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U.S. cybersecurity plans under a new administration

Little is known about Donald Trump’s actual policies regarding cybersecurity except that it is being discussed as a top-level priority in the new administration.

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A software glitch may have crashed the European mars lander

The European Mars lander, Schiaparelli, destroyed last week on the surface of Mars, may have been the victim of a software error, according preliminary data reviewed by researchers.

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Flaw in Intel chips might allow ALSR bypass

A flaw in chip hardware might allow attackers to circumvent ALSR protection in operating systems and applications.

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The code used to create massive IoT-based botnet now public

The malware that may have created the IoT-based botnet that brought down a security website a few ago has been released to the public.

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IoT fueling larger DDoS attacks

Hacked internet-connected cameras and digital video recorders are to blame for a series of DDoS attacks that took down KrebsonSecurity last week.

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Tesla adopts code signing after remote access hack

After researchers discovered a way to hack into Tesla vehicles and reprogram their firmware, the auto manufacture pushed out not only a fix for that vulnerability, but a method for securing all the code running on the vehicle.

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HERE opens automotive data services

A digital mapping service HERE collects real-time driving data from cars via its Open Location Platform.

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Security journalist silenced by IoT-based DDoS attack

Last week security reporter Brian Krebs suffered the largest DDoS attack in history, and lost his internet protection company and, briefly, no one had access to his site.

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Yahoo admits 500 million records breached

Yahoo says a “a state-sponsored actor” is responsible for a 2014 data breach, although it declined to say more.

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Researchers successfully hack a Tesla Model S remotely

While the Tesla Model S has been hacked before, this new attack can be carried out without any physical contact the car and from up to several miles away.

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