Roughly 1.16 million payment cards may have been affected in Staples breach

Malware infected Staples' point-of-sale systems at 115 of its 1,400 U.S. retail stores, mostly between Aug. 10 and Sept. 16.

Neverquest botnet furthers crimeware-as-a-service biz for fraudsters

Neverquest, also known as Vawtrak, is data stealing malware that targets banking information.

Solo attacker likely responsible for phishing campaign, delivering Zeus variant

Phishing emails, a phishing kit and phony browser alerts are being used by the attacker to steal credentials and deliver a variant of the Zeus trojan.

2015 Predictions

Exploits, mobile and cloud storage threats will plague users in 2015

Exploits, mobile and cloud storage threats will plague users in 2015

2015 is setup to be one of the most dangerous years for not only your PC but also your mobile devices and cloud storage.

Focus: Data Breaches

White House calls Sony hack a "serious national security matter," gov't mulls proper response

Sony Pictures recently canceled the "The Interview" movie release, following hacker threats.

Industry Innovators

Perimeter defense

This is another market area that has seen a lot of change over the past few years.

Virtualization and cloud security

The year's Innovators in this group focus on security management in a cloud or virtual environment.

Data protection

Data protection is a fuzzy, sometimes nebulous term. Certainly everything we do on the network is intended to protect the data on it. In an era of widely dispersed global enterprise the data often seems to be alone on the internet.

Security infrastructure

Security infrastructure is another one of those ever-changing categories. What looked like infrastructure a few years ago is, for the most part, long gone.

2014 Hall of Fame

Hall of Famers are in their third consecutive year of appearing here and that sends the strong message that they are Innovators and they have staying power.


The 10 POS malware families this holiday season

The 10 POS malware families this holiday season

This holiday shopping season, many retailers have two goals in mind - make record-breaking sales and don't get breached.

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