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Trump seeks to upgrade US government IT services

President Trump is launching a special council to upgrade the U.S. government’s IT services. “Americans deserve better digital services from their government,” the executive order, released on Monday, said.

Written by Michael Kan02 May 17 04:16

Hipchat resets user passwords after possible breach

HipChat has reset all its users' passwords after what it called a security incident that may have exposed their names, email addresses and hashed password information.

Written by Michael Kan25 April 17 11:08

There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.

Written by Michael Kan22 April 17 10:47

IoT malware clashes in a botnet territory battle

Mirai -- a notorious malware that’s been enslaving IoT devices -- has competition. A rival piece of programming has been infecting some of the same easy-to-hack products, with a resiliency that surpasses Mirai, according to security researchers.

Written by Michael Kan18 April 17 04:55