Did security vendor Cylance lean too heavily on decade-old research into weaknesses in a still-used electronic voting machine in order to get pre-election day headlines? A company spokesperson says no.
Since 2010, Mandiant, a FireEye company, has presented trends, statistics and case studies of cyber attacks involving advanced threat actors. As part of its many global investigations in 2015, Mandiant responded to multiple breaches in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Throughout the year they collected...
How Effective Are Your Current Anti-Malware Tools for Keeping Endpoints Secure?
More than half of surveyed security leaders rate their organizations' current anti-malware protection above average or superior. And yet ...
54 percent say their organizations have experienced ransomware in the past year;
"How secure are we?" That's one of the most common questions asked by boards and senior managers. But security and technology leaders do not always have ready answers, says Jacob Olcott of BitSight Technologies. Are they even using the right security metrics?
In 2016, three absolute facts were made relevant when it comes to security: 1) an organization cannot prevent all attacks; 2) an organization's network is going to be compromised; and 3) 100% security does not exist. This means that adversaries will breach your organization's protection � if they haven't already. The...
Asked to explain the compromise of 500 million of its users' accounts, Yahoo appears to be trying to blame Russia. Of course, that would be an easy face-saving exercise for a publicly traded firm currently negotiating its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon.
The handling of a recent data breach - the details of which are still unfolding - by Oakland, Calif.-based web services company Regpack provides a look into how the discovery and disclosure of a breach can turn into a real train wreck.
Is recently issued guidance from federal healthcare regulators clarifying when a ransomware attack needs to be reported starting to have an impact? Two recent breach notifications could be an early indication that the answer is yes.
Hutton Hotel says it failed to spot that its point-of-sale systems were compromised by malware for over three years. Separately, Noble House is now warning that its breach investigation uncovered 10 malware-infected hotels or restaurants.
Dear customer: "The security and privacy of your systems are our priority." Cue a new breach notification, this time from Lightspeed POS, which sells a cloud-based point-of-sale product used by 38,000 organizations.
To the annals of super-bad historical mega breaches that no one knew about, add two new entries: Dropbox and Last.fm. Hackers reportedly stole tens of millions of usernames and passwords from each in 2012.
A hacker attempted to steal user data relating to online hunting and fishing licensing applications in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, via cloud software vendor Active Network. But so far it's unclear if any applicants' information was taken.
Two hotel chains - Millennium and Noble House - are warning that they've suffered point-of-sale malware infections that compromised customers' payment card data. Both say they were alerted to related card fraud by the U.S. Secret Service. Could the breaches be tied to the Oracle MICROS breach?
A Florida healthcare provider that treated victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre in June is notifying patients impacted by a breach involving record snooping. The incident spotlights common privacy and security challenges.