Surveillance of the Internet Backbone

Schneier on Security

Vice has an article about how data brokers sell access to the Internet backbone. Uncategorized cybersecurity forensics Internet privacy surveillance tracking traffic analysisThis is netflow data.

The Internet is Held Together With Spit & Baling Wire

Krebs on Security

A visualization of the Internet made using network routing data. Imagine being able to disconnect or redirect Internet traffic destined for some of the world’s biggest companies — just by spoofing an email. Image: Barrett Lyon, opte.org.

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Internet of Things Candle

Schneier on Security

There's a Kickstarter for an actual candle , with real fire, that you can control over the Internet. What could possibly go wrong? internetofthings

Internet Voting in Puerto Rico

Schneier on Security

Puerto Rico is considered allowing for Internet voting. Cybersecurity experts agree that under current technology, no practically proven method exists to securely, verifiably, or privately return voted materials over the internet. aclu authentication cybersecurity internet secrecy votingI have joined a group of security experts in a letter opposing the bill.

Exploiting Spectre Over the Internet

Schneier on Security

Google has demonstrated exploiting the Spectre CPU attack remotely over the web: Today, we’re sharing proof-of-concept (PoC) code that confirms the practicality of Spectre exploits against JavaScript engines.

Internet de los comportamientos: más allá del Internet de las cosas

Security Boulevard

Aquí viene la pieza que falta para construir un viaje de usuario ideal: Internet …. The post Internet de los comportamientos: más allá del Internet de las cosas appeared first on ManageEngine Blog.

Voatz Internet Voting App Is Insecure

Schneier on Security

This paper describes the flaws in the Voatz Internet voting app: " The Ballot is Busted Before the Blockchain: A Security Analysis of Voatz, the First Internet Voting Application Used in U.S.

Honest Private Internet Access (PIA) Antivirus Review

SecureBlitz

Here’s the Personal Internet Access (PIA) antivirus review. The post Honest Private Internet Access (PIA) Antivirus Review appeared first on SecureBlitz Cybersecurity. Reviews antivirus Private Internet Access

Gene Spafford on Internet Voting

Schneier on Security

Good interview. covid19 interviews voting

Safer Internet Day: Exploring Reliability Online

Security Boulevard

Safer Internet Day has been a landmark event on technology calendars for more than 18 years. Each year, Safer Internet Day focuses on a unique. The post Safer Internet Day: Exploring Reliability Online appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Internet Security Threats at the Olympics

Schneier on Security

cyberattack dhs internet leaks mcafee northkorea russia securitymonitoring southkorea sportsThere are a lot : The cybersecurity company McAfee recently uncovered a cyber operation, dubbed Operation GoldDragon, attacking South Korean organizations related to the Winter Olympics. McAfee believes the attack came from a nation state that speaks Korean, although it has no definitive proof that this is a North Korean operation.

Internet Applications Naming and Identifiers in IoT

Security Boulevard

The Internet of Things is developing very strongly and is being applied more and more in our life. Before the Internet was just a network of computers around the globe, no one thought a washing machine or a wearable could be connected and controlled.

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The Internet is Held Together With Spit & Baling Wire

Security Boulevard

Imagine being able to disconnect or redirect Internet traffic destined for some of the world's largest companies -- just by spoofing an email. This is the nature of a threat vector recently removed by a Fortune 500 firm that operates one of the world's largest Internet backbones.

MyBook Users Urged to Unplug Devices from Internet

Krebs on Security

Western Digital’s response at the time was that the affected devices were no longer supported and that customers should avoid connecting them to the Internet. But these products also make it simple for users to access their files remotely over the Internet using a mobile app.

Paul van Oorschot’s Computer Security and the Internet

Schneier on Security

Paul van Oorschot’s webpage contains a complete copy of his book: Computer Security and the Internet: Tools and Jewels. It’s worth reading. Uncategorized books computer security

Together for a Better Internet: Let’s Make a Safer Internet Day, Every Day

Hot for Security

Since the dawn of the Internet, the digital world has continued to evolve, offering users unlimited access to information, entertainment and ways of connecting with people around the globe.

