March 25, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Hackers who engage in social engineering attacks prey off of human psychology and curiosity in order to compromise their targets’ information. With this human-centric focus in mind, it is up to users and employees to counter these types of attacks.
March 19, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
The pace and scale of information security threats continues to accelerate, endangering the integrity and reputation of today’s most trusted organizations. Attackers have become more organized, attacks are more refined, and all threats are more dangerous, and pose more risks, to an organization’s reputation than ever before.
March 12, 2015 Added by:Malwarebytes
Social networks are particularly interesting for malware authors because they can be leveraged to spread an infection starting with a single person.
March 05, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince
One takedown at a time, security researchers and law enforcement were able to make a dent in financial cyber-crime last year.
March 03, 2015 Added by:Robert Vamosi
To better combat the increasing use of the Dark Web for illegal purposes, DARPA, the U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is building a search engine known as Memex for law enforcement use.
February 19, 2015 Added by:Scott Fitzpatrick
It’s fascinating to watch the political climate being held sway with what are identified as “cyber terrorism” and “cyber war.” But it’s not the first time the Department of Defense has had to come to grips with a polemic decision that would require reengineering their entire fiscal architecture.
Anthem Breach: How Hackers Stole Credentials and Why Two-Factor Authentication May Help Prevent Future Phishing Scams
February 09, 2015 Added by:Thu Pham
If the Anthem attack was carried out as the result of using a single password, their access security wasn’t up to industry standards. Two-factor authentication may have thwarted attacks by requiring the use of a personal device to verify the identity of a system administrator or other technical employee with access to their database of millions of sensitive records.
February 03, 2015 Added by:Joseph Pizzo
When it comes to security, be it data in motion, data in execution or data at rest, the bad guys often lurk in plain sight. They have the time and patience to wait for a distraction that allows their malicious activity to go by unseen.
January 29, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Since 2011, the same two passwords have ranked as the most common (and worst) among users. Care to take a guess as to what they are?
January 22, 2015 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Brute force attacks, phishing schemes, SQL injections – they’re all proven attack methods that network administrators prepare for and defend against. But what about the next frontier? What attack vectors and endpoints do hackers now think are most vulnerable?
January 15, 2015 Added by:Tripwire Inc
If an attacker (or anyone else) wants to know what’s going on in an organization, all they need to do is go to lunch.
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