White House: Quantum computers could crack encryption, so here's what we need to do

The White House has announced a set of proposals for keeping the US ahead of quantum computing race globally, while mitigating the risk of quantum computers that can break public-key…

Cloudflare Successfully Thwarted One of The Largest DDoS Attacks

Cloudflare explained that it wasn’t the largest application-layer attack but the largest ever noted in the HTTPS category. Internet Infrastructure company Cloudflare has mitigated one of the world’s largest distributed…

CANs Reinvent LANs for an All-Local World

A close look at a new type of network, known as a Cloud Area Network. In an article I wrote over a year ago called “Securing the New Normal of…

F5 Warns of Critical Bug Allowing Remote Code Execution in BIG-IP Systems

The vulnerability is ‘critical’ with a CVSS severity rating of 9.8 out of 10. Application service provider F5 is warning a critical vulnerability allows unauthenticated hackers with network access to execute…

Latest Cohort Announced for NCSC For Startups

The new cohort was chosen for their innovative approaches to tackling the growing ransomware threat

VHD Ransomware Linked to North Korea’s Lazarus Group

Source code and Bitcoin transactions point to the malware, which emerged in March 2020, being the work of APT38, researchers at Trellix said. Cryptocurrency thief Lazarus Group appears to be…

UK National Health Service Email Accounts Compromised by Hackers to Steal Microsoft Logins

For about six months, more than 100 National Health Service (NHS) employees in the United Kingdom had their email accounts used in various phishing attacks, some of which intended to…

Mustang Panda deploys a new wave of malware targeting Europe

By Jung soo An, Asheer Malhotra and Justin Thattil, with contributions from Aliza Berk and Kendall McKay. In February 2022, corresponding roughly with the start of the Russian Invasion of…

Google, Apple, Microsoft make a new commitment for a “passwordless future”

Sometime this year or next, we may finally get to say goodbye to our passwords. Google, Apple and Microsoft have all extended their commitment to building passwordless support into their…

A security researcher told me my passwords and more: How 15 years of digital footprints left me exposed

The internet does not like to forget.  Many of us know this, or at least it’s something that’s in the backs of our minds as we post updates to Facebook,…