Iran Has Shut Off the Internet

Schneier on Security

AccessNow has a global campaign to stop Internet shutdowns. Iran has gone pretty much entirely offline in the wake of nationwide protests. This is the best article detailing what's going on; this is also good. censorship control internetandsociety iran

Generational Internet Use | Avast

Security Boulevard

The post Generational Internet Use | Avast appeared first on Security Boulevard. There’s a common belief that kids are always on their phones. And we assume they’re on there because that’s where their friends are.

The Internet of Things is a Complete Mess (and how to Fix it)

Troy Hunt

I've spent more time IoT'ing my house over the last year than any sane person ever should. But hey, it's been strange times for all of us and it's kept me entertained whilst no longer travelling.

Google One gets certified by Internet of Secure Things Alliance

CyberSecurity Insiders

For building trust among users, companies manufacturing web connected devices should get the approval of Internet of Secure Things Alliance (iOXT) that approves the product only when it passes all the eight security principles planned by it before.

China Spying on Undersea Internet Cables

Schneier on Security

For years, the US and the Five Eyes have had a monopoly on spying on the Internet around the globe. As I have repeatedly said , we need to decide if we are going to build our future Internet systems for security or surveillance. Supply chain security is an insurmountably hard problem. The recent focus is on Chinese 5G equipment, but the problem is much broader.

Safer Internet Day – Why not up your game?

Naked Security

Four tips for Safer Internet Day. Security threats homeschooling malware Patching Safer Internet Day

Magniber Ransomware Shifts Attention Now to Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

Heimadal Security

A change of focus took place in the Magniber ransomware’s gang attack method arsenal, as now the threat actor group started to propagate the ransomware and encrypt users’ devices by means of two Internet Explorer vulnerabilities.

Internet in New Zealand disrupted due to a DDoS Cyber Attack

CyberSecurity Insiders

A Distributed Denial of Service attack shortly known as DDoS resulted in the disruption of internet services across New Zealand leading to shut down or temporary closure of businesses from afternoon today, i.e. September 3rd,2021. News Cyber Attack Internet New Zealand disruption 2021

Securing the Internet of Things through Class-Action Lawsuits

Schneier on Security

This law journal article discusses the role of class-action litigation to secure the Internet of Things. Basically, the article postulates that (1) market realities will produce insecure IoT devices, and (2) political failures will leave that industry unregulated. Result: insecure IoT.

Safer Internet Day: The Future is Digital, Let’s Keep it Safe!

Security Boulevard

The internet Continue reading. The post Safer Internet Day: The Future is Digital, Let’s Keep it Safe! The post Safer Internet Day: The Future is Digital, Let’s Keep it Safe!

Kazakhstan Government Intercepting All Secured Internet Traffic

Adam Levin

The Kazakhstan government is intercepting all HTTPS-encrypted internet traffic within its borders. Under a new directive effective 7/17, the Kazakhstan government is requiring every internet service provider in the country to install a security certificate onto every internet-enabled device and browser. Once installed, this certificate allows the government to decrypt and analyze all incoming internet traffic. .

West Virginia Using Internet Voting

Schneier on Security

This is crazy (and dangerous). West Virginia is allowing people to vote via a smart-phone app. Even crazier, the app uses blockchain -- presumably because they have no idea what the security issues with voting actually are. blockchain phones securitypolicies voting

No Password Microsoft Accounts, Facebook Smart Glasses, Security.txt Internet Standard

Security Boulevard

The post No Password Microsoft Accounts, Facebook Smart Glasses, Security.txt Internet Standard appeared first on The Shared Security Show. The post No Password Microsoft Accounts, Facebook Smart Glasses, Security.txt Internet Standard appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Internet disruption in Russia coincided with the introduction of restrictions

Security Affairs

Experts at the NetBlocks Internet Observatory observed this week a temporary disruption of internet service in Russia due to new restrictions. However, indications are that the implementation of #Russia 's new internet restrictions did not go as planned.

