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DARPA interested in helping develop DDoS protection systems
DARPA researching methods to fend off DDoS cyberattacks.
Chinese launching chaotic number of attacks against US infrastructure
Map shows number of cyberattacks from China, focused on US economy, per secret NSA report.
The DOJ says FBI is understaffed to battle cyberattacks
FBI will struggle to try to get job done.
US government unsure what to do after major cyberattacks
United States not really sure what to do after major cyberattacks.
Damballa: Mobile malware infections overhyped in US
There is a lot of hype around mobile malware, and it could be overstated, Damballa claims.
Former Canadian spy boss says cyberattacks are a 'weapon of war'
Using the Internet is a new weapon of war, as more governments and organized groups turn to cyber-based attacks.
Russian government giving cybercriminals advanced malware software
The Russian government is reportedly providing advanced malware software to cybercriminals and organized crime groups.
Free-speech group says China has weaponized its 'Great Firewall'
The Chinese government has reportedly weaponized its Great Firewall, according to free-speech group.
More advanced ransomware attacks could pop up in 2015
Ransomware attacks are growing in sophistication, and the problem could get worse in 2015.
ISPs offer up home routers that pose serious security threats
There are so many cyber vulnerabilities, but ISPs are making things worse by offering routers that have security issues.
Companies transitioning to better detection, response of cyberattacks
Business leaders want to see companies transition towards better detection and response to cyberattacks, following recent major data breaches.
FireEye: Breach detection time is dropping, averages 205 days
FireEye says breach detection time is dropping, now averaging 205 days.
FBI aware of at least 60 state-sponsored cyberthreat groups
The FBI is aware of at least 60 cyberthreat groups tied to state operators.
DDoS-for-hire cyberattacks are effective and cost-effective
DDoS-for-hire is a growing business for cybercriminals, and continues to prove effective.
Ransomware cyberattacks rack up victims, creating millions in revenue
Cybercriminals are cashing in with ransomware attacks victimizing unsuspecting business users.
More Anthem data breach fallout, millions of kids at risk of ID theft
Millions of kids at risk of identity theft following Anthem data breach, cybersecurity experts warn.
Hackers still have access to US State Department email system
US government IT and private contractors are working to boot hackers out of unclassified State Department email system, months after breach.
Government: Japan endured 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014 alone
The Japanese government, companies and users endured 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014 alone.
Closer look at North Korea's cyber army tasked with cyberespionage
Cyberespionage is a major threat, and North Korea has quietly built a digital army tasked with attacking the United States, South Korea, and other targets.
Obama wants an open debate regarding encryption security
Pres. Obama wants the US government, tech companies, and the public to engage in a debate regarding encryption.
Nexusguard: Expect DDoS cyberattacks aimed at the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) sector is growing, but so will cyberattacks aimed for the surprisingly soft target.
Cybercriminals want to compromise your identity, steal personal data
Cybercriminals are shifting their tactics, and want to steal your entire identity, and not just payment information.
Damballa: Majority of antivirus solutions fail to detect malware
Security company Damballa finds majority of antivirus software programs unable to quickly identify - and address - malware infections.
Anthem breach could help create focus on cybersecurity for insurers
Insurance companies and other medical firms should focus on cybersecurity, while learning from Anthem's recent data breach.
Will 2015 be the 'year of the healthcare hack' wonder security pros
Following the massive breach suffered by Anthem, cybersecurity experts wonder if 2015 will be the year of the healthcare hack.
Nation states launching cyberespionage attacks becoming normal
National governments attacking one another in the digital world is becoming more common, as cyberespionage campaigns are becoming increasingly normal.
Ransomware attacks increasing, as cybercriminals perfect their skills
Ransomware remains a frightening custom form of malware, and cybercriminals are getting better at infecting victims.
Companies should focus on neutralizing hackers once they are inside
Cybersecurity experts warn companies should have new security strategies, including when their networks are breached.
Chipotle apologizes after cyberattack leaves Twitter page defaced
Chipotle is embarrassed after its Twitter page was compromised and crude comments were posted.
New York plans to conduct cybersecurity audits of insurers
New York wants to be more proactive in regards to cybersecurity, conducting audits of insurers operating in the state.
Anonymous calls ISIS a 'virus,' promises to disrupt group online
The Anonymous hacker collective is taking aim at ISIS, calling the terrorist group a 'virus'
Syrian forces targeting rebel forces with social engineering attacks
Pro-Assad forces are launching social engineering cyberattacks to compromise rebels, using one of the oldest tricks in the book.
Pres. Obama wants $14 billion to boost nation's cybersecurity defenses
President Obama is seeking upwards of $14 billion to help boost the country's cybersecurity infrastructure.
Report: Single DDoS attack could cost an organization $400,000
Report indicates a single DDoS attack could cost an enterprise more than $400,000.
Cyberattacks expanding, with hacktivists, others enjoying DDoS attacks
Hacktivists and gamers largely increasing number of cyberattacks against targets, new reports indicate.
Writer with ties to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years for threatening FBI
A writer and activist with ties to the Anonymous hacker collective has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years for threatening an FBI agent.
US reportedly penetrated North Korean computer networks in 2010
The United States reportedly breached North Korean computer networks in 2010.
NSA, GCHQ plan to step up cybersecurity cooperation efforts in 2015
The NSA and GCHQ will team up for better cybersecurity efforts.
Cybercriminal underground allows for custom modes of future attacks
The cybercriminal black market is open for interested buyers to meet criminals hoping to pitch their products.
Companies must invest in cyber readiness as attacks increase
Despite numerous high-profile cybersecurity breaches, companies still not taking cyber readiness as seriously as they should
US says it didn't attack North Korea, and Pyongyang's security is poor
The US denies it crippled the North Korean Internet infrastructure, but it can happen again, as security is rather dismal.
FTC worries about privacy, security related to connected devices
Connected devices embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) has great potential, but the FTC warns of potential security issues that could be ahead.
Defector: North Korea's Bureau 121 actually located in Shenyang, China
Defector from North Korea says country's elite Bureau 121 hacking operation actually physically located in China.
Cybercriminals increasingly spending months poking around networks
Cyberespionage is becoming a more common practice, and hackers are able to breach networks and spend months - if not years - inside networks.
Expert: Cybercriminals will only advance their attack strategies
As companies become painfully aware of cyberattacks, the criminals will only ensure their abilities develop at a rapid pace.
Possible revenge hacking by banks has led to FBI investigation
The FBI is currently investigating potential revenge hacking carried out by J.P. Morgan in 2012.
Cyberespionage efforts will only accelerate in 2015 and beyond
The growing threat of cyberespionage and state-sponsored cyberattacks will only continue in 2015, cyber experts note.
FBI confirms it is investigating Lizard Squad for DDoS attacks
The FBI is currently investigating the Lizard Squad for bringing down Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network over Christmas.
South Korea nuclear facilities still under cyberattack, officials say
South Korea nuclear operator says it is still facing cyberattacks, but critical infrastructure reportedly safe.