WikiLeaks has released a second batch of CIA attack tools, dubbed Dark Matter, which includes malware designed to exploit Mac OS X and iOS devices. But Apple contends the attacks target vulnerabilities in its software that have long been patched, so users are not at risk.
With the rapid changes in the threat landscape and the risks introduced by DevOps, the cloud and other new elements, organizations need to have a continuous vulnerability assessment program as a security baseline, says Richard Bussiere of Tenable Network Security.
A new phishing site pops up targeting your online banking customers. Many of the end users who land on the page won't realize they're about to disclose their login or payment card information and help fraudsters conduct both online and cross-channel fraud.
2016 saw on average more than 400,000 phishing sites each...
As digital banking has become mainstream, it has changed not only how consumers interact with banks, but also their expectations and definitions of speed, service and security.
Delivering a top-notch customer experience while maintaining strong cybersecurity is a must in attracting the next big wave of customers...
In the global panorama of financial cybercrime, one year might bring little change, with the same types of malware continuing to target the same geographies, while the next can be very active. That was certainly the case 2016, with some countries seeing a marked rise in the attention of cybercriminals.
Password manager LastPass has deployed a server-side fix to repair a vulnerability that could have allowed an attacker to steal a victim's passwords. It's the latest finding from Tavis Ormandy of Google's Project Zero, who's since reported another flaw in LastPass.
RBI has mandated that all banks migrate to Aadhaar-based biometric authentication for electronic payment transactions by June 30. But some information security experts question whether the the technology can handle the potential volume of transactions.
A man who allegedly used a smartphone with a Tor proxy and VPN client to hide his online activities has been arrested and charged with narcotics distribution after U.S. Postal Service employees spotted him mailing large numbers of envelopes while wearing latex gloves.
One of the world's biggest botnets, Necurs, is back. But instead of flinging banking Trojans and ransomware, this time it's spouting spam aimed at influencing the price of cheap stocks, say security researchers from Cisco's Talos group.
As WikiLeaks reaches out to firms about code targeted via CIA attack tools contained in the "Vault 7" document dump, Cisco says its review of the leaked information led to the discovery of a zero-day flaw that affects 318 of its devices, including numerous switches.
Some medical devices, smartphones and internet of things gadgets contain certain types of sensors that are vulnerable to potential hacking using sound waves, says cybersecurity researcher Kevin Fu, who calls on manufacturers to address the risks.
With ransomware attackers having already launched attack code with themes ranging from horror movies and Pokemon to Hitler to cats, it was only a matter of time before they decided to beam Star Trek's Kirk and Spock direct to would-be victims' PCs.
Making the right decisions about how to deploy Office 365 can be a show-stopper, particularly as you consider branch office and remote user connectivity. Each Office 365 user generates between 12 and 20 persistent connections. Each connectivity option, ExpressRoute, hub-and-spoke or direct-to-Internet, deals with this...
The business of the cyberattack has matured into a billion dollar industry. Forrester even predicts the devastating effects of a cyberbreach will lead to the failure of a Fortune 1000 company in 2017 (Predictions 2017: Cybersecurity Risks Intensify, November 2016, Forrester). Extortion based attacks like Ransomware...