A popular website was downed after attackers launched a distributed denial-of-service attack using more than 162,000 WordPress sites.
This month, five security updates, two which are rated "critical," address vulnerabilities in Windows, IE, and Silverlight.
Massive distributed denial-of-service attacks plagued Mt. Gox in early February, not long before the former world's biggest Bitcoin exchange was hit by an alleged separate attack that bankrupted the company, according to a report.
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.