Flame is designed to carry out cyber espionage and steal valuable information, including but not limited to computer display contents, information about targeted systems, stored files, contact data and audio conversations.
The Industry Consortium for Advancement of Security on the Internet has introduced an enhanced version of its free security vulnerability reporting framework designed to ease the sharing of breach information.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of a scheme involving pop-up windows through which fraudsters trick travelers into installing bogus software updates. The "updates" are really malware installations.
The hacktivist group Anonymous says it has stolen 1.76 GB of data from a United States Bureau of Justice Statistics server and posted it online for download. What's the rationale behind this latest attack?
A U.S. District Court has sentenced the last key figure from 2009's Operation Phish Phry, a two-year international cybercrime investigation that resulted in the arrest of 100 fraudsters on two continents.
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.