Authorities have shuttered a digital currency service allegedly used to launder funds stolen in a $45 million ATM cash-out scheme exposed earlier this month. Learn why experts say lax laws paved the way for the fraud.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a hacker pleading guilty for his role in the 2011 breach of Strategic Forecasting Inc., a global intelligence firm, that affected about 860,000 individuals.
Attacks aimed at mobile devices are progressing much more rapidly than any attacks ever waged against PCs. Organizations are in danger if they don't pay attention, says anti-phishing expert Dave Jevans.
The Obama administration is intensifying efforts to get the Chinese government to stop hacking activities following a report that designs for many of the nation's most sensitive advanced weapons systems have been compromised by Chinese hackers.
Breaking into the IT security field - a male-dominated profession - is a challenge for women. Lisa Xu, CEO of NopSec, identifies the hurdles she had to overcome and offers strategies for women to grow in their careers.
A Department of Homeland Security system used to conduct background checks has been exposing personally identifiable information of employees and contractors since July 2009. DHS says the vulnerability has been fixed.
If everyone supports the idea of sharing cyberthreat information, then why is information sharing so difficult? Shawn Henry, a former investigator with the FBI, tells how organizations can clear their biggest hurdles.
Democratic lawmakers issue a report contending electric utilities are constantly under cyber-attack, but Republicans respond those attacks target web portals and not the distribution system. Where's the truth?
A House panel establishes a bipartisan supply chain working group to explore the federal government's role in helping industry assure that IT and telecommunications wares they buy abroad are safe from exploits.
A variation of hack-back - in which a victim of a cyber-attack assaults the assailant's computer or network - could be used to mitigate the theft of intellectual property, according to the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property.
Congress is highly unlikely to enact new laws to require industry to adhere to cybersecurity regulations. But that hasn't stopped a fierce debate among lawmakers and security experts on the value of such rules.