Network Security News, Articles and Updates
About 15 percent of all home routers are unsecure, according to a study recently released by ESET.
Oracle released its latest batch of patches on Tuesday to address 253 security vulnerabilities for 76 products.
Russian advanced persistent threat group Sofacy has another ace up its sleeve: a Flash Player exploit tool, dubbed DealersChoice, that in some ways resembles a Russian nesting doll.
In a recent poll of 200 IT decision makers, 69 percent of respondents said they expected their organizations to altogether dispense with traditional passwords within the next five years.
A hacker scanning for unsecured databases has compromised at least 58 million records - and possibly as many as 258 million - from Modern Business Solutions, a data management and monetization firm.
Heap overflow, out-of-bounds read and unallocated memory free operation vulnerabilities were addressed with a patch.
A backdoor malware campaign dubbed OilRig that in May was discovered targeting organizations in Saudi Arabia is now trying to drill into government entities in Turkey, Israel and the U.S., as well as Qatari companies and organizations.
Cyber-Security Month kicked off this morning with the SecuritySerious conference, with a group of information security professionals gathering to discuss pertinent IT security issues.
A UK-based investigative journalism site has come under cyberattack, purportedly from Russia, for its articles critical of Russia's involvement in the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 and corruption.
For some time women have been underrepresented in technology, but a new programme seeks to change that by connecting women in technology.
Nearly three-quarters of businesses have end-of-support devices operating in their networks, and the consequences could prove dire, a new study found.
Even in an age dominated by smartphones and tablets, the device that helped start the mobile communications revolution, the beeper or pager, is still a doctor's constant companion, but a study found this little device is ill suited for keeping medical information secure.
The IT staff at a Honolulu-based telecommunications company went looking for a security management platform for its managed network and security services. It found what it needed.
In a settlement, the hotel chain operated by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will fork over $500K in fines and improve the security of its computer network.
On the cusp of a $4.8 billion acquisition by Verizon, Yahoo today disclosed a data breach in which a state-sponsored actor is believed to have stolen a copy of data linked to at least 500 million accounts.
The Air Force is reporting progress in its mission to secure its weapons against cyberattacks.
The Drupal Security Team issued updates for a pair of critical flaws, one allowing remote code execution and another giving access to parts of the system without full administrative permissions.
Executives at Combe Incorporated may have sprung a few new gray hairs after learning that the website for its Just for Men brand of hair coloring products was compromised to serve up malware.
Citrix is advising customers not to fret over recent research stating that 64-bit block ciphers in cryptographic protocols are susceptible to a so-called birthday attack - noting that multiple difficult conditions must be met for such a technique to be effective.
Security engineer Matt Bryant posted details of North Korea's registered domains after a misconfigured nameserver revealed details.
Security researcher Arun Sureshkumar earned $16,000 after disclosing a vulnerability in Facebook Business Manager that, if exploited, could have allowed attackers to take over a targeted victim's Facebook page.
HDDCryptor is a ransomware variant with a couple of new twists added that makes it an effective tool for cybercriminals, a Trend Micro study found.
Information Security Forum Managing Director Steve Durbin sat down with SCMagazine.com Executive Editor Teri Robinson to discuss how organizations can better protect their mission critical information assets.
The Association of State Democratic Chairs sent an email to its members advising them to avoid Wikileaks as a precaution against malware infection, especially after several state officials had their accounts hacked, Politico reported.
Mac users are claiming a Dropbox function that loads the desktop client of its cloud storage service on the accessibility menu of their system works like malware.
Australian and New Zealand businesses are being hit with a ransomware campaign.
The film Snowden opens this week recounting recent events that have sent reverberations around the world.
As automakers race to develop automated vehicles, the challenge of securing these automotive systems has taken on an elevated role for automakers.
Ransomware criminals are growing more sophisticated in their use of encryption, as criminals increasingly use asymmetric encryption methods.
The attacks targeted major companies that provide internet infrastructure and appear to have probed the companies' defenses to determine capabilities.