The National Institute of Standards and Technology should use the cryptographic community to help vet the advice it gets from the National Security Agency when creating cryptography guidance, a panel of prominent experts recommends.
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College in South Carolina is notifying 20,000 former and current students and faculty members that an unencrypted laptop computer stolen this month contained their personal information.
With the Senate Intelligence Committee overwhelmingly approving the Cybersecurity Information Security Management Act, common wisdom dictates the bill will head directly to the Senate floor. Not so fast.
Is having too many stakeholders who care about cyberspace's viability a hindrance to security? That's one way to interpret comments from White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel as he addresses the challenges of governing the Internet.
The "Bolware" malware gang has used Web injection and "man-in-the-browser" techniques to steal up to $3.75 billion. The attack campaign demonstrates how easily attackers anywhere in the world can commit browser-based fraud.
Oracle has stopped supporting XP, but promises the next update for Java 7 -- though not Java 8 -- will still run on XP. But for how long will this continue? Security experts chart XP's "downward spiral."
A hacker who pleaded guilty to infiltrating law enforcement computer networks across the U.S. has been charged once again, this time with breaching a helpdesk company that supports companies such as Twitter.
From Neiman Marcus to P.F. Chang's, 2014 has shaped up to be the 'Year of the Data Breach.' What lessons can be gleaned from the trenches of breach investigation? Experian's Michael Bruemmer shares tips.
The "Energetic Bear," a.k.a. "Dragonfly," hacking campaign targets U.S. and Western European energy firms. While the hackers appear to be backed by Russia, the purpose of their attacks remains unclear.
Microsoft launched a botnet-focused takedown effort that didn't just block small-scale campaigns tied to two pieces of malware, but also resulted in an estimated 4 million legitimate site names being disrupted.