With mega breaches springing up one after another, many industry players have registered both disbelief and awe at the sheer numbers of individual credentials stolen.
An Ohio student is under investigation for hacking into a school district server and sharing the information of at least one other student.
Russia and Chiana have agreed to join forces stop not hack each other as well as to fight cyber attacks as well.
Netflix announced on Monday the open source release of a threat detection management platform it has named FIDO.
Indian officials met with a Japanese contingent last week to discuss how the two nations could work together to fight cyber crime and invest in India's IT sector.
EllisLab doesn't yet know who's responsible for hacking into its servers March 24 and potentially compromising customer information.
Rutgers and the FBI are collaborating to investigate a series of DDoS attacks against the university.
The United States and Japan have agreed to bolster their threat-sharing efforts, to thwart cyber attacks from China and North Korea, like state-sponsored intellectual property theft.
CNN has reported that Russian hackers used their intrusion into the State Department's systems as a way to get into White House systems.
As the level of sophistication of digital attacks grows rapidly, targeted organizations must devise a strategic, military-like response.
At a gathering of security experts on Thursday in New York, panelists warned that while launching an offensive strike against cyber attackers might be a tempting response to being breached, there are better -- and legal -- strategies for retribution.
An examination of the evolution from the 2010 and 2011 campaign operations provides some hints about what IT vendors might expect from hacktivists in 2012.
The National Security Agency claims a dozen groups connected to China's People's Liberation Army and six nonmilitary groups connected to universities are largely behind cyber spying campaigns.
The attacks, which occurred at four department locations, were not described in detail, but were deemed "successful" for adversaries, according to the annual audit.
Today's flurry of cybercrimes rely on an array of motivations, techniques and technologies, making the job of an investigator to track down the offender that much more difficult.
The Canadian intelligence service has singled out cyber attacks as one of the biggest threats facing Canada in its latest annual report.
Canada's telecommunications networks are vulnerable to homegrown terrorists, concluded the Special Senate Committee on Anti-terrorism.
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As the holiday season continues, users should be on high alert for scams such as malware-laden electronic greeting cards and screensavers, US-CERT has warned. In addition, phishing attacks may be disguised as requests for charitable donations, credit card applications and online shopping advertisements. US-CERT recommends that users avoid opening unexpected email attachments or following untrusted links. When donating to charities, individuals should verify the organization's authenticity with the Better Business Bureau. — AM
Thefts of information belonging to customers of two major American chains may be traceable back to a breach at an email marketing services firm.
Though some have labeled the website attacks surrounding the WikiLeaks controversy to be the first-ever global cyberwar, security experts say the truth is much less sensational.
The FBI issued a warning on Wednesday about so-called "smishing" and "vishing" scams, which are likely to be prevalent this holiday season.
Social networking sites and search engines are expected to be hit hard as cybercriminals try to wrangle in unsuspecting holiday shoppers.
Google has fixed what is being described as a serious security flaw that allowed a hacker to harvest Gmail addresses and send spam from the search giant's servers.
The Stuxnet worm has prompted lawmakers to consider imparting additional cyber-oversight on the Department of Homeland Security.
The likelihood of a crippling cyberattack against the U.S. electric gird is 100 percent, a congresswoman said Wednesday at SC World Congress in New York.
According to an SC World Congress speaker, cybercriminals have over the past year grown more innovative and relied heavily on opportunistic, targeted and blended attacks.
An unauthorized individual recently gained access to a Louisiana state licensing database that contained the personal information of tens of thousands of emergency medical technicians (EMTs).
According to Iran, Stuxnet is no longer a threat - however use of a new zero-day exploit has extended its life cycle.
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