Unknown attackers have launched distributed denial of service attacks on a long list of blogs hosted on the social media site LiveJournal, including the blog of a prominent anti-corruption blogger in Russia.
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A new study of small to mid-sized businesses shows that 75% of banking fraud is now taking place online according to a report from InformationWeek.
Condé Nast was baited in a phishing scam that netted a Texas man nearly $8 million in company funds, according to published reports.
Evidently the kids are not alright. At least, that is when it comes to the increasingly lucrative identity theft black market.
IBM’s X-Force 2010 Trend and Risk report showed that as vulnerability disclosures hit their highest level ever in 2010, security threats continued to increase in sophistication and precision.
Facebook like-jacking scams are popping up in a wider variety of languages, according to research by Kaspersky Lab.
Almost a year has passed since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and spewed three months of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. But less than six months after the beleaguered oil giant managed to cap that well, it is contending with a new spill of a different sort: the loss of personal information on thousands of Gulf Coast residents who had filed claims for compensation stemming from the leak.
A Krebsonsecurity piece looks into the unknown party behind the Rustock botnet, and whether it may have been operated by just one person.
Capitol Hill may be awash in tough talk on cuts to domestic programs, but that’s not stopping the Pentagon from seeking an additional billion dollars in funding for cyber security, according to a report from Nextgov.com.
Users of free music streaming service, Spotify are reporting that they have been the victims of drive-by malware attacks according to a report from Netcraft.