Federal Data Processing Service has been tasked with making a secure email system for federal government.
Stolen data includes account customer credentials and contact information.
New threats, realities of targeted attacks forcing oil and gas companies to rethink and drill down on security.
Help Net Security
Automated Identification Systems (AIS) can be easily hacked in order to do some real damage.
Global attack trends show DDoS continues to be a global threat, with alarming increases in attack size this year.
Hackers using botnet to scour Google for websites that use vulnerable installations of the vBulletin forum software.
Xunlei has hundreds of millions of users in China. And, it was recently found to be distributing a signed malware known as KanKan.
CEO famously highlighted Chinese cyber-espionage efforts earlier may be feeling effect of retaliation.
Indonesia accounting for 38 percent of attacks, China with 33 percent and U.S. with 6.9 percent.
State of Security
Security config management is an effective security control to implement, and foundational to many regulatory standards and security frameworks.
Forrester report indicates more than one-third of reported data breaches involved insider, whether maliciously or errant data handling.
Key mechanism for attack against Metasploit and Rapid7 is believed to be social engineering of an employee at Registrar.com by a pro-Palestine hacker group called KDMS.
We Live Security
Latest traps laid by cybercriminals.
Vulnerabilities discovered in products used in critical infrastructure systems to allow attackers to crash or hijack the servers controlling electric substations and water systems.
Security and Crisis Management
State television reported that Gen Jamaa died while “carrying out his national duties” and “pursuing terrorists” in Deir al-Zour.
International New York Times
Three small bombs went off in eastern Myanmar, killing one and wounding six, the latest in a series of unexplained explosions.
Radio Free Europe
Police in Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria are investigating deadly blast near village mosque that appears to have been a bomb that exploded prematurely.