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Cloudflare wants internet route leaks to be a thing of the past – TechCrunch

Cloudflare wants internet route leaks to be a thing of the past – TechCrunch Internet outages happen all the time. If it’s not someone cutting through a cable in the street, it’s a massive denial-of-service attack pummeling a pillar of the internet with junk data. There is another, more common …

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State Department confirms data breach, exposing employee data – TechCrunch

State Department confirms data breach, exposing employee data – TechCrunch The State Department has confirmed a data breach affecting an unknown number of employees. A spokesperson told TechCrunch that the breach affected “less than 1 percent” of unclassified employee inboxes. “We have not detected activity of concern in the Department’s …

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Cloudflare’s new ‘one-click’ DNSSEC setup will make it far more difficult to spoof websites – TechCrunch

Cloudflare’s new ‘one-click’ DNSSEC setup will make it far more difficult to spoof websites – TechCrunch Bad news first: the internet is broken for a while. The good news is that Cloudflare thinks it can make it slightly less broken. With “the click of one button,” the networking giant said …

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Symantec offers free anti-spoofing services to US political campaigns and election groups – TechCrunch

Symantec offers free anti-spoofing services to US political campaigns and election groups – TechCrunch Symantec is the latest private security company to offer its expertise to vulnerable political targets on the house. Today the company announced that it would extend its “Project Dolphin” service (dolphins eat phish, get it) to …

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This is what Americans think about the state of election security right now – TechCrunch

This is what Americans think about the state of election security right now – TechCrunch A wide-ranging new poll yields some useful insight into how worried the average American feels about election threats as the country barrels toward midterms. The survey, conducted by NPR and researchers with Marist College, polled 949 …

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Facebook pilots new political campaign security tools — just 50 days before Election Day – TechCrunch

Facebook pilots new political campaign security tools — just 50 days before Election Day – TechCrunch Facebook has rolled out a “pilot” program of new security tools for political campaigns — just weeks before millions of Americans go to the polls for the midterm elections. The social networking giant said …

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