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Announcing the 2021 CyberScoop 50 awards winners

CyberScoop

Staff

October 18, 2021

https://www.cyberscoop.com/announcing-2021-cyberscoop-50-award-winners/

 

Missouri governor accuses newspaper of 'hacking' state website

StateScoop

Benjamin Freed

October 14, 2021

https://statescoop.com/missouri-parson-accuses-newspaper-hacking/

Zero-day hunters seek laws to prevent vendors suing them for helping out and doing their jobs

The Register

Simon Sharwood

October 11, 2021

https://www.theregister.com/2021/10/11/cyan_zero_day_legislative_project/

Apple admits iOS 15 has unpatched iPhone security flaws

BGR

Yoni Heisler
September 28, 2021

https://bgr.com/tech/apple-admits-ios-15-has-unpatched-iphone-security-flaws/

Apple ‘Still Investigating’ Unpatched and Public iPhone Vulnerabilities

VICE

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

September 27, 2021

https://www.vice.com/en/article/g5gan4/apple-still-investigating-unpatched-and-public-iphone-vulnerabilities

An American Company Fears Its Windows Hacks Helped India Spy On China And Pakistan

Forbes

Thomas Brewster

September 17, 2021

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2021/09/17/exodus-american-tech-helped-india-spy-on-china/?sh=10cc480e7009

It's not just you: Emergency software patches are on the rise

NBC News

Kevin Collier

September 14, 2021

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna2012

 

'Zero-day' hacks, like the one that forced Apple’s emergency update, are on the rise

Yahoo! News

Kevin Collier

September 14, 2021

https://news.yahoo.com/not-just-emergency-software-patches-210914306.html

Apple's bug bounty program is coming under criticism - here's why

MSN

Mayank Sharma

September 10, 2021

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/apples-bug-bounty-program-is-coming-under-criticism-heres-why/ar-AAOixSp

 

Infosec researchers say Apple’s bug-bounty program needs work

Ars Technica

Jim Salter

September 9, 2021

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/09/infosec-researchers-say-apples-bug-bounty-program-needs-work/

Apple pays hackers six figures to find bugs in its software. Then it sits on their findings.

The Washington Post

Reed Albergotti

September 9, 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/09/apple-bug-bounty/

'Drive It Like You Stole It: When Bug Bounties Went Boom, Part Three 

Decipher

Dennis Fisher

September 1, 2021

https://duo.com/decipher/you-got-to-drive-it-like-you-stole-it-when-bug-bounties-went-boom-part-three

Uprising in the Valley: When Bug Bounties Went Boom, Part Two

Decipher

Dennis Fisher

August 31, 2021

https://duo.com/decipher/uprising-in-the-valley-when-bug-bounties-went-boom-part-two

Lawyers, Bugs, and Money: When Bug Bounties Went Boom

Decipher

Dennis Fisher

August 30, 2021

https://duo.com/decipher/lawyers-bugs-and-money-when-bug-bounties-went-boom

As Fortinet spars with Rapid7, what can everyone else learn about disclosure?

SC Media

Joe Uchill

August 18, 2021

https://www.scmagazine.com/analysis/vulnerability-management/as-fortinet-spars-with-rapid7-what-can-everyone-else-learn-about-disclosure

Apple says its CSAM scan code can be verified by researchers. Corellium starts throwing out dollar bills

The Register

Thomas Claburn

August 17, 2021

https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/17/corellium_apple_bounty/

Ministry of Defence makes first ever bounty payments to hackers

Sky News

Alexander Martin

August 3, 2021

https://news.sky.com/story/ministry-of-defence-makes-first-ever-bounty-payments-to-hackers-12371510

A Controversial Tool Calls Out Thousands of Hackable Websites

Wired

Andy Greenberg

July 27, 2021

https://wired.me/technology/security/controversial-tool-punkspider-calls-out-hackable-websites/

