A previously unseen threat actor, likely a nation-state, is targeting various entities in South Asia, with a focus on Afghanistan, according to a warning from anti-malware vendor Symantec.
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Under proposed reforms, Home Affairs will look to revamp various concepts regarding when law enforcement agencies will be able to access data to prevent serious crimes and security threats. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)
Schneier: Why Technologists Need to Get Involved in Public Policy www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/10/why_technologis.html US stopped using floppy disks to manage nuclear weapons arsenal www.zdnet.com/article/us-stopped-using-floppy-disks-to-manage-nuclear-weapons-arsenal/ The system was created in 1968 and has been running for nearly 50 years on top of an IBM Series/1 mainframe, using 8-inch floppy disks as its storage medium. US.GOV: Mind Your Own […]
There are efforts afoot to rewrite many fundamental internet programs in Rust to make them safer to use. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)