Tags vulnerabilities

New DARPA program seeks cybersecurity through hardware design

by Shaun Waterman • 4 days ago

Pentagon scientists say they could stop 40 percent of current cyberattacks by producing secure computer chips. The System Security Integrated Through Hardware and firmware, or SSITH, program is looking for help from industry.

Leaked NSA hacking tools are a hit on the dark web

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

A shadowy cast of random hackers are now sharing, promoting and working to reverse engineer the tools in the latest Shadow Brokers dump.

Where’s Assange? Tech firms are still waiting to receive CIA documents from Wikileaks

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A cohort of technology firms named in CIA documents that were leaked more than two weeks ago are still waiting to receive important software vulnerability information promised by WikiLeaks.

DOD scientists say microchips in weapons can be hacked

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

Cyber vulnerabilities in the military supply chain are worse than you thought.

Zero day study: Hoarding exploits less harmful than generally thought

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

A new study from the RAND Corp. upends much of the conventional wisdom on zero day vulnerability disclosure — they are rarely discovered independently, which makes hoarding them more effective.

Google boosts top bug bounties payments 50 percent

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Vulnerabilities are getting harder to find, says Google, so it's paying more.