Internet Explorer 10 beats both Google’s Chrome and Firefox when it comes to blocking downloads of malware, according to analysts NSS Labs.
Cybersecurity is among the top defense priorities of the United States, the U.S. Navy’s top admiral said this week – on the same level as strategic nuclear weapons.
An international gang of cyber thieves stole $45 million using bank ATMs in a heist spread across 27 countries.
“Passwords are starting to fail us when used everywhere at internet scale,” said PayPal’s Chief Information Security Officer Michael Barrett at this week’s Interop expo in Las Vegas.
A proposed new law, the Deter Cyber Theft Act, would help defend U.S. companies against data theft and computer espionage by foreign interests, a bipartisan group of senators said this week.
China has accused the United States of being, “the real hacking empire” after a Pentagon report which said for the first time that cyber attacks on the U.S. were “directly attributable” to Beijing.
A “watering hole” attack on pages within the U.S. Department of Labor site exploited a “zero-day” vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 to deliver malware to visitors, according to reports.
The Chinese government and military are behind large numbers of cyberespionage attacks directed at U.S. government computer systems, according to a Pentagon report released this week.
Poland’s influential CHIP technology magazine has awarded ESET Smart Security the top prize in its antivirus products category this year.