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How an NSA researcher plans to allow everyone to guard against firmware attacks

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The work is the culmination of seven years worth of research into the security of firmware.

NSA's reverse-engineering malware tool, Ghidra, to get new features to save time, boost accuracy

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The spy agency says it has listened to feedback from users and is integrating some of those ideas into the software.

NSA to establish new Cybersecurity Directorate to boost defense

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Anne Neuberger, who is leading the intelligence agency's task force on Russian election interference, will become the NSA's first director for cybersecurity.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

Microsoft pushes open-source software kit to election agencies, voting-tech vendors

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The code will be posted to GitHub, and can be layered onto existing voting software for added integrity.

Backdoor vulnerability in open source tool exposes thousands of apps to remote code execution

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The 2017 data breach at Equifax was possible because the company did not act to resolve a flaw in the open source Apache Struts framework.

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