Serbian authorities yesterday announced the arrest of a Belgrade man for his alleged affiliation with The Dark Overlord, a malicious cyber threat actor known for extorting U.S. schools, hospitals and entertainment companies, often after stealing their data or content.
Nearly 400 websites running outdated and vulnerable versions of the Drupal content management system, many affiliated with governments and educational institutions, were recently discovered to be running cryptomining programs without their operators' knowledge.
What began as an aggressive phishing-based malware campaign against Turkish financial institutions earlier this year appears to have since burgeoned into a worldwide cyberspying and data theft operation targeting a wide range of industry sectors with at least two malicious implants.
Norfolk State University dedicates multimillion dollar cybersecurity facility, Naval academy announces boost in recruits.
Norfolk State University dedicated a new multimillion-dollar cybersecurity complex Monday afternoon at the same the Navy announced a major increase in cyber operations majors.
SC Media's Rob Abel sits down with Cisco's Tom Gilheany to discuss some of the ways to improve the cybersecurity talent pool as well as retain talent within your own organization.
A Swiss hacking group has reportedly claimed credit for using a hijacked email domain to bombard schools around the U.S. with fake threats of violence. Meanwhile, a credentials phishing campaign is also stoking school shooting fears by impersonating a campus security alert.
The nine Iranian hackers who were indicted last Friday for allegedly exfiltrating 31 terabytes of research documents and credentials from academics, companies and government agencies phished many of their targets using lures intended to trick them into thinking their library accounts were cancelled.
Although it couldn't manage to outscore Gonzaga in the NCAA March Madness Tournament, Ohio State looked to gain brownie points teaching cybersecurity.
Breaches expose 50,000 student and teacher records at Leon County Schools; more districts likely affected
The records of roughly 50,000 students, parents, teachers and staff members from the Leon County Schools District in Tallahassee, Fla. were compromised in two related breach incidents involving a third-party education services provider.
A New Mexican city of roughly 45,000 people and an Indianan hospital operator have fallen victim to separate ransomware attacks this month. In other localized news, a data breach at a third-party educational testing service exposed information belonging to 52 students in New York State.
A North Korean cryptominer is raising questions as to whether it is a tool or a prototype to carry out silent attacks on unsuspecting CPUs.
Many cybersecurity curricula fall short of what budding cybersecurity professionals - and the industry - need. These programs stand out because, in short, they "get it" so they "give it."
2017 saw the rise of economic initiatives intending to boost and benefit from cybersecurity.
Following a pair of data breaches that potentially exposed highly sensitive student and employee information, the chief digital officer at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has reportedly stepped down.
Pro-ISIS hackers illegally accessed a web hosting provider and defaced the websites of roughly 800 U.S. schools on Monday, according to various news reports.
Engility Holdings and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education are offering a scholarship program to help returning veterans gain cybersecurity certifications to reenter the workforce.
A University of Kansas student was expelled from the school after allegedly changing his grades from an F to and A using information he obtained via a keystroke logger.
The campus, which broke ground in 2015, is the result of Cornell Tech's win of the Applied Sciences Competition under the administration of former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
Prospective Newcastle University students are being scammed into handing over details and making payments for fake courses.
The program, an effort to build New York's tech ecosystem by delivering a wider pool of skilled workers to tech companies, is funded by a $3.9 million grant under the Obama administration's $150 million TechHire Initiative.
Companies should take notice of what motivates millennials to take advantage of the next generation of cyber talent to fill the employment gap.
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.