Pegasus spyware has been here for years. We must stop ignoring it

The Pegasus Project revealed deeply concerning surveillance campaigns against activists and journalists. It’s time for us to act.

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MITRE introduces D3FEND framework

The NSA is funding a new MITRE knowledge base called D3FEND, a defensive counterpoint to the ATT&CK framework.

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A week in security (May 3 – 9)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security stories alongside the very best of our own research, from May 3 to May 9.

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Patch now! NSA, CISA, and FBI warn of Russian intelligence exploiting 5 vulnerabilities

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies have issued a joint advisory listing 5 specific vulnerabilities being used by the SVR against the US and its allies.

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Lock and Code S1Ep18: Finding consumer value in Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Jamie Court

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog, about the consumer value in Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Mass surveillance alone will not save us from coronavirus

As governments roll out enormous data collection programs to limit coronavirus, we should remember that mass surveillance alone will not save us.

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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Backdoors are a security vulnerability

Upset by their inability to access potentially vital evidence for criminal investigations, the federal government has, for years, pushed to convince tech companies to build backdoors that will, allegedly, only be used by law enforcement agencies. The problem, cybersecurity researchers say, is that those backdoors can easily be exploited by criminals.

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A week in security (March 4 – 11)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 4–11, including a Chrome zero-day, Labs’ data privacy report, news from RSA, and more.

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Max Schrems: lawyer, regulator, international man of privacy

Almost 10 years ago, privacy advocate Max Schrems and the European Union began separate efforts to change the way the world thinks about online privacy. Thanks to them, we now have GDPR.

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