Pulse

Pulse

  • FAA releases road map for domestic drones

    The Federal Aviation Administration released its plan for drone integration into civilian airspace.

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  • Microsoft issues fix for zero-day IE flaw

    The vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows has been exploited in watering hole attacks against targeted victims.

  • 3 tips for secure use of USB drives in the agency

    In addition to established policies on use, agencies can take these basic steps to help avoid breaches and malware.

  • A HealthCare.gov denial-of-service attack tool is found. Really.

    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.

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  • Motorola brings modular phones closer to reality

    Motorola will work with the Phonebloks community to help design and build an open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones.

  • DHS cites threats from out-of-date Android OS versions

    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.

  • Data center outage adds to HealthCare.gov's woes

    An outage that hit Verizon Terremark affected the data services hub, rendering the federal and state exchanges unusable.

  • Higher ed networks 300 percent more likely to contain malware

    And the No. 1 threat is the Expiro malware, according to research by OpenDNS' Umbrella Security Labs.

  • DARPA issues cyber Grand Challenge

    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.

  • Army alliance to explore cyber science

    The Army Research Lab will lead a team hoping to advance the science of cybersecurity in the context of the service's networks.