The Italian spyware company had its manuals posted online that detail how thoroughly an infected user's actions can be monitored.
A recent Gallup Crime poll indicates that Americans' top two worries revolve around having credit card data stolen or their computer or smartphones compromised.
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was found guilty of hacking an IT service provider in Denmark. This is his second court case for illegally accessing data.
Assume every Drupal 7 website is compromised, unless patched or updated to Drupal 7.32 within seven hours of the disclosure of a highly critical SQL injection vulnerability.
The malware has previously been used to steal $220,000 worth of bitcoins from victims.
The monthly science magazine served up malicious code to readers earlier this week and has remedied the issue.
The White House experienced a sustained cyberattack on its systems that impacted its network for nearly two weeks.
Christian Lacroix, who famously hacked Paris Hilton's phone and Burger King's Twitter account was sentenced for breaking into Bristol Community College computers.
Igor Baikalov was appointed chief scientist at security intelligence firm Securonix.
In a letter, the Motion Picture Association of America asked the United States Trade Representative to include cyberlocker sites on its Notorious Markets List.
A report by the state's attorney general sheds lights on the increase in data breaches, which have seen a 30 percent uptick in California so far this year.
Robert Dubuc hacked into various financial accounts and used them to divest money to other accounts and buy pre-paid debit cards.
Following his time as RSA's senior vice president of products, Amit Yoran will be promoted to the company's president.
The unnamed leaker's house was searched and a criminal case was opened after documents about the U.S. government's terrorist watch list were published.
The credential-stealing malware Dyre has been tied to a string of phishing attacks.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a new brief after the government released its own opposition.
The Federal Communications Commission fined Terracom, Inc. and YourTel America, Inc. $10 million for their failure to protect users' personal information.
A researcher with Leviathan Security found that a Tor exit node in Russia is adding malware into downloaded binaries.
Nicholas Rotundo was taken into custody by federal agents for blackmailing a female college student by threatening to post her nude images on a revenge porn website.
The bug, CVE-2014-6352, has a temporary solution, but still no permanent fix from Microsoft.
A federal court shut down Pairsys at the request of the Federal Trade Commission.
The conference will cover the future of cybersecurity education in the U.S.
The National Cyber Security Alliance has teamed up with the International Franchise Association to promote cybersecurity awareness among franchise businesses in the U.S.
Aleksi Kolarov was a vendor on Shadowcrew.com, an online cybercrime marketplace that sold stolen credit and bank cards and caused millions of dollars in damages.
Facebook accounts are now being protected by a new email standard known as Require-Recipient-Valid-Since.
The recent acquisition will allow Proofpoint customers to further secure their social media accounts.
The groups shared comments on V2V communications with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Researchers have indicated that a recently patched integer overflow in Adobe Flash Player has been added to exploit kits.
The government agency has announced Ashkan Soltani as its new chief technologist, according to a release.
Email samples discovered by researchers at Trustwave reveal how attackers are infecting users with the DarkComet Remote Access Trojan.
Speaking at a National Association of State Attorneys General conference, ISA's Larry Clinton asked the AGs to step up efforts to get more resources.
Kristin Nyunt of Monterey, Calif., is charged with two counts of illegal wiretapping and possession of illegal interception devices and faces a sentence of up to five years in prison.
Security Key plugs into a user's USB port and can now be used as a primary method for account login verification.
Edna Conway, Cisco's global supply chain CSO, spoke at SC Congress NY with a panel of experts.
Experts at SC Congress New York discussed the future of threats during the "Tomorrow's Threats" panel.
A survey of Canadian business execs found that just over a quarter had experienced a cyber attack.
Developers patched multiple vulnerabilities in PHP that would have allowed remote code execution.
Cisco unveiled the winners of three Security Grand Challenges and announced a fourth challenge, aimed at women.
The iOS 8.1 update comes with a fix to a vulnerability known as POODLE, which can enable an attacker to decrypt data protected by SSL.
A bill, which would require a national reporting standard, has failed to make it before the Senate or House this year.
Apple OS X Yosemite includes fixes for more than 40 vulnerabilities, including POODLE and Shellshock.
Information on half a million federal workers in the government's SmartBuy program went undetected by Chase hackers.
The search engine company updates it piracy report to let users know how its adjusting search results to stop illegal piracy efforts.
Eddie Schwartz has been appointed the new president of the New York City-based online fraud company.
Mudit Grover's personal information was published online after a hacker, Team Danny, took control of the site.
After both companies said their new operating systems would come equipped with default encryption, FBI director James B. Coney used a speech to warn attendees of the repercussions those decisions could have.
A report details the three most commonly exploited Java bugs affecting users.
A routine traffic stop in Texas resulted in two men being arrested for possession of criminal devices.
The settlement brings some resolve to the 2012 breach, where the bank lost unencrypted backup tapes.
Jaime Estrada was sentenced to nine months in prison and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine.
The Corporate Challenge site was one of many avenues tested by persistent attackers, reports reveal.
