In the wake of Arbor Network's recent discovery of a new botnet that's brute-forcing passwords on WordPress sites, security experts, including Nick Levay of Bit9, recommend beefing up password security on web applications.
Three U.S. banks have been targeted by new DDoS attacks that apparently had little impact. As bank defenses improve, some experts say the attackers may shift targets to other industries affecting critical infrastructure.
In the wake of the NSA leak by former systems administrator Edward Snowden, how can organizations limit the amount of data access offered to those managing IT systems? Former CIA CISO Robert Bigman explains.
ATM-related fraud is increasing in the United States, and experts say losses will continue to grow until the market achieves widespread adoption of cards using EMV chip technology and phases out magnetic-stripe cards.
The malware attack that infiltrated Harbor Freight Tools' network could prove to be one of the biggest retail breaches this year, experts now say. Learn why card fraud linked to the attack is expected to grow.
Another top-secret NSA program, exposed as a result of documents downloaded by Edward Snowden, is said to allow analysts, without authorization, to collect e-mails, online chats and browsing histories of millions of individuals.
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters' attacks on U.S. banks are back, and strikes waged July 31, without a doubt, prove it, says Akamai's Mike Smith. So why are security experts so puzzled by recent DDoS events?
NSA Deputy Director John Inglis tells a Senate panel that the agency neither fired nor admonished any personnel in connection with the leak by Edward Snowden of details about top-secret intelligence-gathering programs.