Emerging Information Security Threats
- September 03, 2014
Apple's decision to not extend its two-factor authentication security mechanism to all iCloud services may leave users more vulnerable to attacks
- August 25, 2014
In an advisory Friday, the U.S. government estimated that the Backoff point-of-sale malware campaign has struck over 1,000 businesses to date.
- August 22, 2014
The difficulty of detecting Heartbleed exploits means that the Community Health breach is unlikely to be the last incident linked to the OpenSSL flaw.
- August 20, 2014
An infosec consultancy has claimed that a Heartbleed exploit was used by attackers to gain access as part of the Community Health data breach.
- August 18, 2014
Silverlight security issues will demand more attention as attackers increasingly target the plug-in, leaving users vulnerable to various exploits.
- August 15, 2014
If nothing else, this year's Black Hat showed that Internet of Things security issues are going to demand increased attention in the near future.
- August 11, 2014
Do USB drives pose a major threat to enterprise security? Experts at a recent A Black Hat 2014 session have unveiled a new threat -- dubbed BadUSB -- that could infiltrate your network using common USB devices.
- August 11, 2014
A new site gives remaining victims of the CryptoLocker ransomware the private keys needed to decrypt and recover locked files.
- August 08, 2014
A Black Hat 2014 panel featuring computer crime legal specialists Marcia Hofmann and Kevin Bankston found much for researchers to fear regarding vague cybercrime laws.
- August 07, 2014
At Black Hat, David Litchfield skewered Oracle and its approach to security while detailing several flaws in a new Oracle database security feature.