Trump administration looks to throttle Chinese surveillance companies’ business with U.S.

The U.S. Commerce Department added eight Chinese companies to its Entity List, citing human rights abuses and surveillance against Muslim minorities.

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E-ticketing system exposes airline passengers' personal information via email

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The weakness is a check-in link that is emailed to customers, and it exposes information such as passport numbers, flight numbers, researchers at Wandera said. The affected airlines include Southwest, Air France and KLM.

Medigate raises $15 million Series A for medical device security

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

A pool of startups focusing on medical device security is forming.

Memes posted to Twitter have been coded to talk to malware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Nothing gold can stay.

Why you shouldn't be afraid of nation-state hackers

by cyber_admin • 1 year ago

There's ample evidence of hacker “B-teams” amongst even the most sophisticated nation-state groups and you shouldn't be afraid of them.

30 years ago, the world's first cyberattack set the stage for modern cybersecurity challenges

by cyber_admin • 1 year ago

The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.

British Airways has some good news and bad news about its payment breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

A card-skimming campaign affected an additional window of time beyond what the company first reported. But the number of accounts exposed from that first breach is smaller than initially reported.

RSA conference app leaks user data

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

Here's a new adage for 2018: It's not a true security conference until someone discovers a flaw in the technology used by the conference's event staff.

NIST releases updated cybersecurity framework

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The new version updates the federal agency's guidelines in several areas, including authentication and identity; cyber risk self-assessments; managing supply chain cybersecurity; and vulnerability disclosure.

Senators push bill banning Chinese tech firms Huawei and ZTE from being used in government

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The legislation is a companion to a bill proposed in the House last month. It would prohibit the U.S. government from contracting with companies that use equipment or services from Huawei and ZTE.

Maj. Gen. Ed Wilson appointed to top Pentagon cyber policy position

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The Air Force officer will become Defense Secretary James Mattis' right-hand man when it comes to cyber policy.

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