Cybersecurity and cybercrime are a hot political topic in America these days, but a history of ignoring warning signs suggests a lack of commitment to acting on the rhetoric.
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Delegates were left red-faced after connecting to an open Wi-Fi network set up to protest mass digital surveillance.
Park 'N Fly and OneStopParking are the latest companies to reveal data breaches, potentially exposing the card details of customers who used either service
President Barack Obama intends to persuade Congress to increase the sentence for hackers, as well as widen the definition of what hacking means, according to Ars Technica.
A 'widespread' malicious advertising campaign that sent web browsers to immitation websites has been stopped by Google
The end of mainstream support for Windows: Don't repeat the mistakes of the past, and be prepared. Especially if you've only just got rid of all the Windows XP computers in your company.
Many of Corel's photo, video and media editing programs contain DLL hijacking vulnerabilities, a security researcher has discovered.
The Swiss state owned Banque Cantonale de Geneve has confirmed that hackers have released confidential customer correspondences after the bank refused to pay the ransom demanded by the attackers
Presenting a recorded webinar that seeks to answer this question: How is the landscape changing for cybersecurity and what do businesses need to know to protect themselves?
A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac's boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.
President Barack Obama is planning to push legislation which would protect companies from lawsuits for sharing cyberthreat data with the government, reports the Washington Post.
A vulnerability found in certain AMD processor firmware has been patched by the company it was revealed at the 31st Chaos Communication Congress.
The rent-a-DDoS service that knocked out Xbox Live and Playstation Network is powered by thousands of hacked residential internet routers.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has stated his belief that encrypted messaging services must have backdoor access to government agencies
It started, innocently enough, as a question asked in the ESET Security Forum titled "Eset – Do I Really Need Antivirus On My Linux Distros?" However, the answer to that seemingly simple question on Linux antivirus is more complex than a simple yes-or-no response.
Twitter and YouTube accounts run by the US military's Central Command are hijacked by hackers claiming to back Islamic State.
Microsoft is changing the way it distributes its Advance Notification Service, and will no longer make the security bulletins publicly available, according to eWeek.
The Anonymous hacking collective has "declared war" against the terrorists said to be responsible for the shootings of staff at France's satyrical Charlie Hebdo magazine, reports The Telegraph.
Google has revealed that Android smartphones and tablets running versions of the software released before 4.3 (Jellybean) will no longer be given official updates to an important part of the software
President Barack Obama is today to propose legislation that would ensure companies inform customers of any leaks within 30 days of a data breach, reports Physorg.