Let's face it. Software has holes. And hackers love to exploit them. New vulnerabilities appear almost daily. If you have software - we all do - you need to keep tabs on the latest vulnerabilities.
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NATO says several of its websites have been targeted in a significant attack that was claimed by Ukrainian hackers in what appeared to be the latest bout of virtual warfare linked to the country's crisis.
It's not good. It's not newly bad. It's just not good. In other words, it's another week and yet more mess. CISPA may be coming back for another round, lots of countries are on the whine-path, and Zuckerberg "unlikes" Obama's tactics regarding Internet privacy.
The NSA chief-in-waiting's testimony to Congress may be enough to inspire lawmakers to revive old cybersecurity legislation, which would indemnify Silicon Valley technology giants from sharing their users' data with the government.
Well, that was ugly as sin. None of the major Web browsers--Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or Safari--could withstand hacker attacks at Zero Day Initiative's Pwn2Own hacking competition.
The Pwn2Own contest has secured at least 14 flaws for vendors to fix.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has denied claims that it conducts indiscriminate hacking and says it doesn’t impersonate US social media or websites.
All companies may have to revisit their IT spending and security practices following the Target data breach. Does anyone really believe that Target was the only company that had lax practices.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says he has called US President Barack Obama to complain that the US government is undermining confidence in the internet with vast, secret surveillance programs.
NSA chief nominee US Navy Vice Admiral Michael S Rogers details some of the procedures it follows for disclosing or withholding its trove of zero day flaws.
According to one developer, Samsung has committed a big security error by letting its modem write to disk but Samsung says it's a "software feature" that poses no risk to users.
Maintaining privacy online seems almost impossible, but there are a tools that can minimise the chances of your personal, financial or business data falling into the wrong hands.
We can't afford software with a philosophy, no matter what the platform zealots reckon about security. We need reliable engineering.
The British founder of the world wide web has called for an "Internet Users Bill of Rights".
But its 2017 goal will face challenges, particularly in data security, given the Chinese networking vendor's links to spying allegations.
The spying agencies in the service of the governments across the western world have borne the brunt of this year's Enemies of the Internet report from Reporters Without Borders.