Russian and European malware and spam purveyors have been hijacking Internet routes. Pending a massive infrastructure upgrade, security experts warn that such attacks can be detected, but not easily blocked.
A new report claims that Russian hackers, using spear-phishing attacks, breached the Sony Pictures Entertainment network by November 2014. But it's not clear whether they were responsible for the "G.O.P." attacks attributed by the FBI to North Korea.
Gartner analyst Sid Deshpande portrays a positive picture of increased security spending, deployment of focused security technologies and a concerted approach to streamline security infrastructure in 2015.
Reflecting on the ramifications of the "Digital India" and "Make in India" initiatives, R Chandrasekhar, president of NASSCOM, says it is time for Indian lawmakers to adopt comprehensive privacy legislation.
President Obama says his proposed cybersecurity budget is designed to help prevent foreign nations or hackers from shutting down American networks, stealing trade secrets or invading the privacy of American families.
Hackers posing as women on Skype tricked Syrian opposition fighters into infecting their systems with malware, which furnished the hackers with "valuable insight into military operations," according to a new report from cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Recognizing the behavior of an intruder, rather than relying on digital signatures, will prove to be a better way to prevent hackers from pilfering data and creating havoc in IT systems, says Radware CEO Roy Zisapel.
Even a few weeks after the RBI announced its plan to consider removal of the two-factor authentication requirement for small-value transactions, security critics continue to react strongly against the notion.
Starting in April, Singapore plans to have a dedicated and centralized cybersecurity agency. But experts question whether the agency can take a holistic approach and effectively coordinate with industry.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, IBM announces Identity Mixer, a cloud-based encryption technology designed to protect personal data online, while Proofpoint releases its Enterprise Protection Suite 8.0.