Italian surveillance software maker Hacking Team has confirmed that it was hacked and recommends police, law enforcement and government agencies suspend their use of its software, pending a full breach investigation.
Security researchers warn of "Xara" flaws in Apple iOS and OS X that could be used to intercept passwords and banking data, as well as a keyboard app that puts more than 600 million Samsung device users at risk.
While the "Logjam" vulnerability raises serious concerns, there's no need to rush related patches into place, according to several information security experts. Learn the key issues, and how organizations must respond
An army of 40,000 small office/home office routers have been exploited by automated malware. But who's responsible for devices being vulnerable: vendors for using well-known defaults; or distributors and IT managers for not locking them down?
Apple's forthcoming iOS 8 includes a number of useful new security and privacy features, says Symantec threat researcher Candid Wueest. But there are missing features he'd still like to see implemented.
Within one day of the disclosure of the flaw known as Heartbleed, an attacker posing as an authorized user broke into a corporate computer system, exploiting the vulnerability in the OpenSSL protocol, the breach detection firm Mandiant says.
Banking institutions have spent the last two years enhancing authentication to conform to regulatory mandates. Organizations in other sectors can learn important authentication lessons from the banking industry.
Encryption is the method of encoding information using a password, in order to hide the real information from others. The technique is used for various tasks, including secure storage and transferring data between computers and wireless networks.
Storing information on computers is an everyday occurrence for most computer users, both at home and work. Solid state drives, external hard drives, online storage and file servers are some of the common devices used for storing valuable information. Read about each of these below for the common uses of each one.
Financial institutions need intrusion detection systems that incorporate wireless
The biggest credit-card hacking incident in history exploited a weakness in wireless network security that could have easily been fixed. The lesson for financial institutions is to plug all such weaknesses before wrongdoers discover...