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Talks on planned laptop ban for European-US flights end with no...

Trump shared classified info with Russians, so EU officials want more info, too.

DDOS attacks in Q1 2017

Although the first quarter of 2017 was rather quiet compared to the previous reporting period, there were a few interesting developments.

Despite the growing popularity of IoT botnets, Windows-based bots accounted for 59.81% of all attacks. Meanwhile, complex attacks that can only be repelled with sophisticated protection mechanisms are becoming more frequent.

America ‘will ban carry-on laptops on flights from UK, Europe to...

Crackdown coming this week over mid-air bomb blast scares, apparently America is prepared to ban laptops from cabins on flights to the US from UK and Europe, Homeland Security officials said today.…

Report: Ban on laptops in planes may expand to Europe

A no-laptops rule might be imposed on flights from Europe to the US.

DHS Report Outlines Feds’ Mobile Security Threats

The US Department of Homeland Security sent Congress a study on mobile security threats facing federal government workers as well as recommendations for protection.

Lawsuit: Fox News group hacked, surveilled, and stalked ex-host Andrea Tantaros

Lawsuit: After a sexual harassment claim, Fox News planted spyware on ex-host's computer.

FBI allays some critics with first use of new mass-hacking warrant

Judge authorized order allowing US to change data in thousands of infected devices.

Trump’s H-1B executive order is PR, not policy

The executive order on H-1B visas that President Trump signed this week was loudly trumpeted as a win for American workers.
In reality, his “Buy American and Hire American” directive was more PR than policy.

The real fight over H-1B hasn’t even begun.As a candidate, Trump vowed to kill the H-1B visa program with “no exceptions.” His order instead calls on the Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and the State Department to submit a list of suggested reforms that would curb abuse of the system.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Homeland Security warns of ‘BrickerBot’ malware that destroys unsecured internet-connected devices

Reminiscent of the Mirai botnet that brought down large swathes of the US internet last year, this new malware targets poorly-secured Internet of Things devices and renders them useless.

Stop asking people for their passwords, rights warriors yell at US...

File request under: 'Trash can' Civil and digital rights groups are leading a campaign to stop the US Department of Homeland Security's demanding access to foreigners' social media accounts when entering America.…

Trump will sign executive order to begin revamp of H-1B visa...

Trump aides say the new directive is "buy American, hire American."