Security and privacy professionals employ enumerable solutions and techniques for information security. Yet, the target of the protection, sensitive and private data, is not clearly understood.
FireEye analyzed the hacking group's use of the malware, dubbed the "Dark Edition" of BlackWorm.
The group's Center for Secure Design released a report detailing how to avoid common design flaws.
The study by KPMG and FireEye also found that 49 percent of detected malware was unknown.
On Wednesday, HP TippingPoint released its State of Network Security survey which polled hundreds of professionals.
Looking at the top 50 of parent domains that produced websites existing for less than 24 hours, researchers with Blue Coat Security Labs observed that 22 percent were malicious.
The number of disclosed vulnerabilities is on track to fall below 8,000 this year, a first since 2011.
The routers are sold in China under the Netcore brand name, and elsewhere as Netis products.
The Secret Service said that over 1,000 U.S. businesses have been infected with the malware.
The firm analyzed 1,000 free apps in Google Play which were most downloaded by users.
Although the number of rogue anti-virus malware campaigns have decreased overall, the threat isn't totally gone, according to researchers at Microsoft.
Flashback caused a stir in 2012 when some 650,000 Macs were infected with the malware.
A recent study found that the number of attacks during the two conferences increased to about 130 times the usual amount.
In the second quarter of 2014, Verisign researchers noted a spike in volumetric DDoS activity when compared to previous quarters.
SynoLocker attackers said the database of keys was available for $100,000.
Malware has become a threat to virtual machines and, nowadays, should be incorporated into security strategy, according to a Symantec report.
About two months after botnet takedown efforts, new versions of the malware have surfaced in the U.S. and abroad.
Two hackers demonstrated how device vulnerabilities could allow attackers to access sensitive card data using multiple attack vectors.
An insecure home automation protocol allowed the hacker to control room amenities, like lights, TVs and temperature settings.
Hold Security identified a Russian hacker group, dubbed "CyberVor," that is in possession of more than a billion unique credentials.
An Australian researcher has discovered and posted a method for getting past PayPal's two-factor authentication, but it requires primary credentials.
A report reveals that 87 percent of the top paid iOS apps exhibit at least one risky behavior, whereas only 77 percent of the top paid Android apps did the same.
Poweliks abuses Windows PowerShell to try to remain undetected.
Users were lured by phishing emails, which supposedly contained a free Kaspersky mobile security app.
Clicking on links to free streams of summer flicks such as 22 Jump Street and Transformers: Age of Extinction could lead to adware and malware.
Unknown attackers have claimed about 2,800 victims in an ongoing information-stealing campaign identified by Kaspersky Lab as "Crouching Yeti."
According to a ThreatTrack Security study, 74 percent of execs believed that CISOs didn't belong on organization's senior leadership teams.
Trusteer, an IBM company, said the new Citadel configuration was detected this month.
Attackers are brute-forcing remote desktop software to infect point-of-sale devices with relatively new malware known as Backoff.
For roughly five months beginning in January, traffic confirmation attacks were used to attempt to "deanonymize" Tor users.