Cyber security news June 2020

This posting is here to collect cyber security news in June 2020.

I post links to security vulnerability news with short descriptions to comments section of this article.

If you are interested in cyber security trends, read my Cyber security trends 2020 posting.

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  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
    US Cybercom warns foreign state-backed hackers will likely abuse a recently discovered SAML vulnerability that allows unauthorized network admin logins — The window of opportunity to fix critical security bug is rapidly closing. — Foreign hackers backed by a well-resourced government …

  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Senate Armed Services Committee wants to prevent #DISA from spending money to deploy a network security program on #DoD’s secret network

    The Senate has questions about DISA’s network security system

    A Senate committee’s version of the annual defense policy bill would ban the Department of Defense from spending money to deploy a controversial cybersecurity program on its secret network.

  3. Tomi Engdahl says:

    US Air Force delays timeline for testing a laser on a fighter jet

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force’s long-planned test of an airborne laser weapon aboard a fighter jet has been delayed until 2023 due to technical challenges and complications spurred by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, its program head said.

    The Air Force’s Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator program, or SHiELD, had originally planned to conduct its first flight demonstration in 2021, but the test has been pushed two years back, said Jeff Heggemeier, SHiELD program manager for the Air Force Research Laboratory.


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