A federal court shut down Pairsys at the request of the Federal Trade Commission.
The attack used a false certificate to trick iCloud users into handing over personal data and login credentials. With an attack of this size, some experts and researchers believe the Chinese government could be to blame.
Speaking at a National Association of State Attorneys General conference, ISA's Larry Clinton asked the AGs to step up efforts to get more resources.
The White House has advanced an agenda to promote and facilitate information sharing on security threats and vulnerabilities.
Reuters reported on Wednesday that DHS is investigating roughly 24 cases of suspected vulnerabilities in medical devices and hospital equipment.
A bill, which would require a national reporting standard, has failed to make it before the Senate or House this year.
Information on half a million federal workers in the government's SmartBuy program went undetected by Chase hackers.
The search engine company updates it piracy report to let users know how its adjusting search results to stop illegal piracy efforts.
President Obama signed an Executive Order at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calling for enhanced security measures, including microchips and PINs.
The settlement brings some resolve to the 2012 breach, where the bank lost unencrypted backup tapes.
Jaime Estrada was sentenced to nine months in prison and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine.
With data breach and fraud alerts in mind, the ABA filed a petition on Tuesday asking the FCC to remove "outdated regulatory restrictions" that prevent sending automated calls and texts to mobile devices.
A group of cybercriminals believed to be Russian are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability to deliver malware and gather information from various organizations around the world.
National Security Letters (NSLs) tread on the First Amendment and give the FBI too much authority, EFF argued.
The settlement marks the largest FCC enforcement action to date, and also involved the FTC and state attorneys general.
The social media giant believes the limits imposed by the DOJ on data in transparency reports for its users violates its First Amendment rights.
The FCC launched an investigation last year after a consumer complained of the practice.
It's all about what you say and how you say it, says DHS's Phyllis Schneck. Teri Robinson reports.
Cyberwarfare is so new that the ground rules are still being established. Nazan Osman provides an overview.
Just recently we witnessed the U.S. House of Representative pass two bills aimed at bolstering the security operations of the nation's critical infrastructure.
It's more than a trend. Mobile devices are becoming the new enterprise desktop. But mobile devices require the same security considerations to access corporate intranets or securely sending and receiving email.
James Comey reportedly said the developments could put consumers "beyond the law."
The contract includes initial tasks totaling $29 million, the U.S. Commerce Department's NIST said.
Security and privacy professionals employ enumerable solutions and techniques for information security. Yet, the target of the protection, sensitive and private data, is not clearly understood.
The Federal Trade Commission had asked a federal court to shut down the company, which marketed specialized computers to mine bitcoins.
The ISA99/IEC 62443 portfolio of standards has emerged as a leading framework for cybersecurity in ICS and SCADA and was referenced in the recent Presidential Framework.
Senators introduced the legislation last week as a means of amending the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
The company received more than 100,000 government requests for customer data last year.
Healthcare IT professionals deal with an increasing array of critical security issues that involve privacy, BYOD and network access, managing live-saving medical devices, and ensuring compliance federal regulations.
Yelp will pay $450,000, and TinyCo will pay $300,000 to settle charges that their mobile apps collected information from children under the age of 13.