Home page logo
/
isn logo
Info Security News Mailing List

Carries news items (generally from mainstream sources) that relate to security.

List Archives

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
20147572798766748249
20136159847488609283101987059
201293101101857425599285867858
20111079712281122647491861028885
2010989914011211211511011094749374
20091221071361371089310811810411311098
2008164135131150128128134115116122105124
2007154136141126124131128113132137119131
200611912012912813414024141115135130120
20059210915311568111102144113144125115
200494106911019314111611911110210993
2003159131144130134134129105127114115103
2002170144181171191121144127142134126130
20011391551748215685200156217129119
20004831187171145175141152154173
199954353348

Latest Posts

The Black Hat evolution InfoSec News (Aug 27)
http://www.csoonline.com/article/2597936/security-leadership/the-black-hat-evolution.html

By Ira Winkler
CSO
Aug 26, 2014

When the Black Hat conference moved to the Mandalay Bay hotel, I was
curious as to what would be different. Over the years, Black Hat has
evolved into something very different than how it started. Whether it has
been a good or bad evolution depends on your perspective.

As background, I have the honor of being the first...

New HIPAA breach details remain vague InfoSec News (Aug 27)
http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/new-hipaa-breach-details-remain-vague

By Erin McCann
Associate Editor
Healthcare IT News
August 26, 2014

Cedars-Sinai Health System is notifying its patients of a HIPAA breach,
after an unencrypted hospital laptop containing patient medical data and
Social Security numbers was stolen from an employee's home.

Despite saying they were mailing breach notification letters this week,
hospital officials...

Tesla recruits hackers to boost vehicle security InfoSec News (Aug 27)
http://www.computerworld.com/article/2597937/security0/tesla-recruits-hackers-to-boost-vehicle-security.html

By Jaikumar Vijayan
Computerworld
Aug 26, 2014

Electric carmaker Tesla Motors wants security researchers to hack its
vehicles. In coming months, the Silicon Valley based high-tech carmaker
will hire up to 30 full-time hackers whose job will be to find and close
vulnerabilities in the sophisticated firmware that controls its cars....

Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charges InfoSec News (Aug 27)
http://www.wired.com/2014/08/federal-cybersecurity-director-guilty-child-porn-charges/

By Kim Zetter
Threat Level
Wired.com
08.26.14

As the acting cybersecurity chief of a federal agency, Timothy DeFoggi
should have been well versed in the digital footprints users leave behind
online when they visit web sites and download images.

But DeFoggi—convicted today in Maryland on three child porn charges
including conspiracy to solicit and...

Want to learn cybersecurity? Head to Def Con. InfoSec News (Aug 27)
http://www.marketplace.org/topics/tech/want-learn-cybersecurity-head-def-con

By Queena Kim
Marketplace
August 25, 2014

I wanted to talk to people who are learning how to become cybersecurity
professionals. With all the security break-ins that we've seen recently, I
thought they would be easy to find. At a Silicon Valley university, maybe?
Or in a Bay Area tech school?

Nope! In the end I had to go to Vegas, of all places, to a hacker...

Cybersecurity hiring crisis: Rockstars, anger and the billion dollar problem InfoSec News (Aug 26)
http://www.zdnet.com/cybersecurity-hiring-crisis-rockstars-anger-and-the-billion-dollar-problem-7000032924/

By Violet Blue for Zero Day
ZDNet News
August 26, 2014

At no time in history has there been a greater need to hire security
professionals to protect and defend infrastructures from an inexhaustible
onslaught of organized crime, industrial espionage, and nation-state
attacks.

A small talent pool, an inflated wage bubble and the high...

Intelligence Gap: How a Chinese National G ained Access to Arizona’s Terror Center InfoSec News (Aug 26)
http://www.propublica.org/article/lizhong-fan

By Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica and Andrew Becker, Center for Investigative
Reporting, illustration by David Sleight, ProPublica
August 26, 2014

LIZHONG FAN’S DESK WAS AMONG A CROWD of cubicles at the Arizona Counter
Terrorism Information Center in Phoenix. For five months in 2007, the
Chinese national and computer programmer opened his laptop and enjoyed
access to a wide range of sensitive...

