Eugenio Bianchini

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President Obama explains the difference between Silicon Valley and the real world

“Democracy is messy.”<p>When U.S. President Barack Obama spoke at the White House-hosted Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh last week, he closed with a rather apt nod to Silicon Valley types.<p>The President reminded the entrepreneurial tech enthusiasts in the room that government doesn’t work like a …

The US is reportedly considering a cyberattack to 'embarrass' Russia over alleged hacking

CIA officials say the Obama administration requested options for a "clandestine" cyberattack designed to "embarrass" the Kremlin, according to NBC News sources.<p>The move comes after the US formally accused Russia last week of executing cyberattacks to interfere with the US presidential election.<p>The …

China is not happy about the 9/11 victims law

Congress on Sept. 28 overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act" (JASTA), the first veto override of his presidency, meaning the legislation will become U.S. law.<p>Fifteen out of the 19 hijackers of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States …

Donald Trump: Let's fight cyber crime like we fought the Mafia

A week after dismissing hackers as "somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds", the GOP candidate acknowledges the significance of …

Donald Trump

Jeh Johnson reassures states on federal cybersecurity assistance

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Saturday sought to reassure states that federal help is available amid cybersecurity concerns in the run-up to the presidential election.<p>"In recent months, malicious cyber actors have been scanning a large number of state systems, which could be a preamble …

Yahoo Hacked by Cybercrime Gang, Security Firm Reports

1 Billion Accounts Stolen by 'Professional Blackhats,' InfoArmor Says Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • September 29, 2016<p>The record-breaking Yahoo …

European News

Neither Trump Nor Clinton Know a Damned Thing About Cybersecurity, and Yes, You Should Be Concerned

To the extent that last night's debate drifted into concrete policy discussion, it was often a brief trip before the two candidates returned to the …

Canada, China to discuss accord on cybersecurity

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has directed his top security officials to discuss a cyber accord with China to help protect Canadian corporations from hackers.<p>The Prime Minister's national-security adviser, Daniel Jean, was sent to China earlier this month to co-chair the first in a series of …

Trump says US cyber attacks could have been committed by a 400-pound person “sitting on a bed”

US intelligence agencies and private experts say that Russia is probably responsible for major cyber attacks on the American political system. But, in tonight’s debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump—who has been accused of cozying up to Russia—said that “no one knows” who committed the attacks. …

Cyber-attacks

SWIFT Banking System Was Hacked at Least Three times This Summer

SWIFT, the system banks use to send payment instructions worth trillions of dollars each day, was hacked at least three times over the summer and …

The Yahoo breach proves we need ways to hit the attackers before they strike

We need to enter the age of preemptive cyber security.<p>Today, Yahoo is in damage control mode, trying to limit the impact of an extraordinary breach which saw 500 million user accounts exposed. The company’s natural instinct is reactive: Find the problem and isolate it.<p>But the fact is, attackers …

Cybersecurity

Brexit: True cost of UK leaving EU without trade deal revealed

The damage to Britain’s goods exporters of leaving the European Union without a new free trade deal in place would be at least £4.5bn a year – and in …

Hackers in the house: Why your IoT devices may have already joined a botnet

Hackers are taking advantage of lax security attitudes around connected devices to hijack them for malicious means, researchers have warned.<p>Criminals …

Cybersecurity

OSCP – Trying harder than ever before

Where I come from, being a tryhard has a lot of negative connotations.<p>Over the summer, I had the pleasure of taking Offensive Security’s Pentesting …

Chinese Hackers Take Control of a Tesla From 12 Miles Away (Most Cars Are Probably Vulnerable)

Tesla hurries to patch newly discovered vulnerability after Keen Security finds it.<p>It's a nightmare scenario. You're driving down the highway when suddenly your car takes on a mind of its own. The steering wheel no longer works. You find yourself accelerating to dangerous speeds and the brakes no …

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