The 2020 Census will be a prime target for digital adversaries, but the plans for fighting those threats are incomplete and outdated, the Government Accountability Office found.
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To the delight of Windows system administrators everywhere, Microsoft has announced that a new version of Sysmon is coming out this week that will include the ability to log DNS queries performed on a monitored computer. Even better, Sysmon will also log the process that performed the query.
A botnet has appeared that has attempted to brute-force 1.5 million RDP connections to Windows systems in the last few days - and counting.
On Thursday, the agency finally approved phone carriers to begin blocking robocalls by default, a proposal that first surfaced in the Obama administration.
Five days ago, the internet had a conniption. In broad patches around the globe, YouTube sputtered. Shopify stores shut down. Snapchat blinked out. And millions of people couldn't access their Gmail accounts. The disruptions all stemmed from Google Cloud, which suffered a prolonged outage-which also prevented Google engineers from pushing a fix.
If you are planning on doing any shopping over the weekend, you may want to be careful when doing searches in Google. This is because scammers have infiltrated Google's ad network to redirect users to tech support scams when they click on popular search terms such as Lowes and PayPal.
After more than a year ratcheting up its privacy protections, Firefox now blocks website cookies that can let advertisers and publishers track you across the web.
If you haven't recently updated your Linux operating system, especially the command-line text editor utility, do not even try to view the content of a file using Vim or Neovim.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a public service announcement regarding TLS-secured websites being actively used by malicious actors in phishing campaigns.
Google confirmed that cyberthieves had managed to pre-install malware into the Android framework backdoor. In short, the malware appeared to be blessed by Google at the deepest point within Android.