Google has run out of patience with Symantec's digital certificate business. It has outlined a plan that over time will have its Chrome browser reject all of Symantec's existing digital certificates and force all of its future certificates to be reissued every nine months.
WikiLeaks has released a second batch of CIA attack tools, dubbed Dark Matter, which includes malware designed to exploit Mac OS X and iOS devices. But Apple contends the attacks target vulnerabilities in its software that have long been patched, so users are not at risk.
With the rapid changes in the threat landscape and the risks introduced by DevOps, the cloud and other new elements, organizations need to have a continuous vulnerability assessment program as a security baseline, says Richard Bussiere of Tenable Network Security.
A look at experts promoting blockchain as a secure way to share cyberthreat information leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, how sound waves pose a threat to IoT devices, smartphones and medical devices.
A new phishing site pops up targeting your online banking customers. Many of the end users who land on the page won't realize they're about to disclose their login or payment card information and help fraudsters conduct both online and cross-channel fraud.
2016 saw on average more than 400,000 phishing sites each...
As digital banking has become mainstream, it has changed not only how consumers interact with banks, but also their expectations and definitions of speed, service and security.
Delivering a top-notch customer experience while maintaining strong cybersecurity is a must in attracting the next big wave of customers...
In the global panorama of financial cybercrime, one year might bring little change, with the same types of malware continuing to target the same geographies, while the next can be very active. That was certainly the case 2016, with some countries seeing a marked rise in the attention of cybercriminals.
A man who allegedly used a smartphone with a Tor proxy and VPN client to hide his online activities has been arrested and charged with narcotics distribution after U.S. Postal Service employees spotted him mailing large numbers of envelopes while wearing latex gloves.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: FBI Director James Comey's revelation of a counterintelligence investigation of possible ties between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia's actions to influence the U.S. presidential election.
As WikiLeaks reaches out to firms about code targeted via CIA attack tools contained in the "Vault 7" document dump, Cisco says its review of the leaked information led to the discovery of a zero-day flaw that affects 318 of its devices, including numerous switches.
Some medical devices, smartphones and internet of things gadgets contain certain types of sensors that are vulnerable to potential hacking using sound waves, says cybersecurity researcher Kevin Fu, who calls on manufacturers to address the risks.
Making the right decisions about how to deploy Office 365 can be a show-stopper, particularly as you consider branch office and remote user connectivity. Each Office 365 user generates between 12 and 20 persistent connections. Each connectivity option, ExpressRoute, hub-and-spoke or direct-to-Internet, deals with this...
BitSight Technologies has just concluded a new study that rates the cybersecurity performance of Fortune 1000 enterprises. What are the key takeaways? Data Scientist Jay Jacobs shares his analysis.
One significant point: Despite the rash of high-profile breaches and the reality that organizations are dedicating...