ASD reveals rules for keeping vulnerabilities secret

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) has quietly published its process for deciding when knowledge of cybersecurity vulnerabilities is kept secret. special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at risk when information security isn’t […]

Facebook loses two key executives

Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox, pictured here with CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company after more than 13 years there. Facebook on Thursday announced the departure of two key executives, Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and WhatsApp VP Chris Daniels. The leadership shakeup coincides with Facebook’s recently-announced efforts to become a more privacy-focused […]

Mushrooms may ‘reduce the risk of mild brain decline’

Image copyright Getty Images Eating mushrooms more than twice a week could prevent memory and language problems occurring in the over-60s, research from Singapore suggests. A unique antioxidant present in mushrooms could have a protective effect on the brain, the study found. The more mushrooms people ate, the better they performed in tests of thinking […]