Earlier this year, Citizen Lab revealed an attack tool that redirected Internet traffic in mainland China to take down websites like GitHub or…
Most people are these days using browsers that support the much safer TLS web encryption protocol, but some aren’t, notably those still using Internet Explorer 6 — most of whom seem to be in China — on default settings.
The Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption bug takes advantage of an old security protocol that’s still supported by browsers, opening the door for hackers.
The defense research agency’s information innovation director reckons the internet of things will need a “fundamentally new security model”.
Despite last week’s crackdown on Gameover Zeus perpetrators, the threat posed by attackers armed with the Zeus framework continues, according to security firm Prolexic.
When it comes to cloud infrastructure, the underlying hardware and applications are only becoming more numerous and far flung. How then will concepts important to enterprise computing hold together?
CloudFlare has been outspoken about the implication of government surveillance for the US cloud computer industry. That’s why its first Transparency Report is worth noting.
Today, I read a press release from Sourcefire touting its “big data” approach to security and the fact that its Immunet anti-malware-for-PCs product is now monitoring 2 million endpoints. I reached out to find out what’s under Immunet’s covers and, no surprise, found Hadoop.
Mathew Prince, co-founder and CEO of Cloudflare, a hosted proxy service provider, believes Amazon will continue to face “technical, legal, and privacy concerns with Silk.” He points out that similar attempts in the past have not been very successful, even for Google.
Web security startup CloudFlare has raised $20 million in a series B funding round. The San Francisco-based company, which has seen impressive growth since its September 2010 launch, makes a cloud-based software program that purportedly helps protect websites while also making them faster.