US Congress Curbs NSA Surveillance, Sends Bill to Obama

The US Senate passed landmark legislation Tuesday that ends the government's bulk telephone data dragnet, reining in the most controversial surveillance program since the 9/11 attacks of 2001.
The House of Representatives has already passed the measure, which also reauthorizes key national security programs that had lapsed early this week.
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U.S. and Japan to Cooperate on Cybersecurity, Information Sharing

The United States and Japan have agreed to cooperate more closely on cybersecurity and information sharing initiatives as a way to help both countries defend against future threats and attacks. The new initiative will include a variety of components, most notably cooperation during serious incidents, cooperation between the two countries’ cybersecurity and defense units, and […]

Exploit for Recently Patched Flash Flaw Added to Magnitude, Neutrino, Nuclear Pack

Just days after the developers of the Angler exploit kit started leveraging a recently patched Flash Player vulnerability to distribute malware, an exploit for the same security bug was also added to the Magnitude, Neutrino and Nuclear Pack exploit kits.
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