Brown, a writer and activist who is known as one of the online faces of Anonymous, faced charges related to sharing a link to a dump of credit card numbers connected to the Stratfor breach.
A new HTTPS remote administration tool for Android-based mobile devices has been discovered for sale on underground marketplaces, according to Symantec security researchers.
The North Dakota University System is notifying more than 290,000 former and current students and roughly 780 faculty and staff that their personal information may be at risk after an unauthorized party gained access a server.
Two things needed to become widely available for cyber criminals to further expand the threat landscape - a network infrastructure that allows them to operate under the radar, and currency that would let them conduct commerce anonymously.
The best aspect of opportunistic encryption is in the fact that it can be built into our infrastructure and deployed transparently for everyone.
It was a night that featured some of the most notable names in the security industry. Here's a look at some of the action on the night of the 2014 SC Awards U.S.