New OpenSSL Flaws Expose Encrypted Communications

By Robert Vamosi | 6/6/14 3:20 AM

On Thursday, the OpenSSL Foundation patched a decade old vulnerability that could produce a man-in-the-middle attack on DTLS traffic encrypted with OpenSSL. The open source organization also patched several other vulnerabilities in its latest release.

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Post-Target Hack, Researchers Find Chip And PIN Still Flawed

By Robert Vamosi | 5/22/14 4:51 AM

In the wake of last year's Target data breach, retailers in the US have once again talked about adopting EMV or Chip'N'PIN as a way to reduce fraud at the point of sale terminal.

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eBay Data Breach Affects More Than 140 Million

By Robert Vamosi | 5/21/14 6:42 AM

On Wednesday, eBay urged 145 million of its customers to change the passwords on their accounts as the company publicly disclosed a major data breach. Sometime between February and March of this year an attack compromised the online auction site exposing email addresses, encrypted passwords, birth dates, mailing addresses and other information to computer criminals.

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US Indicts Five Chinese Nationals On Hacking Charges

By Robert Vamosi | 5/19/14 9:46 AM

Five Chinese military officers were indicted Tuesday on charges of hacking into American companies.

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Cyber Europe 2014 Exercise Brings Out The Critics

By Robert Vamosi | 5/7/14 9:50 PM

An online exercise involving 200 organizations and 400 cybersecurity professionals from both the European Union and beyond is bound to include a variety of divergent opinions, however, some opinions are louder than others.

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Heartbleed Exposes Cyber Criminal Forums As Well

By Robert Vamosi | 5/1/14 9:02 AM

Apparently the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug also exposes the user credentials on cyber criminal forums.

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Legal Loophole Vaccates AT&T Hacker's Conviction

By Robert Vamosi | 4/16/14 11:48 PM

A hacker convicted of breaking into AT&T's customer database has had his 41-month conviction vaccated by a US Federal Court.

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Heartbleed Attack Hits Canadian Tax Office, Others

By Robert Vamosi | 4/16/14 10:39 PM

Since last week's disclosure of a powerful vulnerability against OpenSSL, there have been a few high-profile attacks worth noting.

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Spread The Word -- Sharing CyberAttack Info Does Not Violate AntiTrust Laws

By Robert Vamosi | 4/15/14 9:54 PM

In a fresh appeal to get companies to share cyberattack information, the US Government said last week that doing so does not violate existing antitrust laws.

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Serious "Heartbleed" Bug Hits OpenSSL

By Robert Vamosi | 4/9/14 3:15 AM

For the second time this year for OpenSSL, an open-source security transport protocol, is vulnerable to a new flaw.

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