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- February 27, 2015
News roundup: Data breaches aren't associated with soaring stock prices, but recent examples show breaches may boost stocks. Plus: Gemalto confirms possibility of GHCQ/NSA hack; Target breach costs company $162 million; Superfish swims on.
- February 24, 2015
Macro viruses haven't been popular since the early 2000s, but recent malware discoveries indicate that macro-infected Word and Excel files are on the rise.
- February 20, 2015
News roundup: Amid hidden add-ons, discontinued services and walled gardens, vendor trust proves elusive for several high-profile tech firms. Plus: Evidence ties North Korea to Sony Pictures hack; card brands boost cybersecurity; and cookies that ...
- January 23, 2015
Shortly after CryptoWall began using TOR to conduct transcations, a new version of the ransomware, dubbed CryptoWall 3.0, has begun using I2P.
- January 16, 2015
News roundup: Recently discovered firmware flaws highlight the challenges posed by hardware security. Plus: Heartland's breach warranty; RSA's overhaul; and Download.com's app (in)security.
- January 09, 2015
News roundup: The FBI maintains North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures hack, in spite of naysayers. Plus: Malware campaign attributed to Russia; new Mac OS X bootkit; cyberattack causes physical damage.
- 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 19, 2014
News roundup: As it copes with a devastating, unprecedented cyberattack, Sony Pictures' future as a company could be on the line. Plus: "Operation Cleaver"; labeling HTTP websites "insecure"; and a surge in phishing with malicious links.
- 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.