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Eschewing the bug bounty route, a cybersecurity firm which detected a flaw in a medical device from St. Jude Medical, partnered with an investment firm to capitalize on its knowledge and short sell stock in the device manufacturer.
Customers and researchers alike are chastising United Airlines' attempt at using two-factor authentication to secure its MileagePlus account holders.
The threat from ransomware continues to grow and the situation will only get darker before mitigation efforts prove reliable and the miscreants move on to another attack vector, according to a panel of cybersecurity experts gathered in Manhattan on Wednesday for the Dell Data Security Ransomware Roundtable.
The meteoric rise of Locky ransomware has not completely supplanted the distribution of the notorious Dridex malware.
Ransomware is not going away, according to a new study from Arctic Wolf Networks.
The world's biggest networking equipment company, Cisco Systems, will layoff about 5.5K employees.
Women continue to receive significantly less compensation than men in the IT security sector, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.
A Pakistani security researcher discovered a vulnerability affecting Chrome and Firefox browsers configuration of URLs in address bars.
Nearly half of enterprises queried for a Mimecast survey were found to be ill-equipped to deal with threats from insiders.
In what is being flagged as a threat to the health care sector, the source code of all of PilotFish Technology's software has been posted to the dark web.
Capitalizing on Olympics activity, a new version of Zeus Sphinx has been targeting banks in Brazil and Colombia.
Facebook users are being lured into giving up their credentials in response to alarming messages about terror incidents and celebrity deaths.
A set of vulnerabilities, dubbed "Quadrooter," affecting Qualcomm chipset software drivers used in Android devices, were detected by Check Point security researchers.
A transfer of $400,000 was redirected to a group of Nigerian hackers.
Apple is offering up to $200,000 to researchers reporting critical security vulnerabilities in Apple software, including its underlying operating system.
Security researchers discovered a flaw that affects Windows 10's SilentCleanup process and allows attackers to bypass the User Account Control (UAC) security feature.
A research report discovered command and control servers (C&C) that use SSL to disguise malware increased by 200 times last year.
A robust underground marketplace for the sale of stolen products from compromised accounts as well as shady online services has been detected in Russia.
The federal government would greatly benefit from implementation of Internet of Things technology, but few agencies are taking advantage, says the Center for Data Innovation.
Farsight Security Services has promoted Robert Batch, a 12-year veteran employee, to IT administrator.
Rapid7 has appointed Marc Brown and Tom Schodorf to its Board of Directors.
Despite a slow start at the beginning of 2016, the IT jobs market in London experienced an upturn in the number of jobs with June being the highest month so far for job volume in 2016.
Twitter said Tuesday it had created an online application process so that Twitter accounts could receive verified status.
Researchers discovered a way to detect and block malware in Transport Layer Security (TLS) connections without decrypting the traffic.
Silicon Valley tech sector leaders released a statement expressing dismay at the possibility of Donald Trump becoming president.
A report from the U.K.'s National Crime Agency found that cybercrime has passed traditional crime in terms of impact.
A new malware strain, dubbed Keydnap, is targeting Mac users, perhaps, in particular, security researchers.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton called for administrative reform to help bring the U.S. copyright system into the digital age.
The amount of digital information stored on recycled devices is staggering, a new study found.
London is the center of tech startups in Europe. So, how will the U.K.'s separation from the EU impact the tech sector?
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