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Hackers hit Uber in 2016: data on 57 million riders, drivers stolen

CEO: "You may be asking why we are just talking about this now, a year later."<p>In a public statement, Uber has announced that it sustained a massive …

Social Security

Hilton data breaches lead to $700,000 penalty

The attorneys general of New York and Vermont both announced today that their joint investigation into two Hilton data breaches has resulted in a $700,000 penalty and a promise to strengthen security. In February of 2015, Hilton was made aware of a cybersecurity breach that occurred between …

Equifax Was Warned

Last year, a security researcher alerted Equifax that anyone could have stolen the personal data of all Americans. The company failed to heed the warning.<p>Months before its catastrophic data breach, a security researcher warned Equifax that it was vulnerable to the kind of attack that later …

“Cyber Conflict” Decoy Document Used In Real Cyber Conflict

<i>This post was authored by Warren Mercer, Paul Rascagneres and Vitor Ventura</i><i></i><i><br>Update 10/23: CCDCOE released a statement today on their …

Cybersecurity

One-Third of Businesses Can't Keep Up with Cloud Security

10/24/2017<br>10:10 AM<p>50%<p>50%<p>One in three organizations cannot maintain security as cloud and container environments expand.<p>The growth of cloud and …

Information Security

Web Attacks Spike in Financial Industry

Web application compromise beats human error as the top data breach cause, putting finance companies at risk for larger attacks, according to a new …

Cybersecurity

DUHK Attack Exposes Gaps in FIPS Certification

The DUHK Attack leverages a 20-year-old random number generator flaw to recover private keys. More pertinent, researchers said, is that the flaw …

Information Security

New malware 'BadRabbit' strain attacks hit Russia, other nations

Cyber attacks using malware called "BadRabbit" hit Russia and other nations on Tuesday, affecting Russian Interfax news agency and causing flight …

Cybersecurity

DHS, FBI Warn of Ongoing APT Attack Against Critical Infrastructure

<b>The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation have issued a joint technical alert warning that government entities and</b> …

Cybersecurity

Taiwan Bank Heist Linked to North Korean Hackers

<b>A recent cyber-heist that targeted a bank in Taiwan has been linked by security researchers to an infamous threat group believed to be operating out</b> …

Cybersecurity

Reckitt Benckiser sees ongoing impact from cyber attack

Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has warned over sales for the second time in three months as it grapples with “challenging” markets and the …

Cyber-attacks

Locky or TrickBot? Depends Where You Are. Malicious Payload Delivery Tailored by Geographic Location

BY NEERA DESAI AND VICTOR CORNELL It is not uncommon for threat actors to deploy malicious payloads from multiple malware families during a single …

Cybersecurity

Middle East Group Uses Flash Zero-Day to Deliver Spyware

<b>A threat group believed to be located somewhere in the Middle East has been using a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player to deliver a piece</b> …

Kaspersky Lab

Millions of high-security crypto keys crippled by newly discovered flaw

Factorization weakness lets attackers impersonate key holders and decrypt their data.<p>A crippling flaw in a widely used code library has fatally …

Information Security

What You Should Know About the ‘KRACK’ WiFi Security Weakness

Researchers this week published information about a newfound, serious weakness in <b>WPA2</b> — the security standard that protects all modern Wi-Fi …

Information Security

IOTroop Botnet Hits Over a Million Organizations in Under 30 Days

The IoT botnet is expected to spread faster than Mirai.<p>A new IoT botnet dubbed IOTroop is expected to spread faster than Mirai because it has …