October 5, 2012

  • Ackerman, S. (2012, Oct. 2). DHS counterterror centers produce ‘a bunch of crap’,  Senate finds. Wired. [Read / Senate report]
  • arXiv [preprints – new articles]:
  • Goodin, D. (2012, Oct. 3). DDoS attacks on major US banks are no Stuxnet – here’s why. Ars Technica. [Read / More]
  • Information Management & Computer Security – new issue [full text]:
  • International Journal of Information Security – new issue [abstracts / request]:
  • Kazansky, B. (2012, October 3). Hacking censorship – drone humanitarianism  CNET[Interview from Circumvention Tools Hackfest / Harvard University]. [Listen]
  • Krebs, B, (2012, Oct. 1), In a zero-day world, it’s active attacks that matter. Krebs on Security. [Read]
  • Musil, S. (2012, Oct. 3). Hackers post data from dozens of breached college servers [including the University of Maryland].. [Read]
  • Security and Communication Networks – new issue [abstracts / request]:
  • Sharma, A. (2012, Oct. 4). [Indian government licensing US, Canadian, Israeli software to crack password protected phones]. Times of India. [Read]
  • Temple, J. (2012, Oct. 3). Governor vetoes [California] location privacy bill. San Francisco Chronicle. [Read]
  • Templeman, R., Rhaman, Z., Crandall, D., & Kapadia, A. (2012). PlaceRaider: Virtual theft in physical spaces with smartphones [preprint]. [Read / Related]
  • United States. Congressional Budget Office. Proposed homeland security budget for 2013. [Read]
  • United States. Department of Defense. (2012, Oct. 1). Directive: Management of the Defense Security Enterprise. [Read]
  • United States. Department of Homeland Security. Office of Inspector General. (2012, Sept.). Transportation Security Administration has taken steps to address the insider threat but challenges remain. [Read redacted version /Congress reacts]
  • United States. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. (2012, Oct. 3). [Indictment against Barrett Brown]. [Read /Background RE: Anonymous]
  • United States. Government Accountability Office. (2012, Aug. 31 – newly released).  FDA should expand its consideration of information security for certain types of [medical] devices. [Read]
  • York, G. C. (2012, Oct. 3). A dark day for the Philippines as government passes cybercrime act [Electronic Frontier Foundation]. [Read / Anonymous retaliates]
  • Zetter, K. (2012, Oct. 2). DHS issued false ‘water pump hack’ report; called it a ‘success’. Wired. [Read]

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