Emerging Information Security Threats
- December 22, 2014
According to researchers, the most severe of several newly discovered Network Time Protocol security flaws can be exploited remotely with a single packet.
- December 19, 2014
Check Point has uncovered a widespread home router security vulnerability, dubbed Misfortune Cookie, that could allow attackers to gain control over millions of devices.
- December 19, 2014
The investigative U.S. government agency said it found overlap between the malware and infrastructure used in the Sony Pictures hack and other North Korean operations.
- December 18, 2014
Attackers used spear phishing emails to swipe credentials from several ICANN staff members and accessed the non-profit organization's systems.
- December 17, 2014
The New York opening of Sony Pictures' upcoming comedy The Interview was canceled after threats emerged from the attackers responsible for its recent data breach.
- December 10, 2014
Among the new details uncovered this week, Sony executives received extortion emails just days before troves of the company's data were released online as part of a massive breach.
- December 05, 2014
News roundup: The industry is losing the battle against hidden malware, finding it in unlikely places from sandboxes to e-cigarettes. Plus: Richard Clarke's security tips for CEOs; data loss and downtime cost companies big; and are cheap tablets ...
- December 03, 2014
According to one expert, the FIN4 attack group's successful advanced phishing operations prove that phishing attacks can't be thwarted solely with user awareness training.
- December 02, 2014
A confidential FBI warning circulated to U.S. businesses warns of attacks that may utilize wiper malware like that used in the Sony Pictures cyberattack.
- November 14, 2014
News roundup: A recent study revealed IT pros' confidence in implementing basic security measures is high, contradicting data that enterprises consistently fail to thwart basic attacks. Plus: BrowserStack hack lessons; responsible phishing reporting...