Teri Robinson

Malware-laden thumb drive on arrested Chinese national in Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Malware-laden thumb drive on arrested Chinese national in Trump's Mar-a-Lago

US President Trump's private Mar-a-Lago resort, where rich individuals pay to get access to the president, has been illegally infiltrated by a Chinese national arrested carrying a malware-laden thumb drive.

UAE's Project Raven 'cyber-warfare' aided by ex US-intel hackers

UAE's Project Raven 'cyber-warfare' aided by ex US-intel hackers

Project Raven hackers, formerly members of the US intelligence community, hacked on behalf of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as it squared off against Qatar in 2017, hacking the iPhones of opponents

Facebook facing criminal charges over data-sharing with 150 partners

Facebook facing criminal charges over data-sharing with 150 partners

US Federal prosecutors are reportedly probing Facebook's data sharing partnerships with electronics companies, including smartphone makers, & a grand jury has subpoenaed information from at least two firms.

Smaller orgs struggle to get the security resources they need (video)

Smaller orgs struggle to get the security resources they need (video)

Small organisations often don't have the resources to put toward cyber-security - and the shortage of skilled talent makes their plight even more difficult, Nathan Wenzler, senior director of cybersecurity at Moss Adams, told SC Media Executive Editor Teri Robinson.

FBI Director Wray says cyber-threats 'bigger than government'

FBI Director Wray says cyber-threats 'bigger than government'

Nation-state actors may not have brought the same chaos and disruption to bear during the 2018 midterms as Russian operatives did in the 2016 presidential election, but the US is still under a relentless onslaught of cyber-attacks.

SSL/TLS certificate markets boom on dark web (video)

SSL/TLS certificate markets boom on dark web (video)

SC Media US Executive Editor Teri Robinson interviews Venafi Vice President of Security Strategy and Threat Intelligence Kevin Bocek on SSL/TLS certificate marketplaces on the dark web.

NSA quietly abandons controversial surveillance programme

NSA quietly abandons controversial surveillance programme

For the past six months the US National Security Agency has not been collecting metadata on Americans' calls and texts domestically, marking the quiet end to a controversial surveillance programme enacted by the 2001 Patriot Act.

Orgs detecting breaches quicker, attackers more persistent

Orgs detecting breaches quicker, attackers more persistent

Although attackers are more persistent than ever, organisations are getting better at detecting breaches - on average discovering the intrusions about a week earlier.

Microsoft fixes IIS vulnerability that can cause CPU usage to soar 100% when processing HTTP/2 requests

Microsoft fixes IIS vulnerability that can cause CPU usage to soar 100% when processing HTTP/2 requests

A vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) servers shipped with Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 can cause a 100 percent uptick in CPU use when they're processing HTTP/2 requests.

Critical vulnerabilities in Bigscreen VR app, Unity allow eavesdropping, 'man-in-the-room' attacks

Critical vulnerabilities in Bigscreen VR app, Unity allow eavesdropping, 'man-in-the-room' attacks

A vulnerability in both the Bigscreen virtual reality app and the Unity game development platform on which it's built makes it possible for hackers to listen to conversations and access user computers, according to researchers at the University of New Haven.