Cyber Security News, Articles and Updates
The London police chief's comment that reimbursing fraud victims who fail to protect themselves is rewarding bad cyber security hygiene has received some backlash.
The humans are clawing back the interest as new research from Distil networks shows a slight decline in bot traffic for 2015
Researchers are warning administrators responsible for Windows and Samba servers that a patch is coming April 12, 2016.
Google has instituted a blacklist of untrustworthy certificates for use in the company's browser Chrome.
Researchers demonstrated how the internet of things could leave users vulnerable in a very intimate way by hacking into an adult toy.
Ceris, an umbrella group for cyber-security recruiters, has been established to promote a professional code of conduct for recruiters in the sector.
A new vulnerability could kill a certain kind of encryption for plenty of websites. An OpenSSL update has been rushed out to fix major flaw.
A recent strain of Mac malware has left researchers speculating whether the Hacking Team is back.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told the House Appropriations Committee that his department's budget request fiscal 2017 will prioritize cybersecurity.
The NHTSA closed an investigation into Fiat Chrysler after determining that non Fiat Chrysler entertainment units weren't vulnerable.
BIMCO today introduced the first set of cybersecurity guidelines for the global shipping industry to help prevent cyber incidents at sea.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. reported late last week that it had found malware on the computers that operates the company's payment processing systems and is now conducting an investigation to discover the extent of the breach.
Researchers at Symantec details common format of BEC scams.
Only 37 percent of respondents in small to medium size businesses felt that their organisation was fit to manage IT security, according to a recent survey.
An ESET survey on online banking habits found that Americans could be more secure with our online banking.
A new study sheds light on the frustrations faced by enterprise security professionals who struggle to remediate a seemingly endless stream of vulnerabilities and security challenges.
The US congress just passed into law The Cyber-security Information Sharing Act, also known as CISA, in the last couple of days.
The OpenSSL Project said it has updated its security policy to include a "Critical" severity level.
Paul Kurtz, CEO of TruSTAR Technology and former cybersecurity advisor to the White House, discusses the federal government's cybersecurity problems, in the wake of the data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently released the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT) to help financial institutions identify their risks and determine their cybersecurity preparedness.
Business that embrace bring your own device (BYOD) could gain from Apple's improved security features.
Researchers at Zscaler's discovered a new variant of Android ransomware disguised as a porn video player application.
In an apparent coordinated announcement, Google, Mozilla and Microsoft announced that they would stop using the RC4 stream cipher in their respective browsers.
Rutgers hired three cybersecurity firms and plans to spend millions to protect its computer networks
Researchers at WOOT '15 demonstrated how the BitTorrent protocol family is vulnerable to DRDoS attacks.
Secretary of State John Kerry told CBS that "it's very likely" that Chinese and Russian governments are reading his emails.
WordPress released a security update to address several vulnerabilities that existed in all previous versions.
Japan will train approximately 50,000 people in the public and private sectors on cyber-security ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, according to local reports.
An Ohio inmate was caught with administrative login credentials for the computer systems at Lebanon Correctional Intuition.
An amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act takes on cybersecurity education in an effort to address worker shortage.
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