Iranian hackers have compromised more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service and identified the phone numbers of 15 million Iranian users, the largest known breach of the encrypted communications system, cyber researchers told Reuters.
Good news, everyone. According to anew report from NBC, Chinese cyber attackers were hacking and reading email belonging to U.S. government officials between 2010 and 2014 (and that’s just what we know about) under the code name “dancing Panda.” Hillary
Cyber security experts at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) are working with the police to fight the increasing threat of cyber crime.
Officers from across the East Midlands came to DMU to learn more about digital forensics and the latest
A pivotal network of GPS satellites doesn’t properly guard its communication, making devices back on Earth susceptible to hacking, according to new research.
Lots of companies — everything ranging from overseas shipping containers to oil drilling rigs — use location
SAN FRANCISCO — Pen and paper instead of a laptop. Cash instead of credit cards. Face-to-face chats instead of cell phones. That’s the drill for the most cautious at two big computer security conferences taking place this week in Las Vegas.
ISLAMABAD – Former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain – who head Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) – has said that the number of internet users in the world has surpassed three billion while another one billion mobile internet would
Go online for five minutes. Visit a few webpages. How many pictures do you see?
With the media rich nature of the web, chances are your answer is in the hundreds. It is in this space the future of malicious
SAN FRANCISCO – The hackers who got access to over 100,000 personal records through the Internal Revenue Service’s Get Transcript site didn’t need all that much information to break in, say experts.
The IRS said Tuesday that cybercriminals used personal
Wombat Security wants us to know that whether you’re taking a personal holiday or a business trip, traveling by car or by plane, planning a quick jaunt or preparing for an extended stay, make sure your cyber security best practices
Growing inclination towards cloud storage, introduction of public clouds and growing emphasis on digitization are propelling the need for cyber security across the globe. North America and Europehave been the leading revenue contributors, capturing major shares in the market in
Few business people outside IT departments have any knowledge of current information security threats, according to BH Consulting founder and chief executive Brian Honan.
“In many businesses, few non-IT people have heard of even big information security threats, such as
Data breaches can cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars, erode shareholder value, and indelibly tarnish corporate reputations. Yet, chief executives and other top brass at organizations that suffer such incidents have remained largely immune from the fallout.
Ransomware is a real pain. It’s a type of virus that infects a target’s computer, encrypts their files, and keeps them locked out until the victim pays a hefty lump sum, often in bitcoin.
For this, a blackmailer would usually
Consumers have a stern warning for banks: Keep our data safe or we’re through.
That’s according to a survey of more than 1,000 Americans conducted for public relations and communications firm Makovsky by market researcher Ebiquity in March. The survey
Security researchers are warning that privacy issues in the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) protocol could make users’ smart devices easily trackable from potentially long distances.
Context Information Security announced the findings of new research in a post at the end
In a report published Wednesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss discussed the results of a cyber-security themed survey he conducted with more than 60 Chief Security Officers (CSOs).
“Growth in security spending is expected to improve in 2015 versus 2014,
As candidates hit the campaign trail, NPR looks at four major issues the next president will face from Day 1 in office.
When President Obama took office back in 2009, “cybersecurity” was not a word that everyday people used. It
A hacker told the FBI last week he has been able to crack aircraft computers on numerous occasions—as a passenger. According to the affidavit, Chris Roberts claims he caused a plane to move laterally and climb while he was connected
You occasionally hear about major security vulnerabilities being discovered before they’re exploited, like the notorious Heartbleed bug last year. Security researchers work hard to weed out those dangerous flaws before they’re found by hackers of more malicious intent. This breed
The international hacking group, Anon Coders, still had control of the Republican Party of Kentucky’s website until about 11 a.m. Tuesday and told The State Journal they did it to spread the message that Muslims are not terrorists.