US Army

Sensitive US government and military travel details left exposed online

Significant amounts of sensitive data about employees of the US government military personnel data could now be in the public domain following its exposure in a data leak.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Smashing Security podcast #107: Sextorting the US army, and a Touch ID scam

Fitness apps exploit TouchID through a sneaky user interface trick, tech giants claim to have a plan to banish passwords, and you won’t believe who was behind a sextortion scam that targeted over 400 members of the US military.

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by ferret-loving ethical hacker Zoë Rose.

US Army website defaced by Syrian Electronic Army hackers

Hackers, supportive of the Assad regime in Syria, have successfully compromised content displayed on the US Army’s website, popping up messages to visitors.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

US Army blocks access to The Guardian. Is it to stop soldiers from knowing about PRISM leak, or…?

An army-wide ban has been placed on US soliders accessing The Guardian website, since secret details were published of the NSA’s top secret PRISM project based upon leaked documents.