Critical Flaw in Swiss Internet Voting System

Schneier on Security

Researchers have found a critical flaw in the Swiss Internet voting system. I was going to write an essay about how this demonstrates that Internet voting is a stupid idea and should never be attempted -- and that this system in particular should never be deployed, even if the found flaw is fixed -- but Cory Doctorow beat me to it : The belief that companies can be trusted with this power defies all logic, but it persists.

A Trippy Visualization Charts the Internet's Growth

WIRED Threat Level

In 2003, Barrett Lyon created a map of the internet. In 2021, he did it again—and showed just how quickly it's expanded. Security Security / Security News

5 Teen Internet Safety Tips

Security Boulevard

The post 5 Teen Internet Safety Tips appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network Child Safety FEATURED Internet Safety

Full Private Internet Access VPN Review

SecureBlitz

This article shows our result of the full practical evaluation and review of the Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN. The post Full Private Internet Access VPN Review appeared first on SecureBlitz Cybersecurity. Reviews cybersecurity Private Internet Access VPN

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The Troubling Rise of Internet Access Brokers

Dark Reading

Criminal groups are ramping up use of IABs to get access to networks without having to deal with the initial reconnaissance and intrusion phases

Cracking the Passwords of Early Internet Pioneers

Schneier on Security

Lots of them weren't very good : BSD co-inventor Dennis Ritchie, for instance, used "dmac" (his middle name was MacAlistair); Stephen R. Bourne, creator of the Bourne shell command line interpreter, chose "bourne"; Eric Schmidt, an early developer of Unix software and now the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, relied on "wendy!!!" (the

Why Internet Security Is So Bad

Schneier on Security

I recently read two different essays that make the point that while Internet security is terrible, it really doesn't affect people enough to make it an issue. This is true, and is something I worry will change in a world of physically capable computers. Automation, autonomy, and physical agency will make computer security a matter of life and death, and not just a matter of data. internetandsociety internetofthings securityawareness

Internet safety tips for kids and teens: A comprehensive guide for the modern parent

Malwarebytes

Today’s generation of kids and teens consider their devices and the Internet as extensions of their lives. So without further ado, let’s dive into what we should be teaching our kids about Internet safety and what we can do to enforce these teachings. 7 Internet safety tips.

Tesla Elon Musk to offer satellite based internet that cannot be hacked

CyberSecurity Insiders

Electric Car’s tycoon Elon Musk has announced that any hacker in the world can never hack his Starlink Satellite Internet Service….hmmm The post Tesla Elon Musk to offer satellite based internet that cannot be hacked appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

Iranian Black Shadow hacking group breached Israeli Internet hosting firm

Security Affairs

Irananian hacking group Black Shadow breached the Israeli internet hosting company Cyberserve, taking down several of its sites. Iranian hacking group Black Shadow compromised the server of the Israeli internet hosting company Cyberserve, taking down several of the sites hosted by the firm.

Microsoft warns of a zero-day in Internet Explorer that is actively exploited

Security Affairs

Microsoft warns of a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is actively exploited by threat actors using weaponized Office docs. MSHTML is the main HTML component of the Windows Internet Explorer browser, it is also used in other applications.

Security Vulnerability in Internet-Connected Construction Cranes

Schneier on Security

This seems bad: The F25 software was found to contain a capture replay vulnerability -- basically an attacker would be able to eavesdrop on radio transmissions between the crane and the controller, and then send their own spoofed commands over the air to seize control of the crane. These devices use fixed codes that are reproducible by sniffing and re-transmission," US-CERT explained.

Massive DDoS attack brought down 25% Iranian Internet connectivity

Security Affairs

Iran comes under cyber-attack again, a massive offensive brought down a large portion of the Iranian access to the Internet. Confirmed: Internet partially shut down #Iran from 11:45 a.m. ” #CyberAttack at 11:44 local time disrupted internet services in #Iran for an hour.

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