Snowden disclosures prompt warning on widely used computer security formula

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In the latest fallout from Edward Snowden's intelligence disclosures, a major U.S. computer security company warned thousands of customers on Thursday to stop using software that relies on a weak mathematical formula developed by the National Security Agency.

Windows Phone 8 earns US government security certification that protects sensitive data

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Microsoft announced that their Windows Phone 8 earns key government security certification from the US, which would help boost its standing among US and Canadian government customers.

Hacker group found in China, linked to big cyberattacks: Symantec

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Hacker group found in China, linked to big cyberattacks: Symantec

Microsoft Issues Emergency ‘Fix It’ For IE Amid Attacks

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A posting from  Dark Reading in there Attacks and Breaches section: Security…

SANS Cyber Defense Initiative (CD) 2013

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Discover the SANS Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI) 2013 training event in Washington DC at the Washington Hilton on December 12-19. More than 25 courses will be taught at SANS CDI 2013 in the following areas:

Online Dictionary Attack with Hydra

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When an attacker wants to learn credentials for an online system, he can use brute force or a dictionary attack. This article introduces these two types of attack and explains how to launch an online dictionary attack using Hydra.

WordPress Security Update 3.6.1

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WordPress Security Update 3.6.1