The Department of Homeland Security's second massive cybersecurity exercise has revealed improved preparedness across IT infrastructures and government agencies, compared to the first "Cyber Storm" in 2006, according to the acting director of DHS's National Cybersecurity Division.
A U.S. District Court of Delaware jury has found that Secure Computing, and its subsidiaries CyberGuard and Webwasher, infringed three patents that Finjan Software created over the past decade.
Security experts have expressed skepticism that recent recommendations from ICANN for combatting fast-flux hosting will do much to stop the practice, which is utilized by criminal bot herders to mask their activities.
A new wave of "3D screensaver" spam is directing recipients to a malware site from a notorious malware gang that had ceased activity in January after their site was attack by a rival group of cybercriminals, researchers at Sunbelt reported.
A federal judge's decision last week to reverse his own ruling and lift what he had declared was a "permanent" injunction shutting the Wikileaks.org site for posting bank documents has been hailed by civil liberties lawyers as an important benchmark in applying First Amendment protections to such sites.