A Stanford University website was reportedly compromised for four months without detection, allowing hackers to abuse it to host malicious web shells, phishing kits and defacement images.
A phishing scam in December 2016 resulted in a data breach at the University of Alaska, affecting around 25,000 students, staff and faculty members, according to a report on Wednesday by local Anchorage NBC affiliate KTUU.
All currently cleared U.S. federal contractors will have to have completed an insider threat training course as of June 1 in order to maintain their security clearance.
The Turla advanced persistent threat group appears to have recently created both a new multiplatform backdoor malware program called Kazuar, and a MacOS version of its Uroburos espionage rootkit.
A zero-day bug in Microsoft Office and WordPad that hackers exploited to spy on targeted users, implant malware, and steal banking credentials took nine months to fix, according to news reports.
The data of 1.3 million K-12 students was compromised after being exposed on the student warehouse platform Schoolzilla.
One might think that a net increase of 13,000 information technology jobs in February is a sign of healthy growth in the field, but a comparison to previous employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) paints a more complex picture.
Large teaching hospitals, or hospitals affiliated with medical schools, are more prone to data breaches according to a recent report.
Researchers found 13,930,176 email addresses and passwords on the dark web stemming from major universities across the country.
A lack of gender diversity in tech skills, among other industries, is harming firms and could hurt them even more economically if these trends continue.
Daytona State College was hit with two data breaches this month that affected both employee and student data.
Nearly half (43 percent) of girls in the UK would consider a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths), compared to 54 percent in Ireland and 50 percent in Russia.
A scheme aimed at teaching young people online safety has published a list to show parents that their kids might have an interest IT security.
Cyber-security blogger Brian Krebs spoke at Microsoft BlueHat IL on the psychology of the modern-day supervillain hacker and outlining key threats.
A survey of 400 CIOs of large organisations in the US, UK and Germany finds majority fear they're fighting a losing battle, says company promoting micro-virtualisation as a new approach to security.
Government-backed SANS Institute Cyber Retraining Academy will train people from all walks of life to become industry-ready cyber professionals in ten weeks.
A network breach risk assessment of over 20 organizations found that 100 percent showed signs of traffic tunneling, DNS-related exfiltration and malformed protocols in outbound traffic - all indicators of attackers using evasion and exfiltration techniques.
Ian Fordham is joining Microsoft UK as director of education in January 2017.
Carleton University Tuesday was hit with a ransomware attack which may have affected any Windows based system connected to the network.
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Forty-two percent of 10-year-olds believe they have the skills to hide what they've been doing online from parents. By age 13, this figure rises to 70 percent.
The program, founded in 2003, started with just a small group of students looking to learn about cybersecurity and has since grown into the largest student-run cybersecurity event the in nation
Binghamton University researchers are looking to build anti-malware into computer processors to help add another layer of defense to computers.
Kaspersky Lab says young cyber-security talent should be used to the industry's advantage, but education and businesses must first provide more programmes and roles to pave the way for new generations.
Building a culture of cybersecurity within enterprises is essential in today's fast-paced world of online transactions.