identify computers that are likely to be involved in botnets, even before they are, based on their neighborhood.
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.