• Windows 10 Security Feature Broken, CERT/CC Warns

    Entropy Alert: Non-Random ASLR Leaves Systems Open to Buffer Overflow AttacksRecent versions of Windows have a security problem: They're not random enough, CERT/CC warns. The problem centers on certain uses of ASLR, which is designed to block return-oriented programming techniques and code reuse attacks. […]

  • Millions of Computers Affected By Intel Firmware Flaws

    Numerous Manufacturers Must Prepare and Distribute Customized PatchesSecurity experts are awaiting more details from Intel about two classes of vulnerabilities in its chips that could put organizations' most trusted data at risk. Millions of computers are affected, and computer manufacturers must prepare and distribute customized patches. […]

  • $1 Billion Lawsuit Focuses on EHR Data Integrity Concerns

    Suit Against eClinicalWorks Alleges Millions Potentially Harmed by Use of SoftwareSome legal experts say a nearly $1 billion class action lawsuit filed against electronic health records vendor eClinicalWorks could be the first of many cases scrutinizing the data integrity issues of EHR vendors. Others, however, contend that those filing such lawsuits will face many hurdles. […]

  • Fraudster Tied to 'The Dark Overlord' Jailed for 3 Years

    UK Man Blackmailed Law Firm, Allegedly Hacked Pippa Middleton's iCloud AccountA British man who was initially arrested on suspicion of hacking English socialite Pippa Middleton's iCloud account has been sentenced to serve a three-year prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to unrelated fraud and blackmail crimes. But he may also have ties to The Dark Overlord extortion gang. […]

  • FDIC Issues Guidance to Areas in Illinois Impacted by Severe Storms

    The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Illinois affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes. […]

  • FDIC: Institutions Encouraged to Work with Borrowers Impacted by Shutdown

    Five federal regulatory agencies encourage financial institutions to work with customers affected by the federal government shutdown. […]

  • FFIEC: Statement on End of Microsoft Support for Windows XP

    The FFIEC on Oct. 7 issued a joint statement concerning Microsoft's discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014. […]