Millions of Home Routers Expose ISPs to DDoS Attacks
DNS-based DDoS amplification attacks have significantly increased in recent months, targeting vulnerable home routers worldwide.
Business Counts Cost of Cyber Attackers’ Secret Weapon
Global businesses are counting cost of failing to defend against advanced evasion techniques.
Untraceable Device Allows Hacker to Control Car From Miles Away
$20 untraceable device allows attacker to remotely take control of cars that are CAN-enabled vehicles.
Financial Firms, Social Media Remain Top Phishing Targets
Kaspersky Labs says nearly 30 percent of phishing attacks last year targeted financial institutions, second only to social networking Phishing attack campaigns.
Zeus Malware Found with Valid Digital Certificate
New version of notorious banking Trojan could avoid detection by browsers and anti-malware software.
APT1: The State of the Hack One Year Later
FireEye COO took stage at RSA to share perspective on activities that led to release of APT1 report, aftermath.
Will Pentagon’s Plan For Defeating Insider Attacks Work?
In a curious omission, there’s no mention of plans for dealing with kind of insider attacks perpetrated by Snowden.
Help Net Security
European Cybercrime Centre Warns About Windows XP Security Risks
European Cybercrime Centre warns security risks related to end of Windows XP support.
CIOs Moving More Information to Cloud
CIOs, senior-level IT leaders moving increasing percentage of organizational information into cloud, growing use of private cloud, SaaS delivery models.
Simple Steps to Prevent Data Theft
Tips for protecting organizations against the types of data breaches that recently occurred at major retailers.
Dangers of Using Outdated Software
Survey shows many businesses are risking company assets by using outdated software.
Cyber Criminals Operate On A Budget, Too
Report on how attacks have gotten more advanced, but use same old tools.
Krebs on Security
US States Investigating Breach at Experian
Credit bureau Experian ended up selling consumer records to identity theft service in cybercrime underground, prompted a multi-state investigations.
Mass Malware on Mobile Devices
Are mobile phones en masse more or less vulnerable than other systems? Or just different?
Whose Fault That Users are Weakest Link?
Users are weakest link when it comes to network, computer security, survey reveals users themselves aren’t entirely to blame.
Users Face Serious Threat as Hackers Take Aim at Routers, Embedded Devices
Attacks are likely to continue and manufacturers are largely unprepared to respond.
Want to Lower Risk? Lower the ROI of Hackers
Hacking is no longer a game for tech-savvy teens looking for bragging rights. It is a for-profit business, a very big business.
New Cybersecurity Reality: The Whole is Greater Than Sum of Parts
Integration, architecture, collective action are new reality, demand behavioral changes across industry.
Ex-Microsoft Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Trade Secrets
Former employee accused of leaking early copies of Windows 8 to French blogger in 2012.
Cyber-Attacks Hit Oil, Gas, Just as Much as Retail
New gen of malware is causing havoc with US businesses as hackers seek to steal private financial information.
Looking Into The Cybercrime Underground
Key part of cybercrime research focuses on the communities that cybercriminals form.
DDoS Trends Report Reveals Spike in Botnet Activity
DDoS trend found average of 12M unique botnet-driven attacks occurring weekly in last 90 days, 240% increase over same period 2013.
We Live Security
NSA Revelations Impact Online Shopping, Banking, More
Online banking and shopping in America are being negatively impacted by ongoing revelations about NSAs digital surveillance activities.
Top Security Worry Keeping Businesses Awake at Night
One worry tops the rest: possibility of insider threats.
Security and Crisis Management
Protester Killed in Ambush, Four Wounded
Security guard shot dead, four other anti-government protesters wounded when gunmen ambushed convoy as it left Chaeng Wattana protest site.
Police Chief Dies in Cairo Bombings
Police brigadier-general killed, five injured when three bombs went off near Cairo University.
Colombian Military Operations Result in Six Rebels Killed, Four Captured
Colombian army operations in central, SW part of country, resulted in six FARC guerrillas killed, four captured, four laid down arms voluntarily.