The White House is creating a new agency to help counter cyberthreats, analyzing intelligence from around the government so it is better equipped to deal with attacks.
A new cybersecurity video from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has taken an unusual approach to raising awareness, playing dumb in this mock public service announcement aimed at a “non-technical” audience.
Anthem Inc. has suffered an attack on its database which is likely to be the biggest data breach ever disclosed by a health insurance company.
Cybercrime was the focus of everyone’s attention at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos.
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.
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?
Are hacking victims “hacking back”? That question was recently posed in headlines like this one from Bloomberg: FBI Investigating Whether Companies Are Engaged in Revenge Hacking. The Marketplace reporter, Ben Johnson, speculated that 2015 might be the year of “hacking back” when he asked me about revenge hacking.
Police are closing in on thieves who stole Bitcoin valued at $370 million during the collapse of popular exchange Mt Gox – and just 1% of the theft is believed to be the work of outside hackers.
Sony executives turned to old BlackBerries found in a basement in the firm’s California headquarters in, using SMS text messages and a ‘phone tree’ to communicate in the wake of the attack.
Tor has been used to mask the identities of cybercriminals in a significant number of bank frauds for over a decade, according to a US Treasury Department report obtained by Brian Krebs on his Krebs on Security website.
The Department of Justice has announced that it is creating a dedicated cybersecurity unit, with an eye on prevention rather, reports Gizmodo.
Police in the UK are facing an uphill struggle to deal with modern threats and cybercrime, reports the BBC, with the current methods involving “policing the crimes of today with the methods of yesterday.”
Technology might evolve, but cyber gangs rely on tried-and-tested tactics. With a bit of care and attention, it’s easy to sort the genuine bargains from the too-good-to-be-true fakes.