The Cybersecurity 202: Cyber experts give Biden top marks at six months

The Washington Post

Joseph Marks

July 26, 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/07/26/cybersecurity-202-cyber-experts-give-biden-top-marks-six-months/

 

So nice of China to put all of its network zero-day vulns in one giant database no one will think to break into

The Register

Iain Thomson

July 15, 2021

https://www.theregister.com/2021/07/15/china_vulnerability_law/

Firm hacked to spread ransomware had previous security flaws

Associated Press

Matt O'Brien

July 13, 2021

https://apnews.com/article/europe-business-technology-hacking-db3e5f615629bb225259efaf7fdf378c

AWS launches BugBust contest: Help fix a $100m problem for a $12 tshirt

The Register

Thomas Claburn

June 25, 2021

https://www.theregister.com/2021/06/25/aws_bugbust_contest/

Cybersecurity Companies Join Forces Against Controversial DMCA 

SecurityWeek

Eduard Kovacs

June 24, 2021

https://www.securityweek.com/cybersecurity-companies-join-forces-against-controversial-dmca-section

Katie Moussouris: Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure and the Problem with Bug Bounty Platforms

TechSpective Podcast Episode 067

Tony Bradley

June 21, 2021

https://securityboulevard.com/2021/06/katie-moussouris-coordinated-vulnerability-disclosure-and-the-problem-with-bug-bounty-platforms/

Cybersecurity 202: The Biden administration aims big on cybersecurity spending

Washington Post

Joseph Marks

June 1, 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/06/01/cybersecurity-202-biden-administration-aims-big-cybersecurity-spending/

NTIA Wants Feedback on Software Transparency Plan

NextGov

Mariam Baksh

June 1, 2021

https://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2021/06/ntia-wants-feedback-plan-software-transparency-plan/174429/

House bill would require federal contractors to put in place vulnerability disclosure programs

SC Media

Joe Uchill

June 1, 2021

https://www.scmagazine.com/news/regulation/bill-would-require-contractors-to-have-vulnerability-disclosure-programs

Security experts break down exactly why you shouldn't share your passwords: 'It's really dangerous'

Yahoo! News

Korin Miller

May 20, 2021

https://news.yahoo.com/news/why-you-shouldnt-share-passwords-yahoo-subscriptions-011927368.html

How to 'be vigilant' and protect your digital assets from getting hacked

Yahoo! Finance

Alexis Keenan

April 29, 2021

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/how-to-protect-your-digital-assets-from-getting-hacked-164012380.html

The Cybersecurity 202: Nearly two-thirds of cybersecurity experts think Biden’s response to Russian hack is sufficient

Washington Post

Tonya Riley

April 26, 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/04/26/cybersecurity-202-nearly-two-thirds-cybersecurity-experts-think-biden-response-russian-hack-is-sufficient/

In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky

Dark Reading

Kelly Jackson Higgins

April 26, 2021

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/in-appreciation-dan-kaminsky/d/d-id/1340830?_mc=rss_x_drr_edt_aud_dr_x_x-rss-simple

A Clubhouse Bug Let People Lurk in Rooms Invisibly

Wired

Lily Hay Newman

April 21, 2021

https://www.wired.com/story/clubhouse-bug-lurkers-ghost/

What to Do After a Data Breach

Consumer Reports

Yael Grauer

April 12, 2021

https://www.consumerreports.org/data-theft/what-to-do-after-a-data-breach/

Startups, get your bug bounty crash course at Early Stage 2021

TechCrunch

Zack Whittaker

March 18, 2021

https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/18/startups-get-your-bug-bounty-crash-course-at-early-stage-2021/

Requiring a VDP for Suppliers Won't Fix Supply Chain Security

Decipher

Dennis Fisher

March 18, 2021

https://duo.com/decipher/requiring-vdps-for-suppliers-wont-fix-supply-chain-security

For US cyber defense, helpful hackers are only half the battle

The Hill

Katie Moussouris Op-ed

March 17, 2021

https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/543464-for-us-cyber-defense-helpful-hackers-are-only-half-the-battle