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ICYMI: Intel bug; early disclosure; counter-terror expo; Kaspersky; Macron

In Case You Missed It: Intel AMT bug; MS early disclosure spat; counter-terror expo; Kaspersky accused; Macron's DP.

After NSA leaks, a renewed interest in vulnerability disclosure

Code leaked by the Shadow Brokers group has set off calls from security researchers and tech groups in the US for a national conversation about vulnerability disclosure policy.

Hacker claims to breach Amazon server, Amazon disagrees

A security researcher claims to have hacked an Amazon server and dumped the information of tens of thousands of users online. Even though several sources appear to speak for the data's legitimacy, Amazon says it's nonsense.

US gov vulnerability disclosure requires oversight, says new report

A new report has called for greater accountability and oversight in the way the government reports the software vulnerabilities that it discovers.

By the numbers: Just how important is transparency to security posture?

Symantec's new report has been released, showing some interesting numbers on how many companies actively fail to report breaches, but how much does transparency really matter in keeping data safe?

'Hacker Buba' holds UAE bank to ransom

One mysterious hacker has blackmailed a UAE bank threatening to release the account information of some of their most important clients over Twitter.

Security expert cancels talk on back of legal threat

Security consultant Gianni Gnesa has been threatened with legal action ahead of a speech at the upcoming Hack in the Box conference in Singapore.

Is responsible disclosure responsible enough?

We ask industry experts, when life and limb are at risk, is responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities enough? Or should there be mandated disclosure?

Secunia apologises over vulnerabilty disclosure on mailing list

Vulnerability management firm Secunia has apologised after an undisclosed vulnerability was sent to a public emailing list.