Daniel Gifford

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The FBI, Sony and the Attribution Problem, Part 1- Why?

The recent attack on Sony has publicly paraded one of the predominant problems in incident response. While the immediate issue in incident response is of course the remediation of compromised systems and bringing these systems and IT services back online, it … Continue reading

Moscow Metro to be fully equipped with free Wi-Fi on December 2

Moscow Metro to be fully equipped with free Wi-Fi on December 2

Vietnam arrests anti-China blogger for posting ‘bad content’

Vietnam arrests anti-China blogger for posting ‘bad content’

NSA Director: China Can Damage US Power Grid

NSA Director: China can damage US power grid

Obama Will Likely Enact Panel’s Advice on Blunting Cyber Risks

Obama Will Likely Enact Panel’s Advice on Blunting Cyber Risks  

A Cybersecurity Threat That Could Be Lurking On Your Phone- 1 October 2014

1 October 2014- Fox News A Cybersecurity Threat That Could Be Lurking On Your Phone

Maker of StealthGenie, an app used for spying, is indicted in Virginia- 29 September 2014

29 September 2014- The Washington Post Maker of StealthGenie, an app used for spying, is indicted in Virginia

Self-Destructing SSDs Will Nuke Themselves If You Text Them a Code Word- 30 September 2014

30 September 2014- Gizmodo Self-Destructing SSDs Will Nuke Themselves If You Text Them a Code Word

Why Rumors Outrace the Truth Online- 29 September 2014

29 September 2014- The New York Times Why Rumors Outrace the Truth Online

Hong Kong Protesters Flock to Off-Grid Messaging App- 29 September 2014

29 September 2014- The New York Times Hong Kong Protesters Flock to Off-Grid Messaging App

MIT Students Battle State’s Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner’s Source Code- 22 September 2014

22 September 2014- Wired MIT Students Battle State’s Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner’s Source Code

For Car Buyers, the Repo Man is Just a Click Away- 25 September 2014

25 September 2014- Popular Science For Car Buyers, The Repo Man Is Just A Click Away

FBI boss: Apple’s iPhone, iPad Encryption Puts People ‘Above the Law’- 25 September 2014

25 September 2014- The Register FBI boss: Apple’s iPhone, iPad encryption puts people ‘Above the Law’

Worse than Heartbleed? Today’s Bash Bug Could Break Security for Years- 24 September 2014

24 September 2014- The Verge Worse than Heartbleed? Today’s Bash bug could break security for years

Malicious Google DoubleClick Advertisements Distributed Malware to Millions of Computers- 21 September 2014

21 September 2014- The Hacker News Malicious Google DoubleClick Advertisements Distributed Malware to Millions of Computers

Emma Watson ‘Naked Photo Leak’ Was Actually a Hoax of a Hoax- 24 September 2014

24 September 2014- The Independent Emma Watson ‘Naked Photo Leak’ Was Actually a Hoax of a Hoax

Malware-Laced Emails Appear to Come From LogMeIn- 23 September 2014

23 September 2014- ThreatPost Malware-Laced Emails Appear to Come From LogMeIn

A Deep Web Service Will Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You- 22 September 2014

22 September 2014 A Deep Web Service Will Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You

A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere- 16 September 2014

16 September 2014- Wired A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere

China hacked into Pentagon contractor networks ‘nine times’, US Senate finds- 17 September 2014

17 September 2014- The Guardian China Hacked into Pentagon Contractor Networks ‘Nine Times’, U.S. Senate Finds