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The Media Trust shows off SaaS-based tool to identify malvertising
The Media Trust shows off SaaS-based service keeping an eye out for malicious ads.
Webroot: Cybercrime complexity increasing, making things even harder
Cybercriminals are becoming frighteningly skilled at launching attacks and compromising users, Webroot study finds.
Report: Need better breach crisis? IT manager may not be best bet
Companies must be prepared for a data breach, and it looks like IT managers may not be best choice for breach crisis.
Report: Better cybersecurity, safety standards needed for patient data
There is a major overhaul needed in regards to patient privacy and how healthcare providers keep data secure.
Cryptzone: Insider threats still pose biggest threat to companies
Companies are still too slow to respond to cybersecurity issues, and insider threats pose a major threat, according to Cryptzone report.
Cybersecurity in full display during RSA Conference in San Francisco
Cybersecurity is the focus of attention in San Francisco this week during RSA Conference 2015.
Cyber officials concerned of limited US network defense
The United States wants to bolster manpower focused on cybersecurity, scrambling to increase efforts to defend networks against foreign cyberattacks.
Study: Iran increasing cyberattacks, developing new cyber arsenal
Iran is working on improving its cyberattack capabilities, while also launching even more attacks.
Report: 29 million healthcare records compromised in past four years
New report indicates almost 30 million healthcare records have been stolen in the United States over the past four years.
Small businesses plagued by successful ransomware cyberattacks
Cybercriminals operating overseas are having their way with SMBs falling victim to ransomware cyberattacks.
Hacker group from China has launched coordinated attacks for a decade
A hacker group with Chinese government backing has launched numerous attacks, even against networks not connected to the Internet, according to new reports.
Cybersecurity expert applauds work done by ethical hackers
White hat hackers are helping software companies find vulnerabilities that could save them a lot of headaches down the road.
Gartner: Security analytics could be crucial for breach detection
Cybersecurity is evolving and companies are adopting new security practices to try to defend security breaches.
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.
Symantec: Hackers had a great year in 2014, looking to improve in 2015
Cybercriminals had great success in 2014, and are looking to further improve their illicit behaviors in 2015, Symantec says.
Kaspersky Lab helps provide CoinVault ransomware victims more options
Kaspersky Lab and the Dutch police are providing CoinVault ransomware decryption keys online for victims to use.
Phishing is easy way for hackers to victimize users with cyberattacks
Companies need to focus on educating employees how to spot phishing emails, as the social engineering tactic is alarmingly effective.
Pedophiles using 'dark net' to avoid police detection with success
Pedophiles are using the dark net to sell, purchase and share content, while avoiding police detection.
Cyber Caliphate hacks French TV network TV5Monde
The pro-ISIS Cyber Caliphate hacker group temporarily crippled TV5Monde, causing a broadcast blackout, and taking over websites and social media accounts.
Businesses struggle to fight against ransomware cyberattacks
Companies are struggling to combat ransomware attacks, with employees causing problems after falling prey to social engineering tactics.
Russian government blamed for hacking White House in cyberattack
Russia is likely behind a sophisticated cyberattack targeting the White House, CNN report claims.
MI6 admits the difficulties of trying to keep up with cybercriminals
The battle to compete against criminals and terrorists using the Internet for their advantage has been difficult.
IBM outs cybercriminal group running 'Dyre Wolf' scam
The Eastern European criminal group responsible for running "Dyre Wolf" has already stolen more than $1 million from businesses.
Details how Pakistan arrested one of the most wanted cybercriminals
Additional details behind the arrest of Noor Aziz Uddin, a criminal once on the FBI cybercriminal most wanted list, begin to emerge.
Survey: 30% of companies would pay ransom to cybercriminals
It looks like at least 30% of companies would pay a ransom if compromised by cybercriminals.
Free-speech group says China has weaponized its 'Great Firewall'
The Chinese government has reportedly weaponized its Great Firewall, according to free-speech group.
Europol says encryption making it harder to fight terrorism
Add Europol to list of agencies concerned about encryption.
Malware trap turns PCs into zombies for expanding global botnet
G DATA spills the beans about malware trap that turns victim PCs into zombies for expanding botnet.
North Korea denies hacking South Korean nuclear power company
South Korea blames North Korea for hacking its nuclear power plants.
ISIS hackers post US personnel information online, raising concerns
ISIS hacker division calls out US military personnel.
More advanced ransomware attacks could pop up in 2015
Ransomware attacks are growing in sophistication, and the problem could get worse in 2015.
Chinese military rejects accusations it hacked Register.com
The Chinese government has rejected accusations that it was responsible for attacking Register.com.
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.
FireEye: People, not technology, to blame in online cyberattacks
Cyberattacks are going to keep happening, and many data breaches are because of reckless employees, not technology, experts note.
Auxiliary NYPD officer accused of hacking police, FBI networks
NYPD Auxiliary officer Yehuda Katz is accused of hacking into the NYPD and FBI databases.
Cybersecurity experts show concern over wearable security
The Apple Watch could help put a spotlight on the wearables industry, but that has raised concerns for cybersecurity experts.
Premera Blue Cross hacked, putting 11M customers at risk
Oh no! 11 million customers are at potentially at risk following data breach suffered by Premera Blue Cross.
Pentagon plans to 'hack-proof' future military weapons systems
The US government wants to try to hack-proof military weapons systems.
Kaspersky: complexity versus functionality in cyberespionage war
Cyberespionage campaigns are growing in sophistication, becoming even harder to accurately identify.
Javelin Strategy: New identity fraud victim every two seconds in 2014
There was a new identity fraud victim in the United States every two seconds in 2014, according to Javelin Strategy & Research.
Concern in rising number of tax-related scams and cybercrime
Rising number of cybercrime related to tax fraud, scams.
US regulator worried of major 'Armageddon' cyberattack targeting banks
US officials increasingly concerned of major cyberattacks targeting US banking infrastructure.
Cyberattacks top threat to United States, intelligence agencies say
US intelligence agencies say cyberattacks from foreign states and rogue hacker groups are the top threat facing the country.
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.
Official: Cyber doomsday less likely as continued low-level attacks
US official says a single doomsday-like cyberattack against critical infrastructure not as likely as continued low-to-moderate attacks.
FireEye: Breach detection time is dropping, averages 205 days
FireEye says breach detection time is dropping, now averaging 205 days.
Anthem confirms data breach could hit up to 19 million non-members
Anthem confirms millions of non-members also at risk following data breach.
FBI says it is "close" to identifying group behind Anthem data breach
The FBI says it is "close" to identifying the hacker group behind the Anthem data breach.
Mobile security issues open the door to compromise users
Poor mobile app security leaves users vulnerable to data breach.