Chrome 41 was promoted to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux on Tuesday.
The official Android app of the event contains some flaws that could allow spammers to easily scrape data belonging to conference attendees.
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) wrote a letter to Congress earlier this week in response to the recently proposed Personal Data Notification & Protection Act.
A researcher notified D-Link of vulnerabilities in one router, and D-Link then expanded the investigation to a number of other devices.
Various civil society organizations and security experts penned a letter to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence over their dissatisfaction with the recently drafted Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA).
Attorney General George Jepsen sent a letter to Lenovo's EVP on Friday.
Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer claimed to be working with U.S. and German lawyers to negotiate the return of the fugitive whistleblower.
Alleged Anonymous member Matt DeHart was deported back to the U.S. and now faces child pornography charges.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is catching flak for exclusively using her personal email account to do business for the four years she was at the State Department.
Researchers announced FREAK, a vulnerability that they say enables attackers to intercept HTTPS connections between vulnerable clients and servers.
President Obama told Reuters that cybersecurity requirements proposed by China need to change if the country wants to do business with the U.S.
Although Google said its Android Lollipop devices would have encryption enabled by default, some devices have shown up on the market without encryption.
Last year, the operators of ugotposted[.]com were ordered to pay $385,000 in a default judgment.
Unnamed attackers attempted to gain access to some Toys"R"Us reward program profile in January, prompting the company to send email notifications and request users change their passwords.
On the heels of naming a new president and CEO, Silent Circle now assumes 100 percent ownership of Blackphone.
Last year, Microsoft introduced MemoryProtection (MemProtect), which helps deflect attacks leveraging use-after-free vulnerabilities.
The car service says a database was breached in May 2014 by an unauthorized third party.
A group identifying itself as CyberBerkut claimed, in an email to SC Magazine, to have gained access to files on the mobile device of a Green Group official.
An Israeli man was charged on four counts in a magistrate's court for hacking Madonna, stealing her unreleased music and selling it.
Reddit will donate 10 percent of its 2014 gross ad revenue to 10 charities chosen by Reddit users.
A five-month-long campaign against organizations in India shows the group is active and evolving, SophosLab reports.
The rules, approved Thursday, ban ISPs from charging for internet "fast lanes," or blocking legal internet services.
Bug bounty hunters reported 17,011 vulnerabilities to Facebook in 2014, marking a 16 percent increase in submissions.
In a poll that surveyed 1,008 U.S. adults, GFI found that the fear of a cybersecurity attack has increased significantly over the past year.
The enterprise software flaws could allow attackers to access customer data, financial info and other critical data at companies.
The retailer's Q4 and whole year earnings reports show that insurance picked up the tab for $46 million of the $191 million in expenditures.
Pwnium, an annual Google bug bounty event, is being canceled and replaced by rewards given out throughout the year.
Michael DeCesare has left Intel Security to take the helm at ForeScout.
Intrusions detected in 2010 and 2011 may be related to surveillance efforts revealed in Snowden leaks, the company said.
Of the approximate 78.8 million people whose information was accessed by hackers earlier this month, anywhere from 8.8 to 18.8 million of those affected include non-members.
Firefox 36 was released on Tuesday and a number of vulnerabilities have been addressed, including a few that are deemed critical.
The State Department's Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program has ponied up $3 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev.
Jessica Bennett of San Diego filed the lawsuit last week.
The hacker collective and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) provider disrupted service on Google's Vietnamese homepage through a DNS poisoning attack.
Users will now be met with a warning when navigating to a website that "encourages downloads of unwanted software."
The business-oriented social network has agreed to compensate paid users of its service impacted by its previous data breach.
A backdoor has allowed the public to access information on parking tickets, penalties and driver information.
Initially, RSA thought the incident was a case of fraudsters sabotaging one another.
Users of a number of Norton and Symantec security products were unable to access Internet Explorer this weekend following a bug-riddled update.
The Midlothian Police Department coughed up $500 ransom to an unknown hacker after one of its computers became infected by the ransomware.
The State Department continues to find signs that hackers are in its network after a breach that may have involved the Russian government.
Masque Attack II entails bypassing an iOS prompt for trust and app URL scheme hijacking, FireEye said.
Dr. DJ Patil has been named the first Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy and Chief Data Scientist at the Office of Science and Technology.
CAVIRTEX said it has reason to believe that an older version of a database was compromised.
A study by Lacoon and Check Point found 18 different variants of mRATs with Androids more likely to be infected.
A researcher disclosed details on the vulnerability, which affects several Netgear router models.
The owner and operator of IsAnyoneUp[dot]com plead guilty on Wednesday to charges that include identity theft and unauthorized access of a computer.
Chesapeake Energy has filed suit against former CEO Aubrey McClendon's new venture, claiming the executive stole data, including trade secrets, to lure investors.
Following his extradition to the U.S., Vladimir Drinkman has plead not guilty to all 11 counts charged in his indictment.
The 18 individuals allegedly stole identities, submitted fraudulent federal tax returns, and stored the refunds in bank accounts that were opened using stolen identities.
The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Check Point has reportedly said it is worth "tens of millions of dollars."
Nearly a million RBS and NatWest customers who use the banks' mobile apps will now be able to log in using their fingerprints, a first for British banks.
The tech giant yanked an earlier patch after users said they had issues opening PowerPoint.
The hacker collective has claimed that it launched a new series of attacks against the gaming network it previously targeted over the holidays.