Hackers shut down Sony Playstation network at the same time as they diverted CEO's plane by tweeting bomb threat InfoSec News (Aug 26)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2734392/Hackers-send-bomb-threat-Sony-exec-s-plane-shutting-Playstation-Network.html

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
26 August 2014

Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and apparently disrupted the
travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest
that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.

American cut short the Sony Corp. executive's flight on Sunday and made an...

CFP: ICCICS2014 Malaysia - The International Conference on Cyber-Crime Investigation and Cyber Security (ICCICS2014) InfoSec News (Aug 26)
Forwarded from: Hazel Ann <hazel.sdiwc (at) gmail.com>

November 17-19, 2014
Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

http://sdiwc.net/conferences/2014/iccics2014/

All registered papers will be included in the publisher's Digital Library.
==============================================================
The conference aims to enable researchers build connections between different
digital...

Why our lack of understanding on China may be the biggest risk InfoSec News (Aug 26)
http://www.csoonline.com/article/2597397/advanced-persistent-threats/why-our-lack-of-understanding-on-china-may-be-the-biggest-risk.html

By George V. Hulme
CSO
Aug 25, 2014

If you don’t understand the capabilities and motivations of your
adversaries – you can’t expect to be very successful in managing your
relationship with them, negotiating, or defending against their
advancements.

This is especially true today when it comes to...

Defense ministry finds hacking attempts against its reporters InfoSec News (Aug 22)
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140822000949

By koreaherald.com
2014-08-22

Unidentified hackers, suspected to be based in China, have been caught
trying to steal data from media reporters covering South Korea's Ministry
of National Defense, ministry officials said Friday.

"We've confirmed that a handful of reporters covering the ministry have
received an e-mail which carries the malicious code this week," a...

Amazon Expands Its Cloud Services to the U.S. Military InfoSec News (Aug 22)
http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2014/08/amazon-expands-its-cloud-services-us-military/92090/

By Frank Konkel
Nextgov.com
August 21, 2014

Amazon Web Services has become the first commercial cloud provider
authorized to handle the Defense Department’s most sensitive unclassified
data.

Today’s announcement that AWS has achieved a provisional authority to
operate under DOD’s cloud security model at impact levels 3-5 is a major
win...

Sekurity is hard – technicaleducation.c isco.com vulnerable to XSS InfoSec News (Aug 22)
http://www.infosecnews.org/sekurity-is-hard-technicaleducation-cisco-com-vulnerable-to-xss/

By William Knowles @c4i
Senior Editor
InfoSec News
August 22, 2014

On 21 of August 2014 the security researcher E1337 reported to XSSposed
(XSS exposed) that technicaleducation.cisco.com has an XSS (Cross-Site
Scripting) vulnerability which currently has 2 vulnerabilities in total
reported by security researchers).

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) inserts...

Michael Daniel's Path to the White House InfoSec News (Aug 22)
http://www.govinfosecurity.com/interviews/michael-daniels-path-to-white-house-i-2422

By Eric Chabrow
Gov Info Security
August 21, 2014

Michael Daniel sees his lack of technical expertise in IT security as an
asset in his job as White House cybersecurity coordinator.

"Being too down in the weeds at the technical level could actually be a
little bit of a distraction," Daniel, a special assistant to the
president, says in an...

U.S. venture firm Kleiner Perkins suffers security breach InfoSec News (Aug 22)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/22/us-usa-crime-kleiner-idUSKBN0GM03J20140822

BY SARAH MCBRIDE
SAN FRANCISCO
Reuters.com
Aug 21, 2014

California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied
venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a spokeswoman for
the Menlo Park police said on Thursday.

The theft may put Kleiner in jeopardy of losing valuable financial data
and making the firm the latest in a long...

More Lists

Dozens of other network security lists are archived at SecLists.Org.


[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]