Paris - After having used the Internet profusely for propaganda and recruitment, jihadist organizations have realized that investigators are gleaning crucial information online and are increasingly concealing their web presence, experts say.
If there were any lingering doubts that cybersecurity is a geopolitical issue with global implications, such opinions were cast on the rocks by discussions this past week at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
A new piece of malware is making the rounds on Facebook, infecting users after luring them in with a link to a salacious video.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Ghost glibc vulnerability and its repercussions, the Apple iOS and OSX patches, the link between the Regin APT platform and the NSA. Plus Super Bowl predictions!
Singapore - A Singaporean man who called himself "The Messiah" was sentenced to nearly five years in jail Friday for hacking into several servers, including the website of a district represented by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
The large number of recent incidents involving malicious or potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) signed with digital certificates should make users and system administrators aware of the fact that digital signatures must not be blindly trusted, Kaspersky has warned.
The U.S. Army has released to open source an internal forensics analysis framework that the Army Research Lab has been using for some time. The framework, known as Dshell, is a Python tool that runs on Linux and its designed to help analysts investigate compromises within their environments. The goal in open sourcing the framework […]
Reddit published its first transparency report and said it received a relatively low number of government requests for user information and content takedowns.
The worst part? Microsoft will take (and store) your email account credentials in its cloud if you use the app, released this week.
New Malware Downloads Cryptocurrency Miner to Infected Devices
Researchers at Websense have come across a new piece of malware that leverages legitimate websites and services in an effort to disguise its malicious activities.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending January 30, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The increase of distributed denial-of-service attacks during Q4 2014 was driven by the rise of the Internet of Things, and the increasing exploitation of web vulnerabilities and botnet building.
Only four vague points of information are sufficient to identify individuals through credit card metadata, and that doesn't include name, address, or credit card number, a study by MIT has revealed.
Researchers at Symantec say a recently discovered piece of malware aimed at Active Directory may be linked to a separate malware family used in attacks against targets in the U.S. and Vietnam.