A collection of research scientists, with help from the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative, have released a new set of guidelines for developers to take into account to ensure security figures into how medical devices are coded.
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Penn State announced that its school of engineering was the victim of a more than two-year long cyberattack perpetuated by advanced persistent threat groups.
The attackers behind the TeslaCrypt ransomware, which is one of the newer entries on the scene, may not be making as much money yet as some of their more experienced competitors, but researchers say that their malware is having a profound effect on victims. Like many other pieces of ransomware, TeslaCrypt often spreads with the[…]
A researcher warns users of the extensible Z-Way controller project that a weakness built into the software could easily expose it to attacks.
Buffer and integer overflow vulnerabilities have been patched in the ICU Project ICU4C library, used in hundreds of open source and enterprise software packages.
Email delivery service provider SendGrid admitted that hackers had accessed several internal systems, refuting reports earlier this month that the attack was an isolated incident.
Enterprises can use existing networking tools to put up internal barriers against hackers in order to frustrate them on to other targets.
During his RSA keynote today, Juniper Networks’ Chris Hoff shared the stage with 9-year-old hacker Reuben Paul, in a talk meant to be a call to action for the security industry to teach young programmers security and privacy from the outset.
Cadets from the U.S. Naval Academy have won the NSA’s annual hacking contest for the third time in fifteen years.
Public denial-of-service exploits for a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the HTTP protocol stack, HTTP.sys are under way, while remote code execution attacks may still be to come.