net neutrality

#InformationSecurity News - 2/6/15

  • President Obama proposes to spend $14 billion in fiscal year 2016, which starts Oct. 1, to support cybersecurity efforts across the government, including continuous monitoring and intrusion detection initiatives. Read more at Bank Info Security.
  • Krebs On Security reports that for the second time in a year, multiple financial institutions are complaining of fraud on customer credit and debit cards that were all recently used at a string of Marriott properties run by hotel franchise firm White Lodging Services Corporation. 
  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler officially proposed tough new rules for Internet lines Wednesday, regulations he said would prohibit wired and wireless broadband providers from “paid prioritization and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services.” Details at Re / code
  • The FBI is investigating a potentially massive computer hacking attack on Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health insurance companies, a federal official told NBC News late Wednesday. The company confirmed the attack.
  •, an online parking reservation service for airports across the United States, appears to be the latest victim of the hacker gang that stole more than a 100 million credit and debit cards from Target and Home Depot. Full story at Krebs On Security

#InformationSecurity News - 9/12/14

  • Researchers find data leaks in Instagram, Grindr, OoVoo and more - The University of New Haven says private messaging isn't so private. Read the full article at CNET
  • Home Depot Hit By Same Malware as Target - The attack impacts shoppers as far back as April of 2014. KrebsOnSecurity investigates the breach here. 
  • Federal officials have discovered that the US insurance exchange site was breached in July when an intruder uploaded malware with the apparent motive of using the system to launch cyberattacks against other sites.
  • is warning customers that the Dyreza banker Trojan is now believed to be targeting some of the company’s users. The Trojan typically goes after customers of major banks but seems to be expanding its reach. The full story is up at Threat Post
  • The ongoing case against net neutrality at Naked Security - "The spinning wheel of death took over much of the internet on Wednesday, as companies displayed the "page loading" symbol to remind people what an internet without net neutrality would look like and to drive public comment to lawmakers."