Replacing the card would likely cost the South Korean government about $650 million and businesses would pay out billions to upgrade systems.
A man claims his privacy was violated and that his life was threatened after search results indicated he might have been involved in a past crime.
Upgrading to Drupal core 7.32 will address the vulnerability, which could lead to privilege escalation and arbitrary PHP execution if exploited.
Researchers found that the botnet contained 360 bots and was used to target Spanish-speaking Citibank customers.
With data breach and fraud alerts in mind, the ABA filed a petition on Tuesday asking the FCC to remove "outdated regulatory restrictions" that prevent sending automated calls and texts to mobile devices.
The campaign targeted users running vulnerable versions of Internet Explorer.
The file hosting company refuted the recent news that more than seven million user login credentials were stolen and posted online.
A class action suit filed in a New Mexico court accused the health system of failing to follow appropriate security measures.
Adobe addressed nine Flash Player flaws in three CVEs, giving four bugs the company's highest priority rating.
After Snapsaved.com was breached, Snapchat warned users that third party applications could expose their data.
Journalist Brian Krebs said the company is sending out advisories to clients saying it would remove the certificate after a 2010 security incident.
Roman Seleznev is now charged in a 40-count indictment brought by a federal grand jury in Seattle.
Fidelity claims, however, that no customer data appears to have been stolen.
As rumors swirled, Symantec announced that it would become two companies, one focused on security and the other on information management.
Rather than staying true to the password as the primary security method, Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, suggested biometrics or even selfies as an alternative.
A new Facebook scam leverages the popularity of the British actress to infect users with a trojan that steals data and signs up victims to a premium SMS scam.
Google has paid more than $75,000 in bug bounties to security researchers who helped discover flaws patched in its recent release of Chrome 38.
The use of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) reflection-based attacks continues to be on the rise, according to one recent study.
MBIA says clients of its subsidiary, Cutwater Asset Management, were impacted.
The company said it fell victim to a phishing email campaign that spread ransomware.
MacRumors forum users are reporting that the bug is deleting their iCloud documents, and in some cases, the docs could be permanently lost.
A new system aimed at not only promoting threat intelligence in the health care industry, but automating it, was announced Wednesday.
Fearing they could be used to track phone users, New York officials told Titan to remove transmitter beacons from 500 phone kiosks.
The social media company in a blog post detailed its efforts to stop spammers and 'fake likes' businesses.
A new cybersecurity certificate has been launched by global IT association ISACA that's intended for those looking to break into the field.
Mozilla has updated its Bugzilla tracking program to patch security holes, including a flaw that exposed bugs that security researchers are patching.
The FCC launched an investigation last year after a consumer complained of the practice.
The company informed victims in a letter that the employee no longer works there, and complementary credit monitoring services are being offered.
After more than 18,000 Macs were infected with iWorm malware, Apple has updated its XProtect system to identify and block certain variants.
Google has updated SafeSearch to support HTTPs and will remove the older iteration in early December.
Another wave of celebrity nude images hit the internet on Sunday just days after Google took action to remove some of the previously leaked photos.
After being threatened with legal action by the victims of the headline-grabbing nude celebrity photo hacks, Google has made a move to delete them.
The phishing email tells recipients that their mailbox has exceeded the storage limit and that they must click a link and enter their credentials to "re-validate" it.
Doctor Web researchers have discovered a new malware that is being used to amass Macs into a giant botnet.
The bank may have joined the ranks of companies that have been hit by two data breaches, or more, in fairly short order, according to a recent report.
Two months after SR Labs demonstrated that flaws allow malware to infect USB devices, two researchers have taken the code public.
The trojan is known as Xsser mRAT is targeting protesters in China, but devices have to be jailbroken in order to be infected.
A lawyer representing more than a dozen of the women affected by the recent iCloud celebrity hacking scandal has threatened Google with a $100,000,000 lawsuit.
The popular torrent site is still serving up malicious ads, two years after initial reports.
Hammad Akbar created StealthGenie, which allowed the purchaser to secretly monitor a cell phone's communications.
The recommendations are aimed at providing better protecting patient health and data, as well as hoping device manufacturers take into account cybersecurity risks in the early stages of development.
A high-quality report with a functional exploit for a sandbox escape will earn a bug hunter $15,000, according to the new reward amounts.
Police are not naming the malware used, but speculation casts an eye on Backdoor.Ploutus or Backdor.PadPin.
The portal is a virus analysis tool that examines suspicious files and shares information about them.
Researchers found that 42 out of the top 100 apps in the Google Play store with 'browser' in their names were vulnerable.
The tech company issued an update for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion earlier this week.
The nonprofit organization alleges that the Maricopa County Community College District violated the FTC's "Safeguards Rule."
Phishing is down 22 percent from July to August, but U.S. banks experienced an increase in phishing volume.
Kevin Mitnick's new venture will develop and procure zero-day exploits, then sell them for $100,000 or more.