Private equity firm Veritas Capital will acquire BeyondTrust, a cybersecurity software company, from venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
New point-of-sale malware known as Backoff has been linked to numerous remote-access attacks, putting smaller merchants at greatest risk. This infographic describes what you need to know about this growing threat.
A new audit and assurance program from ISACA aims to help organizations deal with the current patchwork of European cybersecurity rules and regulations, including an increased demand for greater online attack resilience.
The FBI and Apple are investigating the release of hundreds of celebrities' nude photographs and videos, which security researchers suspect is tied to compromises of iCloud, Dropbox or other cloud service accounts.
Domain-hosting provider Namecheap says recent unauthorized log-ins to customer accounts likely stemmed from the CyberVor incident, where Russian hackers allegedly pilfered more than 1.2 billion credentials.
The explosion in POS malware attacks against U.S. merchants highlights the need for retailers to take bolder security steps. Troy Leach of the PCI Council and Karl Sigler of Trustwave outline key steps.
News reports of a suspected attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other banks, serve as an important reminder for financial institutions to ramp-up their security efforts, especially to guard against phishing attacks.
As a result of an agreement with the Information Commissioner's Office, a U.K. horse racing website will conduct routine testing and ensure security updates are regularly applied following a 2013 breach that affected more than 677,000 user accounts.
An investigation into a suspected breach at JPMorgan Chase suggests that attackers used highly customized malware, and exploited multiple zero-day vulnerabilities, to breach the bank's network, according to news reports. But were other banks hit?
A Twitter chat featuring Gartner's Avivah Litan offered a lively discussion of numerous fraud-related issues, including card breaches, weak authentication and the need for mobile scrutiny. We'll host more chats soon.
Initial reports suggested that Russian hackers could behind an attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other U.S. banks. While it's still far from clear who the culprits are, experts discuss the potential hacking motivations of a nation-state.
Early reports suggested Russian hackers are behind complex attacks and network intrusions at multiple U.S. financial services firms, including JPMorgan Chase. But security experts warn against jumping to conclusions, based on scant evidence.