Upgrades in Apple's forthcoming operating system update will complicate electronic search efforts at the border.
Nicholas Weaver is a senior staff researcher focusing on computer security at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California, and a lecturer in the Computer Science department at the University of California at Berkeley. All opinions are his own.
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The proposed bill from Sens. Mark Warner, Cory Gardner, Ron Wyden and Steve Daines is a good first step in securing the Internet of Things and U.S. government systems in particular.
When multiple states rely on the same tools, the actions of one regime can undermine the lawful investigations of another.
Though it was little noticed outside the Bitcoin community, the arrest in Greece on a sealed U.S. indictment of Alexander Vinnik for allegedly running the BTC-e crypto-currency exchange is significant news.
No government or defense contractor should use Kaspersky Lab products.
The most recent ransomware attack, which spread across Europe, the United States, and Asia yesterday, represents a chilling evolution in the worm-as-weapon.
The CrashOverride program represents the first-in-the-wild case of a generic automated attack: one that is designed to affect all systems of a given family, not just a particular installation. If someone were to couple this warhead to a self-propagating worm for delivery, it could constitute a global threat.