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.
Some 400 web servers found infected with Linux/Cdorked.A. including 50 in Alexa’s top 100,000 websites. And this backdoor has been applied to Lighttpd and nginx binaries in addition to Apache.
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.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before… While I was in London recently for the InfoSec exhibition and some other meetings, my wife received a call from a lady with a heavy Indian accent, who told her that she had errors on her computer caused by viruses, and offering to remove them for her. For a fee, of course…
Poland’s influential CHIP technology magazine has awarded ESET Smart Security the top prize in its antivirus products category this year.
Celebrity news service E! Online became the latest high-profile media Twitter account to fall victim to hackers, with a series of false Tweets that began with a claim that Justin Bieber was gay.
This comprehensive look at the problems of malware on Linux Apache web servers explains the threats to business and helps you figure out if your organization is likely to be affected.