President Dilma Rousseff signed the legislation on Wednesday at the NetMundial conference in Sao Paulo.
An SMS trojan for Android, known as FakeInst, has been observed sending premium SMS messages to users all over the world, including, for the first time, the United States.
Researchers observed 346 DDoS attacks in the final quarter of 2013 and attackers used Vega and Skipfish vulnerability scanners to exploit web flaws at financial companies.
Disruption is expected; financial crime should be, too.
It's how you handle yourself during and after a breach that will determine just how detrimental the breach actually is for your organization.
Bloomberg reported on Friday that the National Security Agency (NSA) was aware of the SSL/TLS encryption-breaking Heartbleed bug for at least two years before the now infamous flaw caught the attention of the world earlier this week. Shortly after, on its public affairs Twitter account, the NSA said it was not aware of the vulnerability until it was made public.