Hackers stole at least $920,000 from Russia's PIR Bank after they successfully compromised an outdated, unsupported Cisco router at a bank branch office and used it to tunnel into the bank's local network, reports incident response firm Group-IB.
Today, the "API economy" is quickly changing how the world interacts. Everything from photo sharing, to online shopping, to hailing a cab is happening through APIs. Because of APIs, technical innovation is happening at a faster pace than ever. If you already write software, you are probably familiar with APIs, as they...
Application Security is much different than other security domains, so applying the standard methods does not necessarily address the unique challenges that AppSec can bring.
Network security is everywhere so naturally, we understand the need for securing the perimeter. However, application vulnerabilities, which...
The current state of endpoint security is a "good news / bad news" situation. The good news is that in recent years there has been a modest trend towards fewer vulnerability disclosures, meaning slightly fewer potential ways for computing infrastructures to be exploited. The bad news is that an increasing percentage...
RoboCent, a company that specializes in robocalling voters, left nearly 3,000 files containing detailed data about Virginia voters online by mistake. The data has been secured, but the incident points again to ongoing problems of security misconfigurations in repositories and lack of end-to-end encryption.
Why are attacks so successful? Legacy endpoint security products are creating more problems than they solve. There is too much cost and complexity, defenses aren't keeping up, and security staff is stretched thin.
Silicon Valley employees are increasingly calling on executives to restrict the use of facial recognition technology, mobilized in part by the U.S. government's previous policy of separating children from parents at the border. Experts say facial recognition regulations are needed - and quickly.
As organizations are seeing higher numbers of people working remotely, including parts of their IT team, the need for stronger endpoint management is even more important. Automating routine tasks can also be great for business as it drives key business growth by increasing productivity through the automation of of...
Blockchain, the digital ledger used for cryptocurrency, can serve as an effective identity management platform, asserts Chris Boscolo, CEO of ZNO Labs, who describes an approach he calls "self-sovereign identity."
Traditional server security controls were not built for ransomware, cryptojacking and other modern attacks. Paul Murray of Sophos discusses deep learning, anti-exploit technology and other key elements of the new wave of server defenses.
Financial organizations currently subject to the FinCEN SAR eFiling will soon have to make major changes to comply with the new rules by January 1, 2019. The suspicious activity types that need reporting have been updated, new fields have been added, and the ASCII format is being updated just to mention a few things...
The hacking of an email account of a medical clinic employee during travels overseas demonstrates the risks posed to data when workers travel. Security experts offer insights on mitigating those risks.
Timehop, the social media app that resurfaces older social media posts for entertainment, says its ongoing investigation has revealed that an attacker may have compromised more personal information than it previously suspected over the course of a breach that lasted at least seven months.
As part of a sweeping plan to "modernize" Medicare, federal regulators are also proposing to expand reimbursements for telehealth services. But what are the potential privacy and security concerns that healthcare providers need to address if they offer more telehealth services for patients?
An Australian company that issues identity cards for access to airports has been notifying applicants and cardholders that their personal information may have been compromised, according to a news report. Australian federal police are investigating.