DDoS attacks are growing in scale and volume, and experts say attackers are also using them as a cover for secondary attacks resulting in financial fraud or loss of intellectual property.
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Officials at Iowa State University said Tuesday that the personal data of nearly 30,000 alumni, including Social Security numbers, was compromised during a data breach.
An recently published interactive infographic illustrates cyber threats in real time as detected by the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN).
Microsoft has announced it will change the way it classifies adware by beginning to block unwanted and intrusive advertisements from users.
Surveillance DVRs infected with Bitcoin mining malware scanning for network attached storage devices on port 5000.
The federal government is looking for a way to relax the laws to make it simpler for law enforcement agents to target and compromise the computers of suspects involved in criminal cases.
Several bits of malware targeting Android mobile devices hijack the smartphone or tablet’s resources to mine digital currency such as Litecoin or Dogecoin.
Protecting the internal network as well as the users of Facebook is an unenviable task. Facebook users constantly are the target of all manner of phishing, malware and other attacks, and the company’s own network is a major prize for attackers, as well. To help better defend those assets, Facebook’s security team has built an[...]
Advanced attacks targeting government entities have been spotted using phishing emails with Malaysia Airlines flight 370 as the lure.