A new online forum to discuss cyberthreats and offer advice launched on Tuesday. BadwareBusters.org, launched by nonprofit StopBadware.org and Consumer Reports WebWatch, is hoping to attract users with a range of information security background and expertise, from computer novices to seasoned technology pros. Visitors can browse the website by viewing topics based on date or rating -- and the site's moderators also pick out select posts that may be helpful to newcomers. — DK
Infosec teams struggle to detect Linux-based threats such as Vermillion Strike due to an overemphasis on Windows malware, a lack of effective solutions for protecting data centers, and the immaturity of sandboxes.