Security auditors make a living picking apart mid-to-large size organizations security practices. And there are a lot of reasons businesses need to pay more attention than ever.
The Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol is under attack. In the last year, new vulnerabilities have been uncovered that allows malicious attackers to undermine security that organizations put in place to protect themselves and their end users sensitive information.
Alleged Anonymous member Matt DeHart was deported back to the U.S. and now faces child pornography charges.
Last year, the operators of ugotposted[.]com were ordered to pay $385,000 in a default judgment.
An Israeli man was charged on four counts in a magistrate's court for hacking Madonna, stealing her unreleased music and selling it.
In a poll that surveyed 1,008 U.S. adults, GFI found that the fear of a cybersecurity attack has increased significantly over the past year.
The State Department's Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program has ponied up $3 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev.
The hacker collective and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) provider disrupted service on Google's Vietnamese homepage through a DNS poisoning attack.
The Midlothian Police Department coughed up $500 ransom to an unknown hacker after one of its computers became infected by the ransomware.
The State Department continues to find signs that hackers are in its network after a breach that may have involved the Russian government.
The 24-year-old Swedish man behind the creation of the BlackShades RAT and organization has pleaded guilty to distributing malicious software.
The owner and operator of IsAnyoneUp[dot]com plead guilty on Wednesday to charges that include identity theft and unauthorized access of a computer.
Following his extradition to the U.S., Vladimir Drinkman has plead not guilty to all 11 counts charged in his indictment.
The 18 individuals allegedly stole identities, submitted fraudulent federal tax returns, and stored the refunds in bank accounts that were opened using stolen identities.
Both operations, though separate in their aims, were said to have ties to Gaza, Trend Micro found.
Governments, militaries and financial institutions in more than 30 countries around the globe are among the targets of the "Equation" group, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Trend Micro says attacks, where signed POS malware was used, are tied to the APT group Carbanak.
Andrus Nomm, 36, of Estonia, plead guilty in a U.S. court to his involvement with Megaupload.com and other piracy websites.
A cybercrime collected distributed the Carbanak malware via email to banking employees to infiltrate systems and snare over $1 billion, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Queen Elizabeth II approved the bill on Thursday.
In letter filed on Feb. 6 by Alex Yucel's lawyer asks for a new trial day in May or June but did not mention the previously agreed upon plea deal.
Multiple new phishing campaigns are leveraging Wix.com's website creation services to spoof PayPal's legitimate site design and compromise victims' credentials.
When network and endpoint security solutions team up, the result is a strengthened security posture and a solution that is impossible for attackers to compromise.
A new agency will be dedicated to fighting cyber attacks by gathering intelligence from numerous sources during a crisis.
The CyberCaliphate has claimed responsibility over the attack, in which they posted threatening messages aimed at President Obama's family.
During the short-lived hijack, the attackers were able to post the obscene messages and change the Mexican food chain's profile image and bio.
The defendants allegedly stole the personal information to apply for credit cards, which were then used to purchase Apple gift cards to buy products.
A New York jury found Ross Ulbricht guilty of all charges pertaining to his involvement and creation of the illicit Silk Road marketplace.
The ruse involves sending phony fax message links in spam messages to victims, which ultimately lead to downloading the malware which steals banking credentials.
According to a Tuesday AP report, Kevin Bollaert was found guilty on Monday of 27 counts, including identity theft and extortion.
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