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Deutsche Telekom: Mobile devices weak spot in fight against cybercrime
Mobile security is a weak point for those trying to defend against cyberattacks, Deutsche Telekom says.
4 basic tips to stay one step ahead of cyber thieves, ABA says
The American Bankers Association (ABA) releases four basic tips to stay more secure online
Israeli cybersecurity expert says business leaders need more knowledge
To better understand cybersecurity threats, business leaders must become more computer literate, Israeli security expert notes.
Dennis Rodman doesn't believe his friends in Pyongyang hacked Sony
Dennis Rodman doesn't believe North Korea is responsible for the Sony Pictures data breach.
Companies must 'update their security' plans to improve security
Companies must be ready for a number of cyberattack scenarios, including if a breach does occur.
Researchers: Gas station fuel tanks are vulnerable to potential attack
Uh-oh... it appears hackers are now looking to compromise fuel tank gauges.
Lizard Squad says it wasn't hacked, distributed customer data
The Lizard Squad says it wasn't hacked, and someone intentionally released customer passwords for its DDoS service.
Nonprofit groups must be aware of ransomware attacks, as threats rise
Nonprofits are at risk of malware and ransomware attacks, and need to be vigilant to identify and avoid these threats.
SPE computers still not functioning normally after data breach
Sony is still struggling following its data breach in late 2014, as its computer systems are still not functioning normally.
Cybersecurity a 'daunting operational challenge' for companies
Cybersecurity is a major problem for companies, and they have a lot of hurdles to overcome for success.
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.
Madonna thanks police for arresting hacker accused of stealing songs
Hacker responsible for stealing Madonna songs has been arrested in Israel, and Madonna is quite thankful.
Vormetric: 93% of companies face insider threat cybersecurity risks
More than 9 out of 10 companies are vulnerable to various cybersecurity risks related to insider threats.
Pentagon says its US F-35 fighter jet information secure
The Pentagon said classified data regarding its F-35 jet fighter remains secure.
Study: More than half or companies increased security budget by 34%
Cybersecurity experts claim 2014 was the year of the data breach, but despite increased awareness and more spending, major breaches should continue in 2015.
Report: Nearly all US weapons systems in 2014 faced security issues
Almost all weapons systems tested by the US military in 2014 faced "significant vulnerabilities" from cyberattacks.
Chinese cyberattacks left Microsoft's Outlook vulnerable, reports say
Chinese authorities reportedly breached Microsoft's Outlook email service.
Java software becoming more secure, as hackers target Silverlight
Cybercriminals always are looking for software to exploit, and as Java becomes more secure, there are a number of growing attacks against Silverlight.
Lizard Squad's DDoS attack service hacked, as pressure mounts
The Lizard Squad wants customers to pay to use its DDoS attack service - but it was recently hacked.
John McAfee says North Korea isn't responsible for SPE data breach
John McAfee says North Korea isn't behind cyberattack against Sony Pictures, but won't name names.
North Korea's hackers seek theft, retribution against targets
The North Korean government is led by an erratic, volatile leader - and its cyberespionage efforts tend to follow the same path, experts note.
Report reveals DHS is a cybersecurity mess, with numerous problems
The DHS is a cybersecurity mess, according to scathing report.
French cyberdefense says 19,000 French websites under attack
There are cyberattacks targeting 19,000 French websites.
Report: Employees pose biggest IT cybersecurity threat to companies
Reckless employees are giving IT security experts fits with their reckless behavior.
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.
CENTCOM Twitter, YouTube accounts being hacked is an 'embarrassment'
The US Central Command Twitter and YouTube feeds were hacked, and while no classified data was stolen, it's an embarrassment, security experts note.
Criminals victimize compromised United Airlines MileagePlus accounts
United is investigating fraudulent activity detected on several MileagePlus member accounts.
Ransomware, cyberespionage continuing to plague companies
Ransomware cyberattacks continue to plague businesses and corporations, as social engineering remains successful tactic.
Anonymous plans to retaliate against Islamic groups for terror attack
The Anonymous hacker group plans to target Islamic extremist groups connected with the terror attacks in France, group publicly states.
South Korea says North Korea is advancing its cyber army
The North Korean Bureau 121 continues to expand its workforce, and now has a reported 6,000 members.
North Korean Red Star OS not the most secure choice in the world
The Red Star operating system used in North Korea has glaring security holes that western cyber experts could exploit.
Lynton: Cost of data breach 'far less' than published estimates
Sony Pictures is on the road to recovery, and cost of data breach is less than published estimates, Sony Pictures' CEO says.
Michael Lynton says Sony Pictures had no 'playbook' for cyberattack
Sony Pictures is still trying to recover from the GOP data breach that took place before Thanksgiving, and it remains a bump road.
Cybersecurity experts urge companies not to try to hack back
Companies may think about hacking back against cybercriminals, but is a slippery slope, according to cybersecurity experts.
Snowden says government cyberattacks changing to be more destructive
Edward Snowden was interviewed last year and issued his thoughts on a wide variety of cybersecurity-related topics for NOVA.
Sony CEO doesn't think cyberattack will cause 'upheaval' for company
Speaking during CES 2015, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai reported being a glass half-full kind of person, saying he doesn't expect an 'upheaval' from Hollywood.
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.
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai blasts 'malicious' cyberattack against company
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai condemns cyberattack that brought down Sony Pictures in late 2014.
Security expert: Regin is scary and companies should be on alert
Cybersecurity companies are outlining additional details about the sophisticated Regin spyware malware, but no one has a complete picture just yet.
Bitcoin exchange BitStamp hit by hackers, crooks make off with $5M
Ouch! Hackers stole $5 million from the BitStamp bitcoin exchange.
IBM: Overall cyberattacks against retailers dropped, 61M records taken
The number of cyberattacks against retailers dropped in 2014, but millions of records still were compromised in high-profile data breaches.
Malware attacks will continue, with sophistication increasing
Malware threats will continue to put pressure on end-users and businesses, as cybersecurity threats evolve at rapid pace.
It's possible hackers still have access and control to SPE computers
It's possible the Guardians of Peace, the group that claimed responsibility for dropping Sony Pictures, still has access to SPE computers.
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.
South Korean users downloading 'The Interview' face malware threat
South Korean mobile Internet users face threat of malware when trying to download "The Interview"
FBI still blames North Korea behind crippling attack of Sony Pictures
Some cybersecurity experts might blame insider threat attacks against Sony Pictures, but the FBI continues to accuse North Korea.
H4LT group releases Microsoft Xbox One SDK online
The H4LT group reportedly released the Microsoft Xbox One SDK online, as a year-end gift to gamers and developers.
FBI investigating GOP cyber threats against media organizations
Hackers have expanded their targets, and have sent threats to media organizations, though it remains unknown which companies could have been targeted.
GOP hackers reportedly received Sony login data from Lizard Squad
A reported Lizard Squad member handed off data from Sony Pictures to Guardians of Peace prior to major cyberattack.
UK Lizard Squad member arrested for computer misuse abuses
A 22-year-old reported Lizard Squad member was arrested for fraud and other offenses.