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Report: Race to unlock San Bernardino shooter's iPhone was delayed by poor FBI communication

WASHINGTON — The FBI’s race to hack into the cellphone of slain San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook was hindered by poor internal …

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Canadian man facing prison for Yahoo hack

British military police search German river for toddler who vanished 36 years

British military police have started digging up a German river bank to search for the remains of a soldier's two-year-old daughter who went missing 36 years ago, after a review of evidence suggested clues may have been overlooked in the case.<p>Katrice Lee disappeared from a shop for British troops …

AWS Forensics and Incident Response

<i>We’re creating a new cloud-forensic tool — </i><i>click here to sign up</i> <i>for the Beta and be the first to try it out.</i><p>In Amazon Web Services, forensics is a …

Siri Lets Anyone Bypass Your iPhone's Lockscreen -- Feature or Bug?

Much like beauty, secure design seems to be in the eye of the beholder.<p>Those who have gotten early access to Apple's next software release, iOS 8, have started playing around with it, and the security-minded among the previewers have started looking for flaws and bugs. Jose Rodriguez, a 37-year-old …

The Home Depot reportedly ignored warnings from its own cybersecurity team

56 million credit cards were compromised in a recent hack on The Home Depot. Now, <i>The New York Times</i> is reporting that the company dismissed and largely ignored concerns put forth by security researchers as far back as 2008.<p>Former members of the company's cybersecurity teams spoke to the <i>Times</i>, and …

Army Bolsters Cybersecurity Force Amid Shifts in Threats, Technology

Cybersecurity threats are increasing in frequency and sophistication as technological advances make it easier to wage cyber attacks, according to the Army’s top cyber officer.<p>As recently as five years ago, would-be cyber attackers needed expert knowledge to take down systems and networks. Now, they …

12 surprising ways personal technology betrays your privacy

Our great privacy fears tend to be centered around others invading our privacy, whether it's Google reading email, the boss monitoring your computer …

Privacy

Google spends over $75,000 in bounties to fix 159 security issues with Chrome 38 release

In addition to updating Chrome for iOS, Google today released Chrome 38 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can update to the latest release now using the browser’s built-in silent updater, or download it directly from google.com/chrome.<p>While Chrome 38 beta brought a slew of new features, the stable …

NSA Mind-Bender: We Won't Tell You What Info We Already Leaked to the Media

Longtime reporters who cover the NSA know that any time we ask the obstinate spy agency for information, we're probably going to hit a brick wall. …

Anatomy of a Compromised Site: 7,000 Victims in Two Hours

Earlier this year we discussed how Gizmodo’s Brazilian site was compromised and used to spread online banking malware to approximately 7,000 victims …

US Spy Programs May Break the Internet if Not Reformed, Google Leader Says

PALO ALTO – You own your data. And the government needs to start respecting that.<p>This was the assertion made today by Microsoft General Counsel Brad …

Cyber’s Most Wanted

13 sources of global cyber attack maps

EMC unveils fully integrated 'virtualized' data center for hybrid clouds

Josh Kahn, Senior Vice President, Global Solutions Marketing, EMC Corporation<p>EMC corp. might be under pressure to break itself up into bits and …

HP extends OpenStack support to disaster recovery

theCUBE Live At HP Discover 2014<p>Hewlett-Packard Co. yesterday unveiled a series of enhancements to the disaster recovery component of its …

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N.Y. financial regulator says to focus on cyber security

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York’s financial regulator said on Monday his agency will focus on cyber security over the next year, saying the possibility of a systemic attack to the financial system is one thing that keeps him awake at night.<p>The word 'password' is pictured on a computer screen in this …

U.S. retail chains and banks no match for new breed of hackers

Since December, a rash of hacks have hit retailers, a major bank, and even a gourmet sandwich chain. Target, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, and Jimmy John had complex malware unleashed into their systems. Over 100 million customers saw their credit cards boosted by cyber thieves, along with home …

Dairy Queen hit by hackers, customer data compromised

Hackers hit<p>Dairy Queen<p>International Dairy Queen, the ice cream chain owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said customer data was compromised by hackers.<p>The breach with the Backoff malware affected payment card data at 395 U.S. locations, the company said.<p>The systems contained customer …

Steps Directors and CIOs Can Take to Minimize Cyberattack Losses

By Brian Finch and Sarah Good<p>No director or officer can effectively carry out their duties today without considering the possibility of a cyberattack disrupting or damaging their company, and the fact that they will be the target of blame after the attack.<p>With the right amount of forethought and …

Holiday Season for Cybercriminals, Too

By<p>Ben DiPietro<p>Ben DiPietro<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Retailers look forward to the holiday season, when most of them make the bulk of their sales. With that heightened shopping activity comes increased risk as cybercriminals ramp up their efforts to steal store data.<p>Retailers need to be …

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Russian Cyberspies Hit Ukrainian, US Targets With Windows Zero-Day Attack

The Sandworm cyber espionage gang out of Russia intensifies its attacks in the wake of the Ukrainian conflict and sanctions against Russia with …

Cybersecurity