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A phishing campaign with nation-state hallmarks is targeting Chinese government agencies

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The identity of the hackers responsible remains elusive, though the phishing targets in China and the IP addresses involved indicate a coordinated effort, researchers from Anomali said.

'Critical' flaw in apps for Sennheiser headphones allows certificate access

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

The mistake means that hackers could decrypt the key and use the certificate, a means of digital authentication, to monitor victims’ traffic and launch main-in-the-middle attacks.

Pentagon lays out plan to secure websites in response to lawmaker inquiry

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

CIO Dana Deasy lays out the department's plan in response to Sen. Ron Wyden, who raised concerna about the security of DOD's many public-facing sites.

Mozilla weighs following Chrome in mistrusting Symantec certs

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

A blog post by the maker of the Firefox browser says Chrome engineers are correct in their assessment of the problems with Symantec-issued internet security certificates — but they may have gone too far by proposing to distrust them.

Citing compliance failures, Chrome will distrust Symantec certificates

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Two of the biggest names on the internet embarked on a game of chicken this week over the little green padlock in the address bar.

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