Security remains the top concern for enterprises considering a move to cloud services. This issue has been aggravated in our post-Snowden world. While security must be an important priority, it requires a sense of proportion rather than a fear-based approach.
LAS VEGAS–Nick Percoco has been thinking a lot about the future of technology, and some of the things he’s dreamed up aren’t very pretty: farms of people renting out their spare brain cycles, autonomous cars that freak out and careen into oncoming traffic and hacking groups hijacking users’ augmented reality gear and demanding ransoms to unlock […]
THE HAGUE - A global crackdown has shut down dozens of online "dark markets" selling illegal goods and services and masking their identities using the Tor encryption network, officials said Friday.
The joint operation by US and European law enforcement arrested 17 people in a massive international operation against the underground bazaars.
LAS VEGAS–One of the longest running jokes in the security industry is that each coming year finally will be The Year of PKI. While that one huge year never materialized, the use of PKI and digital certificates has become an integral part of how the Internet works today. But there are some challenges on the horizon […]
Dennis Fisher and DigiCert's Jeremy Rowley discuss the company's certificate issuance for Facebook's .onion site, the challenge of key protection in today's environment and what the near future holds for PKI.
A serious vulnerability in a popular Belkin router could be exploited by a local, unauthenticated attacker to gain full control over affected devices.
LAS VEGAS–The Internet that we use today was not designed as a cohesive network. It was put together from found bits and pieces over the course of the last few decades, and, as major bugs such as Heartbleed and others have shown, it’s a frighteningly fragile construction. Attackers know this as well as anyone, and […]
A Windows version of the WireLurker malware has been discovered, and like the Mac OS X version, it too is believed to have been shut down.
In America’s economic-centric society, few threats draw greater fear than disruptive cyberattacks against the U.S. financial services sector. Cybercrime is increasingly viewed as a systemic risk, posing dangers of major financial and reputational damage coupled with the threat of widespread loss of consumer confidence.
In an advisory published on Wednesday, Cisco revealed that four of its small business RV series routers are affected by multiple vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors for various purposes.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 7, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Home Depot revealed that hackers used credentials stolen from a third-party vendor to steal 53 million email addresses in addition to 56 million payment card numbers.
Apple has thwarted WireLurker, discovered earlier this week, which has been targeting iOS users both through PCs and Macs.
The security firm has not put itself up for sale, but there is always the possibility of acquisition.