French authorities continue to investigate the Jan. 7 attack in Paris that claimed the lives of a dozen, including journalists and police officers. Information security experts say that cyber-forensic skills are crucial for finding the perpetrators.
A challenge examiners face in conducting forensic investigations in the cloud is that they don't have access to the servers. That's just one problem the National Institute of Standards and Technology is addressing.
Two zero-day vulnerabilities reportedly were exploited by the attackers who hacked NASDAQ's systems in 2010. While a senior U.S. legislator claims the hackers had "nation-state" backing, security experts say it's still not clear who hacked NASDAQ or why.
When NIST issued "Guidelines on Cell Phone Forensics" in May 2007, Apple's introduction of the iPhone was a month away. Seven years later, NIST is revising its guidance and giving it a new moniker, "Guidelines on Mobile Device Forensics."
Fraud Summit - San Francisco 2014 - What becomes of customer account information once it is stolen by fraudsters? It enters a sophisticated underground economy, where account names and numbers are sold openly in the criminal marketplace. Underground market trends often yield clues to undiscovered breaches or targets....
Fraud Summit - San Francisco 2014 - Could artificial intelligence have been used to prevent the high-profile Target breach? The concept is not so far-fetched. Organizations such as MasterCard and RBS WorldPay have long relied on artificial intelligence to detect fraudulent transaction patterns and prevent card fraud....
Fraud Summit - San Francisco 2014 - In the U.S., the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service have played critical roles in investigating financial fraud cases, tracking down the perpetrators and bringing them to justice. Yet, within many private sector organizations there remain questions about when and how...
Industry analysts are debating why it took retailer Michaels nearly three months to confirm a breach of its point-of-sale network, and they're asking if the breach is linked to others, including those at Target and Neiman Marcus.
The RSA Conference 2014 will be held Feb. 24-28 in San Francisco, and Information Security Media Group will be the only Diamond Media Sponsor. Learn what's on the agenda at this world-class security event.
Target Corp.'s revelation that personal information about up to 70 million customers was breached in a recent malware attack raises new questions about Target's security practices and risks to consumers.
Breach detection provider FireEye has acquired incident response and remediation services company Mandiant , forming a formidable company that can provide soup-to-nuts products and services to detect, mitigate and respond to breaches.
Federal investigators announced five more arrests this week in connection with a $45 million ATM cash-out and prepaid card fraud scheme. Learn why experts expect these types of crimes to become even more common.