Hackers gained unauthorized access to information on the website of India's Ministry of Home Affairs on February 12, prompting authorities to temporarily block it. But is the government well-equipped to prevent other such attacks?
Amidst the increasing security chaos facing individuals and organizations, one of the dominant themes at this year's RSA Conference was the need for information security professionals to do more, bringing order to enterprise IT security as well as by influencing public policy.
The success of Operation SAMBRE, a global cybercrime investigation into the theft of billions of dollars from banks throughout the world, proves why information sharing between law enforcement and the private sector is key to battling cybercrime.
As President Trump delivered his inaugural address, the White House transitioned its website from the Obama to the Trump administration. Immediately, Trump's team posted a series of position papers, including one that addressed - albeit briefly - cybersecurity.
Hackers have apparently hijacked potentially thousands of vulnerable MongoDB databases and demanded ransoms for the return of critical data, with some victims paying up, according to security researchers.
Facebook is aiming to make account recovery and password resets more secure with a new, updated approach that eliminates outdated weaknesses such as emailed reset links, SMS messages and security questions.