Some US state websites were briefly knocked offline Tuesday after distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks hit them during the midterm elections. Officials stress, though, that such incidents would not affect vote totals.
Lenovo driver bug allowed to bypass security features
Lenovo fixed flaws threat actors could have used to disable UEFI Secure Boot, a system guarding against malicious code execution, in Lenovo Notebooks.
NSA Advocates Active Defense, as Industry Lawyer Advises Against Incident Reports
Speakers at a new conference hosted by cybersecurity firm Mandiant highlighted the challenge the government faces in motivating companies to report attacks on critical infrastructure.
Shop Smart and Stay Safe This Holiday Season
‘Tis the season for holiday gifts and shopping! To avoid waiting in lines and traffic, many people opt out of going to malls and choose to shop online.
FBI warning: This ransomware group is targeting poorly protected VPN servers
Attackers are using VPN servers to gain access, and then SSH and RDP to spread through networks.
CISA Issues Vulnerability-Management Tools Dependent on Industry Action
Federal agencies are under a binding operational directive to address exploitable security vulnerabilities in their software, but the success of CISA’s effort relies on the cooperation of software vendors.
City of Tucson discloses data breach affecting over 123,000 people
The City of Tucson, Arizona, has disclosed a data breach affecting the personal information of more than 123,000 individuals.