Trump reverses Obama directive on US cyber attacks

President Donald Trump of the United States has reversed an Obama-era memorandum dictating how and when the US government can deploy cyberweapons against its adversaries, in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations, according to people familiar … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Trump reverses…

Researcher Demonstrates How To Hack VPN Services Via VORACLE Attacks

All of us think of VPNs as our savior when it comes to online privacy. VPNs play a vital role DEF CON Update: Researcher Shows How To Hack VPN Services Via VORACLE Attacks on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Researcher Demonstrates How To…

DEF CON Update: Researchers Find A Method To Turn Amazon Echo Into A Spy – Latest Hacking News

The Amazon Echo is generally the first name which comes to mind when you think of a smart home speaker DEF CON Update: Researchers Find A Method To Turn Amazon Echo Into A Spy on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE DEF CON Update:…

Analyze This: Why Data Matters to Operational Success, Business Acceleration, and More

When you think of day-to-day operations, it’s usually about lowering costs and improving efficiency. Sure, there’s a need to have security and privacy controls, but at the operational level, is… VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Analyze This: Why Data Matters to Operational Success, Business Acceleration, and…

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants proof from Sen. Bill Nelson over hacking claim

… any information about new hacking efforts. When asked … potentially attractive target for attacks by foreign actors,… confronting actual or potential attacks from determined foreign adversaries … their elections systems. Russian hackers targeted at least … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Florida Gov. Rick Scott…

EFF to the FCC: Don’t Let AT&T and Verizon Get a Chokehold on Internet Access Competition

The majority of Americans do not have a choice when it comes to high-speed Internet. People living in rural areas have poor quality and coverage when it comes to even mid-range broadband, and America is lagging behind other countries in fiber optics. There are very…

Internet Publication of 3D Printing Files About Guns: Facts and What’s at Stake

When it comes to guns, nearly everyone has strong views. When it comes to Internet publication of 3D printed guns, those strong views can push courts and regulators into making hasty, dangerous legal precedents that will hurt the public’s ability to discuss legal, important, and…

Stupid Patent of the Month: Upaid Sues “Offending Laundromats” For Using Prepaid Cards

When patent trolls threaten and sue small businesses, their actions draw the public’s attention to the worst abuses of the patent system. In 2013, a company called MPHJ Technology got called out in a U.S. Senate hearing as a “bottom feeder” engaged in “garden-variety extortion”…