Friday 4 November 2022

Red Cross Wants Shielding from Hacks via Digital Emblem - Security Boulevard

#ICRC thinks outside box: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is proposing a digital version of its eponymous logo. The idea is that websites and other digital services that sport the “emblem” would gain protection from hacking under international law.

Thursday 3 November 2022

OpenSSL Fiasco: What can DevOps Learn? | Elon Fires ‘50%’ of Twitter -

The moral of the story: If life were predictable, it would cease to be life—and be without flavor

Wednesday 2 November 2022

Reflection attacks: Don’t be part of the problem - ReversingLabs

We see you: Once again, Microsoft is under fire for shipping a service that can early be misused for DDoS attacks. CLDAP — basically LDAP over UDP — can be weaponized to generate huge spikes of bandwidth.

Tuesday 1 November 2022

FBI/CISA Failed: Biden’s Ransomware Summit Convenes, Impotently

Talking Shop at the Talking Shop: The International Counter Ransomware Summit is on in D.C., with representatives from 36 nations and blocs attending. Not including Russia, natch.

Monday 31 October 2022

Chinese Tech: Banned in DC, but not in the States - Security Boulevard

‘Oh, Bother,’ Said Pooh: There’s a massive loophole in the federal ban on Chinese technology from sus firms such as Huawei and ZTE: It doesn’t stop states from buying it.