Independent researchers collected $267,000 in bug purchases this week at the annual Pwn2Own contest at CanSecWest in Vancouver, after demonstrating vulnerability exploits in Apple (5 bugs), Microsoft (4), Oracle (2), and Mozilla software (1).
A CISO carries many weighty responsibilities, but teaching cybersecurity to a company's board of directors in order to should not be one of them, according to Edward Amoroso, founder and CEO of cybersecurity advisory firm TAG Cyber LLC.
The C&C infrastructures that cybercriminals rely on to compromise their victims can be just as vulnerable to exploits as the machines they infected in the first place, making them susceptible to possible retribution attacks.
Two decades from now, warring adversaries could conceivably attack each other by sabotaging a population's IoT consumer devices en masse, respected cybersecurity expert Mikko Hypponen predicted at Black Hat on Thursday.
Researchers deliberately get phished, learn that account exploitation often takes more than 24 hours
Researchers at Imperva recently set up fake online accounts and intentionally allowed themselves to be phished by scammers in order to observe how behavior cybercriminals act after they come into possession of a victim's credentials.
Canadian federal agencies withstood the May WannaCry ransomware campaign, thanks in no small part to Shared Services Canada, the Canadian government's IT services provider, according to John Glowacki Jr., COO of SSC.
The average salary of U.S. senior cybersecurity specialists in Q1 of 2017 was $118,887, according to research from David Foote, cyber analyst at Foote Partners LLP, in a presentation Monday at RiskSec Toronto 2017.