A cyberattack on a company in the energy, utility, oil and gas sectors is fully capable of causing harm to the physical plant, according to a Tripwire survey of IT professionals working in these fields.
Symantec has discovered a spam campaign targeting Portuguese-language computers specifically focusing on companies based in Brazil with the goal of stealing email accounts in order to access sensitive corporate information.
Hacking into a “smart” office building was easier than one might think with the potential end result being disastrous for the facility and the people working inside, according to a recent test conducted by IBM X-Force researchers.
Malwarebytes has discovered that amateur meteorologists get more than a weather forecast when they download the deceptive WeatherWizard app.
Companies looking to create strong security and privacy protocols have to encourage their IT and legal departments to not only work together, but each should learn a little of the others’ job.
A former Department of Energy (DOE) employee pleaded guilty for attempting spearphishing attacks against other DOE workers.
Tax preparation software publisher TaxSlayer notified about 8,800 of its customers last week that an unauthorized third party may have gained access to the personal information contained on their tax return.