Current versions of the SpyEye Trojan now include functionality designed to steal sensitive data from individuals surfing the Web with Chrome and Opera browsers according to a Brian Krebs report.
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Sony’s online gaming platform, The PlayStation Network (PSN), continued a five day outage on Monday after what the company described as an “attack” on its network knocked PSN offline on April 20. And hope is fading for a fast resolution, with Sony saying it is revamping the network to make it more secure.
Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), based in Northern Virginia, went offline early this morning, taking with it a number of popular sites including, news aggregator Reddit and question and answer site (and TechCrunch darling), Quora.The Web hosting firm’s Relational Database Service
Microsoft on Tuesday provided key details of a “Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure”
(CVD) program it announced in July and that’s aimed at bolstering
collaboration between Microsoft, its customers and the security
Cyber crime, online fraud and copyright infringement are growing rapidly in Taiwan as law enforcement officials, law makers and the courts struggle to stay abreast of the problem, according to a local prosecutor says.
After months of almost total silence, security firm HBGary issued a statement to counter what it claims were inaccurate media reports about a February security breach that spilled thousands of e-mail messages onto the Internet.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held a press conference this morning to unveil details surrounding a National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC as they are calling it.
While the press conference was somewhat vague in terms of specifics, the initiative appears to be designed to build a voluntary transactional ecosystem of trust between businesses and individuals online, or, more generally between anyone or thing attempting to transmit money, goods, or ideas online.
Back in January, Threatpost covered a story originally reported by Julien Sobrier of Zsacaler. Sobrier discovered that the websites of a number of prominent American universities and government institutions had been hijacked and were redirecting fake online stores. As it turns out, some of the sites mentioned in the initial report continue to do so.
Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) don’t agree on much in the policy arena, except when it comes to protecting online privacy.
An insider data breach at the US Airline Pilots Association (USAPA) has exposed the sensitive financial data of some 3,000 US Airways pilots, according to reports.