Study finds malware security concern for businesses, finds employees were main reason when it comes to introducing malware to enterprise systems.
Scammers are nothing if not innovative, goes to show best defense is an educated workforce.
Help Net Security
How websites get hacked, how to prevent it and what to do in a website compromise.
Spam campaign that aims for login credentials claims unauthorized activity on recipient’s Amazon account.
As disruptive as Cryptolocker is, there’s a possibility that a deadlier type of ransomware will soon target unsuspecting users.
As companies look for solutions to protect integrity of networks, data centers and computer systems, unexpected threat is lurking under surface, senior management.
Highlights biggest issue to hit organizations in 2014 will be rise of digital criminality as fraud becomes increasingly cyber enabled.
2013 proved to be a dizzying year for healthcare compliance, privacy, and information security.
Krebs on Security
Target’s ongoing forensic investigation also determined guest information, separate from payment card data, was taken during breach.
How cybercriminals use real security disasters to cause follow-up disasters of their own.
While government leaders often use attention-grabbing buzzwords, such expressions do not have much impact on security budgets within private industries.
Businesses and government agencies lost most personal, financial records due to hackers or security mishaps.
IS professionals need to learn more swiftly, communicate more effectively, know more about business, and match capabilities of an ever-improving set of adversaries.
State of Security
Study reveals industries lag behind other sectors in implementation of critical security controls.
Cloud platform provider reports discovery of ongoing attacks targeting financial sector in which systems are being scanned for vulnerabilities with security reconnaissance tool.
Researchers have warned that terminals that allow Internet access for remote networks by sending data to satellites may be a “soft target” for attackers.
Researchers uncovered new ransomware, malware author, legitimate security researcher or posing as one via a personal blog and Twitter handle.
We Live Security
Plenty of scams effective to rate a warning or three, in the hope of alerting potential victims to the kind of gambit they use.
Security and Crisis Management
BBC News Africa
26 killed in 8 hour battle between government, rebel forces in DRC city Lubumbashi.
Gunmen stormed village in Nigeria’s central Plateau state, leaving 30 people dead.
BBC News Europe
Russian security forces deployed in anti-terror operation 186 miles east of Sochi, venue for Winter Olympics.
At least two gunmen linked to main opposition party killed in exchange of fire with government forces in town of Pembe.