Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Maybe Americans don’t need fast home Internet service, FCC suggests

Maybe Americans don’t need fast home Internet service, FCC suggests | Ars Technica: "Americans might not need a fast home Internet connection, the Federal Communications Commission suggests in a new document."



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BlackHat 2017: Multi-Stage Attack Targeting Container Developers, Presented by Aqua

BlackHat 2017: Multi-Stage Attack Targeting Container Developers, Presented by Aqua: "An attack on a container developer has two angles: one is obvious, the other less so. The obvious one is the developer’s level of access to enterprise resources. "



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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Arms Control and Disarmament - U.S. History in Context

"The various arrangements, which reduced, limited, and regulated armaments, provided more stable international environment; but could not themselves resolve other threatening, contentious issues. Controlling armaments had to be coupled with diplomatic resolve so that in an atmosphere temporarily cleared of insecurities inspired by unregulated weaponry, statesmen might deal with critical political, social, and economic differences."

http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/uhic/ReferenceDetailsPage/ReferenceDetailsWindow

Monday, August 7, 2017

Russian hackers arrested on vacation in US-led operation | Fox News

Man Who Hacked his Former Employer Gets 18-Month ...

Man Who Hacked his Former Employer Gets 18-Month ...: "A federal court sentenced a Tennessee man to an 18-month prison sentence and ordered him to pay $172,394 in restitution, following his breach into a former employer's network and copying of emails in order to give his new company a competitive edge, according to the US Department of Justice."



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Russian admits being Ebury botnet herder, now jailed for 46 months • The Register

Russian admits being Ebury botnet herder, now jailed for 46 months • The Register: "A Russian man has been imprisoned for 46 months after admitting to using the Ebury malware to create a massive botnet for fun and profit."



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Bitcoin values in recent years

Bitcoin Kurs: "After a couple years the value of Bitcoin increased as bitcoins traded for about $0.30 on January 1, 2011, went to $31.50 about six months later and ended the year at $4.25. 2012 proved to be a less volatile year with the Bitcoin price staying under $15.



 2013 - The Insane Bitcoin Price | Bitcoin's Value Increases

But 2013 is a year to remember in Bitcoin since the Bitcoin value increased with use cases and innovation. The Bitcoin price started January around $13.25, hit $266 in April, crashed to $50 a week later, consolidated for about six months and then after the United States Senate hearings on Bitcoin launched to the moon and briefly reached $1,240 before ending the year at around $800."



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No, the U.S. Government Should Not Disclose All Vulnerabilities in Its Possession - Lawfare

No, the U.S. Government Should Not Disclose All Vulnerabilities in Its Possession - Lawfare. NSA view...


https://www.lawfareblog.com/no-us-government-should-not-disclose-all-vulnerabilities-its-possession

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Have I been pwned? Pwned Passwords

Have I been pwned? Pwned Passwords: The entire set of passwords is downloadable for free below with each password being represented as a SHA1 hash to protect the original value (some passwords contain personally identifiable information).

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Russia’s hack against Yahoo show need for regulating cyberattacks - San Francisco Chronicle

Events seem to have come full circle for Kaljurand, who's now chairing the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace. The organization wants to establish guidelines on what's permissible or out of bounds when it comes to hacking computer systems in another country.

http://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Russia-s-hack-against-Yahoo-show-need-for-11005014.php

How a coffee machine brewed up ransomware, and other startling findings in the HIMSS cybersecurity report | Healthcare IT News

Coffee machines connected to an internal control room network instead of an isolated network were infected in a factory cyberattack. 

http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/how-coffee-machine-brewed-ransomware-and-other-startling-findings-himss-cybersecurity-report

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Nuance Restores 75% of Clients After NotPetya Malware Attack

Nuance Restores 75% of Clients After NotPetya Malware Attack: Nuance Communications, Inc.�stated that it has restored 75 percent of its clients following the NotPetya malware attack it experienced last month.

Nuance Healthcare, which offers a transcription platform used by medical professionals, said its flagship eScription LH platform has almost been returned to all customers.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

IoTBDS 2018 : 3rd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security

IoTBDS 2018 : 3rd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security: 3rd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security IoTBDS

website: http://iotbds.org/

March 19 - 21, 2018 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

eCrime 2018 : 13th Symposium on Electronic Crime Research

eCrime 2018 : 13th Symposium on Electronic Crime Research: May 14th - 16th 2018 in San Diego, CA.