Watchdog says 2020 Census systems are riddled with security flaws

With a census just two years away, the Census Bureau has a cybersecurity problem. That’s a key takeaway from the congressional watchdog, the Government Accountability Office, which oversees the government’s spending....

The quantum meltdown of encryption

Shlomi Dolev is the Chair Professor and founder of the Computer Science department of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is the author of Self-Stabilization. Shlomi also is a cybersecurity...

Popular crypto service MyEtherWallet hit by attack after Hola VPN gets hacked

MyEtherWallet, one of the internet’s most popular services for managing cryptocurrencies, suffered a serious security breach for the second time this year after a widely-used VPN service was compromised for...

RIP “crypto”

RIP “crypto”. You had a good run. This week veteran cryptographer Matt Blaze, finally gave in — to what must have been a near-constant, low-level drone of ‘CAn Buy Crypto.com???$$$$!’ spam...

TMGcore is running high-efficiency crypto mines in Texas

Out on the plains of East Texas, not far from Dallas, a company called TMGcore is mining crypto. The company, funded to the tune of $70 million, will...

A simple solution to end the encryption debate

Bill Harrington Contributor Criminals and terrorists, like millions of others, rely on smartphone encryption to protect the information on their mobile devices. But unlike most of us, the data on their phones...

Hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how to bypass 2FA

A new exploit allows hackers to spoof two-factor authentication requests by sending a user to a fake login page and then stealing the username, password, and session cookie. KnowBe4 Chief...

Can data science save social media?

Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling...

Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at...

Monzy Merza is the chief security evangelist at Splunk. More posts by this contributor The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat This week, 50,000 security professionals will descend upon...

Apple says its developer service was affected by a bug not a security breach

Apple has explained that an issue that briefly affected developer accounts today was caused by a bug and not a security breach as some had...

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Google Play Music is late in India, but it is cheaper...

While Google launched the ability to buy songs and albums from Play Music back in September last year, Google took their own sweet...