Considered "one of the most important priorities" in the upcoming release of the operating system, Microsoft is looking to transition away from the password.
Trend Micro says attacks, where signed POS malware was used, are tied to the APT group Carbanak.
Andrus Nomm, 36, of Estonia, plead guilty in a U.S. court to his involvement with Megaupload.com and other piracy websites.
Spoofed emails claiming to be from the IRS and TurboTax are on the rise with attackers aiming to swipe personal information to ultimately steal tax refunds.
Queen Elizabeth II approved the bill on Thursday.
Mark Turnage has been appointed CEO of the Denver-based security firm.
In letter filed on Feb. 6 by Alex Yucel's lawyer asks for a new trial day in May or June but did not mention the previously agreed upon plea deal.
Between January 2013 and December 2014, cell phone robberies dropped 16 percent in New York and 27 percent in San Francisco.
Four of the most common antivirus (AV) products were unable to recognize 70 percent of malicious files, according to a new report from Damballa.
Multiple new phishing campaigns are leveraging Wix.com's website creation services to spoof PayPal's legitimate site design and compromise victims' credentials.
An NSA data center in Salt Lake City may have drawn the ire of hackers, an AP report suggests.
The API-based platform will give companies flexibility in sharing threat information.
A letter written by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, on behalf of his state and nine others, indicates that the health care company lagged in informing its customers of the breach.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has come out in support of an email privacy act that would overhaul California law.
Sophos announced on Tuesday the appointment of Joe Levy as chief technical officer.
The White House will hold a cybersecurity summit on Friday at Stanford University and the Apple CEO will be one of the speakers.
A unit of AIG Inc. is the primary cyber insurer for Anthem, according to a recent report in Business Insurance.
A new agency will be dedicated to fighting cyber attacks by gathering intelligence from numerous sources during a crisis.
New Mexico is one of three states without a data breach notification law but that might change if a bill from state Rep. Bill Rehm passes.
The CyberCaliphate has claimed responsibility over the attack, in which they posted threatening messages aimed at President Obama's family.
HP is expected to integrate Voltage's technology into HP Atalla, the company's encryption business.
The cloud access security broker (CASB) is also sponsoring the upcoming CSA Summit 2015: Enterprise Cloud Adoption and Security Lessons Learned.
Of the 671 journalist respondents, a majority believe that data was collected on them, but only 14 percent indicated that it had an impact on their work.
The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a study on broker-dealers and registered investment advisers' experiences with cybersecurity.
RSA Cybercrime Research Lab have observed DNS poisoning attacks that let fraudsters penetrate the Brazilian payment system and capture card information.
A federal jury in Delaware has found Symantec guilty of two counts of patent infringement and ordered the company to pony up $17 million in damages.
During the short-lived hijack, the attackers were able to post the obscene messages and change the Mexican food chain's profile image and bio.
Intuit announced on Friday that it is working with state governments to address a growing tax fraud problem.
Adobe issued an out-of-band update for its Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux, on Thursday that addresses 18 vulnerabilities, including the company's most recent zero-day exploit.
A group of business lobbies led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has asked the U.S. government to intervene with Chinese officials.
IntelCrawler observed buyers taking to underground forums and marketplaces to request the data that was accessed in the attack on Anthem.
Google's "Right to be Forgotten" advisory council issued its months-in-the-making report on Friday to clarify its thoughts on the ruling.
In various campaigns, attackers have exploited Flash bugs to spread the malware, Trend Micro found.
The defendants allegedly stole the personal information to apply for credit cards, which were then used to purchase Apple gift cards to buy products.
The Student Data Privacy Act will soon be presented to the U.S. House of Representatives, looking to put a stop to current data collection practices online.
The Anthem breach is further proof that the U.S. needs a national data breach law, John Podesta, Counselor to President Obama, told reporters.
A New York jury found Ross Ulbricht guilty of all charges pertaining to his involvement and creation of the illicit Silk Road marketplace.
If the deal is finalized, the social media giant would have to pay a number of its premium memberships subscribers up to $50.
If passed, the new bill would require law enforcement officials to obtain a warrant to access emails and digital documents.
Adobe began rolling out Flash Player 188.8.131.525 on Wednesday for users who have auto-update enabled, and the update is expected to be made available for manual download on Thursday.
The ruse involves sending phony fax message links in spam messages to victims, which ultimately lead to downloading the malware which steals banking credentials.
A year ago, the hotel management firm confirmed a POS compromise affecting its properties.
RSA's Executive Chairman Art Coviello will retire because of unspecified health reasons on February 28.
Mike McNamara will replace Bob DeRodes, who is retiring, as Target CIO.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday regarding a Los Angeles city ordinance that requires hotel owners to give guest registers to police, even without a warrant or other legal process.
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SC Magazine Articles
- New SSL/TLS vulnerability, FREAK, puts secure communications at risk
- Report: Majority of health-related websites leak data to third parties
- Researchers investigate link between Axiom spy group, Anthem breach
- Natural Grocers investigating unauthorized access to POS systems
- Spammers leverage DMARC to more successfully distribute ransomware
- Clinton's use of private email spawns security, transparency debate
- Android 'Gazon' worm proliferates through texts, infects more than 4k phones
- Ramirez: FTC focus on data security, fraud, cross device tracking
- Greenwald says Snowden invoked changes toward privacy
- Playing defense in ranks: Cybersecurity reimagined