A circular published on China’s government website this week revealed that the country’s National Technology and Education leadership Group will be revamped to shift focus on technology. Premier Li Keqiang will be leading the renamed body with vice premier Liu He as deputy. It is said that the revamp of the...

German authorities are likely to receive a number of complaints from civil rights activists and lawmakers for its use of state-sponsored malware in its investigations. It was pointed out that the complaints are being filed only now because of the one year deadline for making objections to the Constitutional Court, and...

The US Department of Defense instructed the military this week to stop using devices and applications equipped with global positioning system (GPS) as the technology can be used by the enemy to gain information on the military’s activities.    It is said that the incident involving fitness app Strava likely triggered...

Security researcher Jens “Atom” Steube shared this week a new method of compromising passwords on WPA/WPA2-secured routers that have Pairwise Master Key Identifiers (PMKID) features enabled. The developer of the Hashcat password cracking tool said that he discovered the attack while exploring ways to compromise the new WPA3 security protocol...

Researchers at Cybereason recently revealed how fast hackers can hack critical infrastructure by setting up a test involving a fake electricity substation network. The researchers set up a honeypot made to look like an information and operational technology (OT) environments of an industrial control system with an interface protected by...