Tags Vulnerability

National labs will probe election tech for vulnerabilities under planned DHS program

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The government is currently planning a cybersecurity program that would allow federally funded national scientific laboratories to privately probe and then document security flaws existing in U.S. election technology, most of which is developed and sold by private companies, according to a senior U.S. official.

Election day website crash in Knox County coincided with more direct hack, report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Officials and investigators are not sure if the crash resulted from traffic overload, the hack or both.

Security flaw in Electron impacts hundreds of desktop apps

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

This is the second critical remote code execution vulnerability of the year for Electron.

'Efail' exploit can expose old email content that was previously encrypted

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Some experts recommend you should remove S/MIME and PGP private keys from your email client in the meantime.

China's government is keeping its security researchers from attending conferences

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A new measure will keep Chinese researchers from their usual Pwn2Own domination.

New SEC guidance: Please don't sell your stocks if you have insider info about a breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

The unanimously approved guidance details the ways in which publicly traded companies ought to be transparent with investors and other stakeholders when it comes to cyber risk.

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