Security Clan Editor's Blog 5/23/2012 27 comments
The FBI is taking steps to address the "Going Dark" problem.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 5/16/2012 2 comments
Security Clan Editor's Blog 5/9/2012 19 comments
There is no simple fix for personal privacy on Facebook. Perpetual vigilance is our only hope.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 5/2/2012 10 comments
Claims that the cybercrime wave has been exaggerated do not stand up to examination.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 4/25/2012 27 comments
With the House set to consider bills representing limited measures, progress toward securing the national cyberspace remains stalled.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 4/18/2012 9 comments
Anxieties about CISPA are misplaced, although the bill would benefit from better wording.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 4/11/2012 9 comments
Cody Kretsinger, who has pleaded guilty to Sony hacking charges, may face a long prison spell.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 4/4/2012 4 comments
An analyst raises the possibility that weakness in cloud infrastructure may have given thieves access to Global Payments' accounts.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 3/28/2012 8 comments
The FTC sets out voluntary privacy guidelines but calls for Congress to act if companies fail to comply.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 3/21/2012 11 comments
Identifying users through behavior like keystrokes offers an imaginative solution to the password problem -- if it works.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 3/14/2012 6 comments
Supposedly pro-free-Internet hackers ironically use Big Brother techniques to threaten personal privacy.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 3/7/2012 20 comments
The revelation that a LulzSec kingpin may have been aiding the FBI strikes at the heart of trust among hacktivists.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 2/29/2012 26 comments
Revelations about Apple apps leaking address books mean the latest flaw -- photo copying -- should be taken seriously.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 2/22/2012 24 comments
With Anonymous already spoiling for a fight, Lamar Smith's new attempt to impose surveillance on Web browsing seems set to throw fuel on the fire.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 2/15/2012 6 comments
A group of senators is trying to delay legislation aimed at defending the nation's critical cyber infrastructure.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 2/8/2012 17 comments
Pirates will be with us always. If you can't beat them, join them -- which means: compete.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 2/1/2012 4 comments
A new survey finds customers of IT resellers concerned and perplexed about security options.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 1/25/2012 15 comments
Facial recognition security looks cool but misses the point when it comes to smartphone hacking.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 1/18/2012 17 comments
A retailer and a major security vendor reveal damaging system breaches.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 1/11/2012 6 comments
The FedRAMP controls issued this week as a baseline for federal government cloud security represent very early steps in an ongoing process.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 1/4/2012 17 comments
German hackers want to coordinate an alternative satellite-based Internet.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 12/28/2011 14 comments
Anonymous launched a Christmas Day "Robin Hood" exploit. Or did it?
Security Clan Editor's Blog 12/21/2011 17 comments
Whether China is responsible or not, the just revealed sustained attack on the US Chamber of Commerce should make everyone fear the worst.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 12/14/2011 7 comments
Symantec made some predictions in late 2010 for the 2011 security environment. How did it do?
Security Clan Editor's Blog 12/7/2011 6 comments
MIT sounds the alarm about lack of accountability for infrastructure security.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 11/30/2011 9 comments
The FTC and EU together may bring an end to privacy breaches by sites like Facebook.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 11/23/2011 6 comments
APTs are not invincible. Human and technical security measures can help protect against them.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 11/16/2011 20 comments
Authentic digital certificates prove vulnerable to theft and misuse.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 11/9/2011 7 comments
The Apple app store is not impregnable after all.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 11/2/2011 10 comments
The NSA is reported to be involved in helping US financial institutions defend themselves from APTs.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 10/26/2011 27 comments
Credit card companies have astonishing plans to package and trade your personal information, from your purchasing behavior to your DNA.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 10/19/2011 14 comments
The US found itself in a dilemma when it considered cyber-attacks against Libya.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 10/12/2011 13 comments
Personal data is being shared with third parties by prominent Websites, despite their privacy policies.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 10/5/2011 11 comments
Social media can be malware's best friend, and they help with social engineering, too.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 9/28/2011 20 comments
The biggest noncriminal threat to the security of your personal information today is data-grabbing under a false guise of transparency.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 9/21/2011 7 comments
The Pirate Party's success in German state elections, together with its growing international presence, suggests there might be a future for political activism with roots in underground movements like content piracy and hacking.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 9/14/2011 15 comments
Blumenthal's bill takes impressive steps toward holding enterprises accountable for negligence in their security practices.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 9/7/2011 5 comments
The breach of another certification authority, GlobalSign, may signal the end of security certificates as a digital security tool.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 8/31/2011 38 comments
WikiLeaks is defending itself against an anonymous hack attack. The irony is not hard to detect.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 8/24/2011 15 comments
The vision of moving government to the cloud, with all the efficiencies and cost savings that would likely produce, is being hindered by understandable security concerns.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 8/17/2011 9 comments
A rumored White House Executive Order, aimed at preventing a repeat of WikiLeaks, is unlikely to address our key cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 8/10/2011 7 comments
A German scientist claims to have decrypted data from major mobile networks using simple tools, and he plans to release the methodology today.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 8/3/2011 7 comments
According to McAfee, 72 major organizations, including the United Nations and national governments, have been at the mercy of cyberintrusion for at least the last five to six years.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/27/2011 20 comments
The story behind the FBI's Anonymous arrests makes fascinating reading as hacking group switches legal protest strategies.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/20/2011 26 comments
Has law enforcement finally made a serious strike at the heart of Anonymous, or are they still fighting shadows?
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/13/2011 19 comments
The White House's announcement of 24/7 communications with Russia over cybersecurity is welcome but lacks much real substance.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/6/2011 10 comments
Microsoft's cooperative efforts to bring down large botnets is a positive contribution to the war against spam.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/5/2011 11 comments
Hacking Fox's Twitter feed to post a false message that President Obama had been assassinated was unfunny and unconvincing.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/4/2011 7 comments
With hacker group Anonymous targeting Florida over arrests of workers for the homeless, we ask about the ethics of digital direct action.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 6/29/2011 49 comments
Passwords may work in theory, but user fallibility makes them unworkable in practice. We need alternatives.
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