Russian authorities have reportedly arrested a man believed to be the author of the Blackhole exploit kit, widely used by cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities in Web browsers and other software to infect user computers with malware.
Organizations in all sectors should take steps now to avoid security and operational risks associated with Microsoft's plans to discontinue support of the Windows XP operating system next year, security experts say.
Five years ago, life was much easier for security professionals. They could collectively focus on compliance and deploy mature controls like firewalls and anti-virus to defend against largely unsophisticated attackers. Security professionals now face much more sophisticated adversaries and tactics. This new
This leading U.S.-based utility is consistently under regular attack from advanced malware. Its existing endpoint protection product was detecting and eliminating some threats. However, the recurrence frequency and unexplained
network activity indicated that it wasn't providing a view of the
full infection, nor...
Although the industry acknowledges that advanced malware attacks require new and innovative solutions to detect and remediate, far too many organizations default to focusing the entirety of their efforts on detection, whether traditional endpoint protection suites or new "silver bullet" defenses. That is a sure path...
The FDA has issued a final rule for a medical device identification system that aims to make it easier and more efficient to track adverse events, including problems caused by cybersecurity issues, such as malware.
A new cross-device malware strain that has been linked to last year's High Roller attacks is defeating dual-factor authentication. Experts explain why banking institutions worldwide should be on alert.
A malware attack that exploited a point-of-sale vulnerability of a select group of Kentucky and Southern Indiana retailers has now been linked to attacks against Schnuck Markets Inc. and four other merchants.
In the wake of Arbor Network's recent discovery of a new botnet that's brute-forcing passwords on WordPress sites, security experts, including Nick Levay of Bit9, recommend beefing up password security on web applications.
The malware attack that infiltrated Harbor Freight Tools' network could prove to be one of the biggest retail breaches this year, experts now say. Learn why card fraud linked to the attack is expected to grow.
How is one of the nation's top 20 bank holding companies fighting fraud? Find out directly from Matthew Speare, Senior Vice President of Information Technology for M&T Bank Corporation, as he spends an hour taking your questions about a variety of banking fraud topics, including:
Account takeover trends and the...