Acknowledging the urgent IT security challenges the nation faces, a cybersecurity commission named by President Barack Obama encourages the incoming administration to adopt some of its recommendations in the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
Many members of Britain's Parliament regularly use technology - and tech firms - as a scapegoat for intractable social issues or failed government policies. Does the country's new mass surveillance law now enshrine technology scapegoating into law?
If Time Magazine had a "Cyberattack of the Year" issue, ransomeware would be on the cover this year. Since cyberextortion first appeared in 1989 as "PC Cyborg," it has grown, evolved, and come into widespread use among hackers-and in 2016 it has fully come of age. Hundreds of new variations have sprung up this...
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Synchronoss' Tracy Hulver on New Identity Strategies for Connected Healthcare Threats
Attackers have healthcare entities in their crosshairs, and their favorite targets are easily compromised credentials. Tracy Hulver of Synchronoss Technologies offers new ideas for how security leaders can reduce risk and protect...
Deutsche Telekom says 900,000 customers were unable to access the internet after their routers were infected with malware. Researchers say it's a modified version of Mirai - code for building an internet-of-things botnet.
Facebook says it hasn't seen ransomware spreading through its Messenger instant messaging platform despite recent reports from researchers saying that the file-encrypting Locky may have slipped through.
Federal regulators have issued a warning to healthcare sector organizations about a phishing email campaign that pretends to be compliance audit communications from the nation's top HIPAA enforcer. But who's really sending out these emails?