Network Security News, Articles and Updates
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.
Seeking to protect its intellectual property, race car team Andretti Autosport went looking for a security solution.
Gartner is now encouraging people-centric IT practices so IT is no longer seen as a hindrance and rather an enabler.
As Intel proceeds with plans to divest its majority stake in Intel Security, the chipmaker's security business unit, a lawsuit filed against Intel threatens to create challenges for the entity.
One day after Dell finalized its acquisition of EMC Corporation and its RSA cybersecurity division, RSA President Amit Yoran maintained his business-as-usual stance, but also acknowledged certain synergistic implications.
A medical centre in the UAE has been modestly breached by a hacker who claims to want to teach them a lesson in security.
Bloggers using the WordPress platform are "strongly encouraged" to update their sites immediately to address persistent XSS issues.
A globalized malvertising campaign was targeting users in the U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, infecting victims with ransomware before researchers at Cisco's Talos division helped shut down the operation .
InfoBlox's new report showed nearly half of all networks tested to show signs of DNS tunnelling
Last week, Apple issued security updates to patch a serious flaw affecting iPhone and iPad users. Yesterday it addressed a similar flaw on its desktops.
Over half (52 percent) of IT practitioners believe that policies against the misuse or unauthorised access to company data are being enforced and followed, yet only 35 percent of end users say their organisations enforce those policies.
OneLogin has confirmed that a bug has allowed a hacker to view some of its customers' encrypted Secure Notes.
The user data of 43,570,999 subscribers to the Last.fm music site were posted on the pwned repository LeakedSource.
SC Magazine Articles
- Yahoo breach; State-sponsored actors suspected, at least 500 million accounts affected
- Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers
- Education sector bullied by ransomware and can barely defend itself, report
- IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks
- Cisco warns of exploitation of new flaws linked to Shadow Brokers exploits
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach
- X-ray and MRI machines among devices used as springboards for data breach attacks
- Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace
- Wi-Fi warning! Study finds U.S. unaware of public Wi-fi risks
- OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack
- Uber prevents fraud and protects driver accounts with selfies
- Presidential debate 2016: Candidates pledge cyber investment, differ on Russia
- Yahoo faces congressional action and class action lawsuits following historic data breach
- Case study: Hawaiian Telcom says aloha to AlienVault security management