Of the more than 1,200 mobile apps that were assessed in a recent study, 75 percent requested one or more permissions.
Mark Marmilev pleaded guilty on Thursday for his part in a money laundering conspiracy.
On Wednesday, PCI SSC updated its card skimming prevention guidance for the first time in five years.
Gmail credentials for nearly 5 million accounts leaked Wednesday, but many of the username-password combinations appeared to be incorrect or old.
This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.
More than 800 million personal records have been involved in U.S. breaches since January 2005, according to new research from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Also this month, IT security professionals are starting to have a higher perception of risk to corporate, industrial and governmental infrastructure because of cyber security threats.