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Explaining the upside and downside of D-Wave’s new quantum computer

(credit: Wikimedia Commons) D-Wave, a company based in British Columbia, has announced a new version of its quantum annealer: the D-Wave 2000Q.As the...

New York approves a 90 MW wind farm off the coast...

The Long Island coastline.Stanley Zimney reader comments 36 Share this story On Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state had...

The DDoS vigilantes trying to silence Black Lives Matter

EnlargeSean Rayford/Getty Images / Aurich reader comments 116 Share this story “Through our e-mails and our social media accounts we get death threats...

Can ISPs step up and solve the DDoS problem?

Apply best routing practices liberally. Repeat each morning Solve the DDoS problem? No problem. We’ll just get ISPs to rewrite the internet.In this interview Ian...

Marc Goodman: As More Devices Come Online, Solution Providers Are A...

Solution providers will play an important role in helping businesses stay safe as the world becomes increasingly connected and vulnerable to dangerous cyberattacks, according...

Lad cuffed after iOS call exploit knocks out Arizona 911 center

Meet's L337 feat brings heat An Arizona teen is facing three felony tampering charges after the cops said code he wrote to exploit an iOS...

Boffins exploit Intel CPU weakness to run rings around code defenses

Branch buffer shortcoming allows hackers to reliably install malware on systems US researchers have pinpointed a vulnerability in Intel chips – and possibly other processor...

Telnet, SSH prod of death smashes Cisco broadband boxes offline

Plus: Login into a stranger's Cisco Meeting account and chat away as them Cisco has issued six software updates to address security vulnerabilities in its...

JSA10762 – 2016-10 Security Bulletin: Junos: IPv6 denial of service vulnerability...

2016-10 Security Bulletin: Junos: IPv6 denial of service vulnerability due to resource exhaustion (CVE-2016-4921)Product Affected:This issue can affect any product or platform running Junos...

DDoS attacks: For the hell of it or targeted – how...

Cloud-based DDoS defences introduce delays Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can be painful and debilitating. How can you defend against them? Originally, out-of-band or...

35,000 ARRIS cable modems at risk from firmware dumper bot

Backdoor-within-a-backdoor enables significant naughtiness Hackers have exploited a back door in more than 35,000 ARRIS modems, making off with firmware and certificates, according to security...

Theory Vs Practice: Getting The Most Out Of Infosec

Why being practical and operationally minded is the only way to build a successful security program. One of my favorite quotes states: “In theory, theory...