The Cyber Secure Institute (CSI) has criticized Microsoft's current "hack-and-patch" strategy. According to executive director Rob Housman, the industry would be better off focusing on the deployment of "new technologies" that are inherently secure and certified against the "types of threats we face today."
A new algorithm could improve the speed an accuracy of facial recognition, and even see through a disguise.
The department of Homeland Security, along with other government sites including the Secret Service, Federal Trade Commission and Transportation department, have been hit with a massive denial of service (DoS) attack. The White House, the Department of Defense, the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq and the Washington Post were also targeted.
Criminals can easily predict a person's Social Security number using publicly available data, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers.
Microsoft said it is “is investigating a privately reported
vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control” that could allow an
attacker to gain the same user rights as a local user on your Windows
PC. What makes this security issue especially interesting that it aims
at a component Microsoft apparently had no idea still exists.
News of the death of the software filter Red China wants to put on every PC that enters the country is, it seems, greatly exaggerated.
Spam scams relating to Michael Jackson's death are spreading like wildfire across the internet.
Researchers from across Europe have built the largest quantum key distribution network ever, sending secure, quantum-encrypted information over an eight-node, mesh network.
As we are hearing more and more stories about flaws in “Green Dam”
censorware, a software that is required to be installed on all
computers sold in China beginning July 1, it is reported that Sony is
already shipped PCs with the software, which is designed to filter
Educational websites around the world, including MIT and Berkeley, have been hacked to include links to sites selling products such as Viagra and Cialis.
Oxford, UK - Educational websites around the world, including MIT and Berkeley, have been hacked to include links to sites selling products such as Viagra and Cialis.
Mozilla has patched a number of security and stability issues plaguing its popular Firefox browser. "We strongly recommend that all Firefox users upgrade to this latest release. If you already have Firefox 3, you will receive an automated update notification within 24 to 48 hours," the company said in a statement.
Microsoft confirmed that it is getting ready to make a test version of
its upcoming anti-malware software soon. Code-named “Morro”, the
software is promised to offer “basic protection” against common threats
from malware on the Internet.
More than a third of senior IT workers in the UK and US are snooping at work, according to a survey.
A total of 31 vulnerabilities are addressed in security updates for software, Microsoft said.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called on the US Government Accountability Office to investigate how a secret list of nuclear sites was accidentally released on the internet.
Fears of reaction to the 20th anniversary of Tianamen Square appear to have caused the Chinese government to block the phenomenon called Twitter.
Digital security is clearly an important matter to President Barack Obama and he will today announce that he will appoint a "cyber czar" to oversee the nation's computer defenses.
RST has developed an advanced shield that protects individuals against ballistics, improvised explosive devices, dirty bombs and other types of radiological incidents.
AOptix Technologies has successfully tested an ultra-high bandwidth air-to-ground laser communications system. The system, developed for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), is capable of providing uninterrupted coverage over 15,000 square kilometers.
Experts are warning that an epidemic of viruses and mobile phone scams could be just around the corner.