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Michael Mimoso
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Cool research from SANS instructor Lenny Zeltser
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The EFF and other companies have lunched the Canary Watch site to monitor warrant canaries related to NSA surveillance.
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Syrian opposition fighters done in by a "female" avatar on Skype.
A cyberespionage campaign pulled off by pro-Syrian hackers against Assad opposition fighters used social engineering to steal military planning documents.
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Verizon email accounts were exposed for a long time.
Verizon patched a vulnerability in an API used by its My FiOS mobile application that allowed any user access to any Verizon email account.
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Threatpost weekly news podcast
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the security news of the past week, including the proposed changes to the CFAA, David Cameron's encryption comments, the NSA's quasi-apology regarding Dual EC ...
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Vague language in the White House's proposed amendments to the CFAA leave the door open to a chilling effect on legitimate security research.
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Three times is no charm for Adobe. Another Flash Player zero day under attack...
A new zero day in Adobe flash is being used in drive-by download attacks.
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Oracle patches Litchfield backdoor among 169 patches in quarterly update.
Oracle's January 2015 Critical Patch update includes a fix for a backdoor found in the Oracle E-Business Suite by researcher David Litchfield. The patch is among 169 released in the CPU.
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Recap of Cisco Annual Security Report.
The Cisco 2015 Annual Security report shows that CISOs and other security personnel are confident about their strategies despite that they are not patching.
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Excellent podcast with Matt Green of Johns Hopkins on NSA and crypto.
Dennis Fisher talks with Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University about the NSA's "regret" for continuing to support Dual EC after it had been shown to be compromised, the effects of the agency's ...
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In a new article in an academic math journal, the NSA's director of research says that the agency's decision not to withdraw its support of the Dual EC_DRBG random number generator after security r...
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    Editor, 2012 - present
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    Editorial Director, 2000 - 2012
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    Communications, 1985 - 1989
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