In the wake of news-making attacks on Sony Pictures, Home Depot and many others, the federal government is establishing a new information integration center to focus on cyber threats.
A dump of 10 million sanitized usernames and passwords was released online, sparking debate over its legality in light of proposed changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
It turns out that computers and, by extension, things that contain computers, are vulnerable to attackers. That includes cars, something that the United States government has now discovered, and Sen. Edward Markey is now warning consumers that “automakers haven’t done their part to protect us from cyber-attacks or privacy invasions.”
Patch Tuesday provides Windows IT shops with a cadence to their patch management efforts, but evolving threats and internal changes at Microsoft raise questions about its long-term viability.
The popular remote access tool PlugX enjoyed an ascent in popularity in 2014 and is now a go-to malware for attack groups.
Intuit last week temporarily suspended its Turbo Tax e-filing service following an increase in fraudulently filed state tax returns.
Research from Cisco on Cryptowall 3.0 ransomware shows that exploits have been removed from the dropper, indicating that the group behind it will rely instead on exploit kits.
The appetite for Twitter user data from governments around the world continues to grow, with the volume of such requests increasing by 40 percent in the second half of 2014.
More than two months after the original advisory went out, Siemens has released patches for a pair of critical vulnerabilities in some versions of its Simatic WinCC SCADA product that remained vulnerable. Both of the vulnerabilities are remotely exploitable and have potentially damaging consequences for companies running affected versions of the product. One of the[…]
Researchers at Veracode examined whether enterprise applications were also vulnerable to the Ghost vulnerability in glibc.