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On the heels of a breach last week at LinkedIn that exposed passwords of 117 million users, Microsoft has put in place new password security for users of its Azure Active Directory.
A long-time hacker group is using DNS requests as a command-and-control mechanism in a new series of malware attacks.
A new study showing how federal agencies still don't have a firm grasp of cybersecurity practices was ironically released just days after the third-party contractor hired to fortify the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's systems suddenly quit.
A security update for Adobe Connect for Windows released Monday resolves an untrusted search path vulnerability in the add-in installer for Connect versions 9.5.2 and earlier.
International Recycling Day is held today, 17 May to caution businesses that being green and responsible recycling is vital to destroy data on disused devices
Data breaches in the worlds of banking, credit and finance have nearly double between 2014 and 2015 according to the Identity Theft Resource Centre's 2015 Breach List report. Despite being unsure of how long it would take, IT pros in financial services are very confident in their ability to detect a breach.
Yahoo has released its second wave of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) documents concerning a 2007 case over user data.
Appthority's Q2 2016 Enterprise Mobile Threat Report found Apple and Android should better vet their app stores.
Microsoft noted a 9.4 percent increase in vulnerability disclosures to just above 3,300 disclosures in its latest study.
A team of researchers discover a new method of launching attacks that would threaten global critical infrastructure and utility providers through a worm that spreads through utility networks.
A recent study found that only 17 percent of IT professionals were confident in their ability to defeat cyberattacks.
University of Michigan researchers remotely pick locks of Samsung SmartThings connected home systemsMay 02, 2016
In a series of attacks, University of Michigan researchers hacked into Samsung SmartThings connected home systems and remotely unlocked doors.
IT security is finally becoming a priority - not only for IT professionals in every industry, but also for the C-suite, says Marcin Kleczynski, CEO, Malwarebytes.
Security is a business risk that needs to be understood and owned by your business leaders, says Jeff Brown, former technology risk officer, AIG.
Even with all the hoopla, there are CISOs still having challenges, vendors that aren't meeting needs, and companies still giving security short shrift, says Illena Armstrong, VP editorial, SC Magazine.
C-suites and boards of directors are increasing their knowledge of IT security risks and needs - before a breach happens. Larry Jaffee reports.
Richard Nichols, RSA's head of EMEA strategy compared playing the violin to conducting an effective security strategy, to encourage businesses to harmonise security strategy and promote greater visibility of threats on the business.
Cybercriminals are strengthening their DDoS attacks with more amplification and new methods to refine their botnets.
Automakers, Uber, Google form Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets as GAO releases vehicle cybersecurity reportApril 27, 2016
Automakers form join forces in the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets coalition one day after the GAO released auto cybersecurity report.
Report examines the shifting direction of cyberattacks noted attackers turning their attention away from financial services, in favor of attacks against manufacturing and healthcare companies.
Researchers at DB Networks and Osterman Research find many orgs lack the proper tools to monitor their data bases.
Despite the many efforts Google undertakes to protect its customers from malicious applications, many Android users may remain vulnerable to attack because they're using outdated software.
Stoked by headlines announcing major data breaches, the stock valuations of cybersecurity companies outperformed the Nasdaq and S&P 500 by double over the past three years.
Recent changes in Washington have led to CCOs fearing that they may be held personally responsible for the misconduct of their employers.
An Equifax study found millennials were more likely to store sensitive data on their personal devices.
The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and IDT911 said that to date, the financial services, business, education, government and healthcare industrial sectors have experienced over 6,000 data breaches since 2005.
Cybersecurity is the greatest threat since the atom bomb, said Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Stealing $100 million from a major U.S. corporation should be hard than setting up a fake email account, but for one cybercriminal enterprise this is all it took.
Malware allegedly found in Urban Security Group's (USG) Sony Chip HD 6 Camera 1080P PoE IP CCTV surveillance camera kit.
SC Magazine Articles
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Spearphishing attack nets $495K from investment firm
- Updated: Gmail, Yahoo email credentials among millions found on the dark web
- Report: Ransomware feeds off poor endpoint security
- Organizations need formal vendor risk management programs, study
- Alt campaign plans to replace 'fundamentally broken' CVE platform
- State Dept. criticized for poor records management, Clinton broke rules, IG report says
- APWG report: Phishing surges by 250 percent in Q1 2016
- Apple rehires crypto legend Jon Callas
- China's quantum communications satellite to improve data security, thwart hackers