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  • Federal agencies face outsider threats and internal ignorance

    01.04.2014

    A SolarWinds cybersecurity survey among federal IT pros revealed that while the majority of respondents describe their agencies as cybersecurity-ready, many still face attacks and threats by both malicious intruders and careless and untrained insiders, and they are tasked with mastering IT security despite organizational and budget challenges.

  • Additional NSA-backed code found in RSA crypto products

    01.04.2014

    A group of professors and researchers from several universities in the US and the Netherlands have tested the exploitability of various implementations of the infamous Dual_EC_DRBG cryptographic algorithm which is though to have been backdoored by the US NSA, and have discovered that the RSA BSAFE products contain another tool used by NSA that could make a Dual EC attack considerably faster and easier.

  • ACLU probes US police's use of fake cell towers

    26.03.2014

    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is on a mission to find out which local and state law enforcement forces in the US are using "stingrays" and how, but are being obstructed in their effort.

  • NSA compromised Huawei's servers, spied on its executives

    24.03.2014

    For years, the US government has been very vocal about its distrust of Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei, pointedly blocking acquisitions and takeovers that would allow the company to gain more ground on US soil and urging some foreign governments to adopt the same stance.

  • US tech firms knew about and assisted with PRISM data collection

    20.03.2014

    In a testimony before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the NSA general council Rajesh De and his colleague stated on Wednesday that the tech companies that denied giving access to user data via the PRISM program were, in fact, lying.




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Dissecting the unpredictable DDoS landscape

Posted on 23 April 2014.  |  DDoS attacks are now more unpredictable and damaging than ever, crippling websites, shutting down operations, and costing millions of dollars in downtime, customer support and brand damage, according to Neustar.


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