Cloud News, Articles and Updates
Researchers discovered 40 applications in the Google Play store that contain a new family of malware, dubbed DressCode.
OneLogin has confirmed that a bug has allowed a hacker to view some of its customers' encrypted Secure Notes.
Dropbox is being commended by security pros for its handling of a massive data breach that has exposed the login credentials of 68 million users.
A series of flaws affecting the consumer security suite Kaspersky Internet Security was patched by Kaspersky Lab.
While most organizations believe providing workers with the best technology is imperative to business productivity, many struggle to optimize agility owing to traditional security mindsets, according to a new study by Okta.
The world's biggest networking equipment company, Cisco Systems, will layoff about 5.5K employees.
Nearly half of enterprises queried for a Mimecast survey were found to be ill-equipped to deal with threats from insiders.
Researcher accidentally sent solar development device, says he can shut down electricity generation facilitiesAugust 10, 2016
Security researcher Fred Bret-Mounet found vulnerabilities affecting the management unit on his home's solar array, a device that monitors solar panels over the internet.
USB pens distributed by the U.K.-based mobile network O2 as part of a promotional campaign for an eBook were discovered to contain a "Windows specific virus", according to a company statement.
To enhance the use of its web portal, gov.uk, the U.K. government is testing the use of its subscribers' social media logins as an authentication method.
A malicious spam email campaign discovered by FireEye, used Microsoft Word attachments containing macros that launched a command and control Cerber installers.
Researchers discover a new strain of the Cerber ransomware targeting Office 365 users. The variant is part of an emerging trend of ransomware that targets victims using cloud platforms.
Researchers discovered the Adwind RAT in spam emails containing the spyware as part of a campaign targeting companies in Denmark.
Cisco patched two critical vulnerabilities and a high severity flaw that allow attackers to bypass authentication.
Carbonite announced a forced password reset after the online backup provider discovered attackers attempting to access its user accounts.
At the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit outside of Washington, D.C., this week, the firm revealed its top-10 list of information security technologies that are trending in 2016.
The U.S. Air Force lost 12 years of records containing fraud and abuse investigations from its inspector general and legislative liaison offices as a result of a database crash.
Morgan Stanley agreed to pay a $1 million fine to settle a proceeding launched by the Securities and Exchange Commission's that the financial services giant failed to set up adequate precautions of customer data.
Human resources vendor Empathia announced a potential data breach affecting its employee assistance program.
The legislation, also known as the Draft Data Communications Bill, would enlist U.K.-based companies to store a 12-month backlog of data about every individual.
At SC Congress Toronto, Evgeniy Kharam, director and network security solutions architect at Herjavec Group predicted that the future network security was in machine learning, quantum computing and the cloud.
Placing draconian restrictions on cloud-based data management as a measure of protection can have deleterious effects on society, warned Steven Woodward, director of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Canada, at SC Congress Toronto 2016 today.
Just because a company offers a cybersecurity training program to its employees doesn't mean it's necessarily doing enough to change workers' dangerous online behaviors, according to a report from Experian and Ponemon Institute.
Senior executives at retail banks are motivated to offer digital services, but are held back by cyber security concerns, according to a new study from Cisco.
Cisco patched vulnerabilities affecting the company's Web Security Appliance devices that affect how the web filtering devices process traffic.
FDA official provided detail about the agency's IT strategy that aims to strengthen protection of pharmaceutical companies' data submitted in regulatory filings during the approval process of new drugs.
Information security professionals discussed methods of protecting against threats from malicious actors and insiders at the Inside Dark Web conference in New York City on Thursday.
The National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) brought together Silicon Valley executives with federal officials at the advisory committee's annual meeting on Wednesday.
In a move to strengthen the security of its Blogger platform, Google launched HTTPS versions of all blogs hosted on the company's blogspot.com domain.
Microsoft continues to expand its bug bounty program, announcing it will pay up to $15,000 for vulnerabilities found in Nano Server.
SC Magazine Articles
- Yahoo breach; State-sponsored actors suspected, at least 500 million accounts affected
- Education sector bullied by ransomware and can barely defend itself, report
- DetoxCrypto ransomware imitates Malwarebytes software
- Cisco warns of exploitation of new flaws linked to Shadow Brokers exploits
- Hackers crack Tesla CAN Bus, DoT issues policy for securing connected car
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach
- X-ray and MRI machines among devices used as springboards for data breach attacks
- Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace
- Wi-Fi warning! Study finds U.S. unaware of public Wi-fi risks
- OpenSSL patches 14 vulns, including high-severity flaw that can be exploited for DoS attacks
- IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks
- Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers
- Cities planning transparency laws for police surveillance tech
- Malicious apps leveraging top UK brands has increased by 130%