Variants of the Dexter and Project Hook point-of-sale malware continue to pose a threat to retailers, according to new research by Arbor Networks' security engineering and response team.
Organizations in the finance, telecommunications, defense, and transportation industries have been targeted by attackers that may be looking to steal valuable information.
Researchers with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence have determined that a possibly Russian-fueled malware campaign known as Snake, or Uroburos, may actually date back as far as 2006.
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.