On July 9, 2014, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) passed the Senate Intelligence Committee in a 12-3 vote. The legislation encourages threat information sharing between government and the private sector
Researchers with Kaspersky Lab were able to sinkhole two command-and-control servers used by certain Backoff point-of-sale malware samples.
Trend Micro first alerted the public to the backdoor affecting Netis and Netcore brand routers.
Today's CISO must stay ahead of attackers, says Gene Fredriksen, CISO at PSCU. Teri Robinson talks one on one with the industry veteran.
This month's news briefs cover a preliminary settlement Sony will bear for the exposure of 77 million customers, and more.
We take a closer look at SVPENG, malware that's capable of launching two different types of attacks.
Have effective changes been instituted to protect organizations from other Snowdens or negligent employees?
The interruption of the cyberattack kill chain through the use of intelligence-driven security has been touted as the better way forward.
Protecting your organization from attacks brought into the system by email is an ongoing challenge, says Peter Stephenson, technology editor.
A threat analysis from Dell SecureWorks CTU says that CryptoWall has picked up where its famous sibling left off.
FireEye analyzed the hacking group's use of the malware, dubbed the "Dark Edition" of BlackWorm.
Several high-profile websites were impacted by a malvertising campaign, which Fox-IT helped dismantle.
Researchers at Kaspersky Labs analyzed the evolution, slight as it might be, of the NetTraveler toolkit.
The warning comes soon after the Secret Service and DHS issues a warning on the threat.
An audit of the Joint Polar Satellite System ground system revealed thousands of vulnerabilities, most of which will be addressed in two years when the next version of the system is released.
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.
Playing off the Ukraine conflict, a Kelihos campaign promises victims software to help the Russian cause but delivers malware instead.
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 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.
Gamers were unable to use the PlayStation Network for most of Sunday due to a DDoS attack, and other gaming networks also suffered from similar problems throughout the weekend.
It is important to understand that there are various types of insider threats and that each one requires a different approach from an information security standpoint.
Users in the U.S. have been impacted by a variant of ransomware known as Reveton, which has been upgraded to include a powerful password stealer.
Roughly 500,000 emails have been sent out so far as part of a massive multifaceted phishing campaign targeting customers of JPMorgan Chase.
Of the 355 IT and security professionals surveyed, a majority indicated that they were ill-equipped to thwart a possible insider threat.
The firm analyzed 1,000 free apps in Google Play which were most downloaded by users.
A spam campaign involving the Carbon Grabber crimeware kit is ongoing against the automotive industry in Europe, according to Symantec.
A piece of ransomware known as ZeroLocker contains various errors that may prevent files from being decrypted even if the ransom is paid.
Flashback caused a stir in 2012 when some 650,000 Macs were infected with the malware.