The potency of distributed denial of service attacks has increased steadily but dramatically over the last 14 months.
The Google transparency report shows an increase in user requests from the government but a drop in compliance from the company.
Several bits of malware targeting Android mobile devices hijack the smartphone or tablet’s resources to mine digital currency such as Litecoin or Dogecoin.
When attackers broke into the network of the University of Maryland last month, the university’s wasn’t sure how to react. The organization had never had a major security incident before, and this one qualified as major: 310,000 Social Security numbers and other information was gone. And then three weeks later, it happened again. Wallace Loh,[...]
Multiple efforts to reform the NSA’s surveillance activities, including a White House proposal, demonstrate that public debate still carries weight.
Developers are configuring GUIs as mechanisms for access control and exposing enterprises to privilege escalation and information disclosure vulnerabilities.
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[...]
When the Full Disclosure mailing list closed down last week, many in the security community wondered what, if anything, would fill the void. As it turns out, Full Disclosure will fill that void.
Advanced attacks targeting government entities have been spotted using phishing emails with Malaysia Airlines flight 370 as the lure.
Basecamp is back online Tuesday after the service was taken down by a distributed denial-of-service attack Monday.