House Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite Privacy Protests

House Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite Privacy Protests

The House of Representatives passed the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, a bill designed to allow more fluid sharing of cybersecurity threat data between corporations and government agencies.

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How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks

How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks

Security researchers with Fox-IT in the Netherlands have found a way to detect Quantum Insert attacks.

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Senator Ron Wyden: The Free Internet Is a Global Priority

Senator Ron Wyden: The Free Internet Is a Global Priority

The internet community has already chalked up an impressive list of wins — from New Neutrality to killing SOPA and PIPA. But our work is far from done.

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Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

In response to reports last week that passenger Wi-Fi networks make some planes vulnerable to hacking, the FBI and TSA have issued an alert to airlines advising them to be on the lookout for evidence of tampering or network intrusions. The FBI and TSA note that they currently have no information to support claims that […]

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Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

The tweet that got a hacker banned from a flight has evoked a heated debate on the Cold War between security researchers and the industries whose faults they expose.

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New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods.

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The Piracy ‘Problem’ With Periscope Really Isn’t One

The Piracy ‘Problem’ With Periscope Really Isn’t One

Devoting serious resources to Periscope and Meerkat piracy is like swatting away a ladybug in a room full of vipers.

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