Router vendor Linksys has locked user accounts on its Smart WiFi cloud service and is asking users to reset passwords after hackers have been observed hijacking accounts and changing router settings to redirect users to malware sites.
Topic: Network Security
NIST invites comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-207, Zero Trust Architecture, which discusses the core logical components that make up a zero trust architecture (ZTA) network strategy. Zero trust refers to an evolving set of network security paradigms that narrows defenses from wide network perimeters to individuals or small groups of resources.
Earlier this month, the cyber security software and services company Imperva mitigated an attack against one of its clients that exceeded 500 million packets per second. This attack was a SYN flood DDoS and it is the largest DDoS attack by packet volume ever observed.
Google announced that their public Domain Name System (DNS) service now comes with support for the DNS-over-TLS security protocol which wraps DNS queries and answers using the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol.
Nandi O. Leslie is a senior principal engineer at Raytheon, serving as a researcher in the Network Science Division at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Her research interests are focused on cyber security and resilience quantification and assessments explaining what makes networked devices vulnerable to cyber-attacks—and on using machine learning and other
Dr. Cansever is a Program Manager in the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO), where he guides, evaluates and funds fundamental research on Communications and Hybrid Networks and on Multi-User Network Control. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is conducting research in the areas of
Dr. Bharat Doshi retired from the US Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC), where he was Senior Research Scientist (ST) for Cyber Security. In that role, he developed strategies and techniques for securing current and new generation networks and information systems against all forms of attacks in the cyber
A US government decision to stop using security software from Kaspersky Lab is "regrettable" said the Kremlin. The Russian statement came in response to the 90-day deadline given to US federal agencies to remove the software. The US Department of Homeland Security said it was concerned about ties between company officials and the Russian intelligence
The FBI has arrested a Chinese citizen for allegedly distributing malware used in the 2015 massive OPM breach that resulted in the theft of personal details of more than 25 Million U.S. federal employees, including 5.6 Million federal officials' fingerprints. Yu Pingan, identified by the agency as the pseudonym "GoldSun," was arrested at Los Angeles
Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.