The vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows has been exploited in watering hole attacks against targeted victims.
In addition to established policies on use, agencies can take these basic steps to help avoid breaches and malware.
As if it didn't have enough problems on its own, researchers at Arbor Networks have found a denial-of-service tool targeting the federal government's main health care exchange website.
Motorola will work with the Phonebloks community to help design and build an open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones.
With almost half of Android users carrying devices running out-of-date operating systems, the Homeland Security Department warned users they are playing with fire.
An outage that hit Verizon Terremark affected the data services hub, rendering the federal and state exchanges unusable.
And the No. 1 threat is the Expiro malware, according to research by OpenDNS' Umbrella Security Labs.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will stage a competition at which network security systems would be judged on how well they automatically respond to security threats.
The Army Research Lab will lead a team hoping to advance the science of cybersecurity in the context of the service's networks.
The leaders of ICANN and the rest of the Internet's technical infrastructure want to take its governance out of U.S. hands, and they want Brazil to lead the charge.