Celebrated hacker Peiter "Mudge" Zatko has left DARPA and is going to Google.Read More >
At the end of this month, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will end its Cyber Fast Track program, which empowered security "rock stars" to tackle tough cybersecurity problems in innovative ways.
Speaking at CanSec West, an annual security conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, the CFT program's director Peiter Zatko said "CFT is ending because it was an experiment. DARPA isn't an open organization. We were looking for a new way to work with people.”Read More >
In order to increase power to its drone fleet, DARPA wants to rethink conventional chip technology and, if necessary, computing as we know it.Read More >
An recent report on Gawker details the discovery of a security breach that has exposed the email addresses of over 100,000 iPad owners--among them high-ranking government and military officials and media moguls--along with corresponding iPad ICC-ID data that could potentially leave the devices open to spam and malware. The ICC-ID is a device-specific identifier used to authenticate each iPad's SIM card on the AT&T network.Read More >