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Cisco patches 'critical' credential bug in video surveillance software

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 14 hours ago

The company says it failed to disable the root account in the affected software. The root account has static credentials that can be exploited by anyone who knows them.

North Korea's favorite anti-virus software is just an old, ripped off Trend Micro product

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Check Point researchers found that the North Korean software was constructed using a 10-year-old file scanning engine, which Trend Micro first created.

Major U.S. pipeline hit by cyberattack on transaction software

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

A cyberattack has disrupted a system for processing customer transactions for a sprawling network of U.S. natural gas pipelines, according to multiple news reports.

FBI has a unit solely devoted to its 'going dark' problem

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

The office was created after a DOJ IG report found the bureau's communication skills were a mess during a highly publicized 2016 investigation.

Nuance Communications says NotPetya attack has cost it $92 million since June

by Michelai Graham • 7 months ago

The company expects to lose more revenue this year when it enhances and upgrades its cybersecurity software.

Booz Allen scores $621M DHS contract for government-wide cybersecurity program

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

The award is tied to the Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense (DEFEND) Program, part of CDM Phase 3.