An iSEC Partners report examining hardening features of the Tor Browser recommends moving off Firefox to Chrome, but budget and feature constraints make that unlikely.
UPS reported this week that 51 of its stores suffered a “broad-based malware intrusion” earlier this spring.
Amazon Web Services announced that it has turned on Perfect Forward Secrecy and other SSL improvements for its CloudFront content delivery platform.
Facebook announced at USENIX its new Internet Defense Prize, a bounty that rewards researchers for defensive technologies that prevent vulnerabilities and mitigate attacks.
More than 400 organizations were recently targeted by a Bitcoin phishing campaign that intended to con users into giving away their wallet passwords.
Rogue antivirus malware is on the decline, but a new, simpler version of that threat that simply redirects users to the site of a fake malware protection service has been infecting users around the world.
Hackers involved in the Community Health Systems data breach used a Heartbleed exploit to access the provider’s network and steal 4.5 million patient records, said security firm TrustedSec.
Hackers hit the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) three separate times over the past three years.
Facebook published numbers today that demonstrate the pervasiveness of encryption on the web; the social network said 95 percent of its notification emails are encrypted with Perfect Forward Secrecy, up from 29 percent in May.
The Community Health Systems data breach has been tied to a Chinese APT gang that has branched out to medical espionage, stealing patient data in an effort to target intelligence on medical device development.