Posts Tagged ‘NSA’

Agencies Amassing Zero Days

U.S. intelligence agencies are hoarding vulnerabilities and companies like Microsoft are saying: Stop. Intelligence agencies may thrive on their clandestine
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Cyber Defense: A Tale of 2 Movies

By Katherine Brocklehurst
What do the movies “Groundhog Day” and “Independence Day” have in common, and what can we
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Microsoft Patched Leaked Zero Days

Shadow Brokers posted online a set of tools belonging to the National Security Agency (NSA) and used to break into
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Cisco Fixes Zero Day, Other Vulnerabilities

Cisco cleared a bunch of vulnerabilities, including a Zero Day. The fixes focus on exploits released online by The Shadow
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After NSA, NIST Talks Cryptography

In a move to strengthen its cryptography efforts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) needs to increase its
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K-State Center Earns Security Designation

Kansas State University’s cyber security center earned redesignation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research.
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NC University Gains Security Designation

University of North Carolina at Charlotte gained re-designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research
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NSA Creates Device Backdoors

The NSA has been targeting routers, servers and other computer network devices to plant backdoors, a researcher said. According to
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NIST Removes NSA Algorithm

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) removed the Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generator (Dual_EC_DRBG) from its
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Yahoo Now Encrypting Between Data Centers

Yahoo is now encrypting traffic flowing between its data centers. The move comes months after leaked documents revealed the government
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