Israel is being blamed - or, perhaps, taking credit - for the creation of Flame, the sophisticated cyberspyware that has targeted organizations in the Middle East, especially its mortal enemy, the government of Iran.
Imagine a computer network that can fool intruders into seeing configurations that in reality don't exist, making it hard for them to invade the system. That's what Scott DeLoach is trying to figure out how to do.
New alerts from Visa and MasterCard suggest the breach at Global Payments dates to January 2011, an exposure window significantly longer than originally reported. What are the implications for card issuers?
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a California home care breach affecting 700,000 and malware that exposed payment card details for customers of an online retailer.