Researcher Barred From United Flight for Tweet Joke about Hacking Plane

Tweet Joke about Hacking Plane

A researcher who specializes in the security of commercial airplanes was barred from a United Airlines flight after he tweeted a joke about hacking a key communications system of the plane. Although the Tweet was made in jest, it does highlight concerns over security of airline navigation and communications systems. Tripwire’s Director of IT Security […]

WikiLeaks Releases Hacked Sony Documents, Revealing Poor Password Practices

We might already be aware that WikiLeaks has now made it possible to search through all of the documents that were leaked in the Sony Pictures hack last year by creating a searchable online archive of 30,287 documents and 173,132 emails. Security expert Graham Cluley quickly picked up on the poor password practices that many employees […]

DDoS Attack Study Shows U.S. Companies Better Equipped for Cyber Security Issues

DDoS Attack Study

Survey shows heightened preparedness and adoption of hybrid technologies Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and analytics, announced findings from its 2015 United States Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks & Impact Report.  The findings highlight an increase in the number and size of DDoS attacks, their costly and devastating […]