A DDoS attack and subsequent data breach that led to the shuttering of source code hosting firm Code Spaces offers an eye-opening reminder to be aware of attacks used as a diversionary tactic to draw attention away from devastating hacking.
If the NSA's meddling in NIST cryptography standards soiled the reputation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an amendment approved by the House of Representatives could help restore it.
While P.F. Chang's China Bistro has warned customers that their card information may have been compromised in a data breach, several fraud experts say they have yet to see a related increase in fraud. Learn the latest developments.
Although restaurant chain P.F. Chang's has not yet confirmed a breach, several researchers say they believe the chain suffered a malware attack similar to those that compromised Target, Neiman Marcus and Sally Beauty.
In recent days, three companies experienced distributed-denial-of-service attacks that resulted in significant website downtime. Find out how the organizations are mitigating the impact of the cyber-attacks.
A second economic espionage campaign has been tied to a Chinese military hacking team. But does that attribution help businesses, or just highlight security firms battling for government cybersecurity spending?
In the wake of the Heartbleed flaw, a researcher finds new weaknesses in OpenSSL that could be exploited to launch man-in-the-middle attacks, distributed-denial-of-service attacks and remote-code execution on millions of sites.
Although breach prevention may be on the minds of more CEOs and boards of directors in the wake of recent incidents, getting their buy-in for funding still requires educating them on the risks that could have an impact on the business.
A proposed UK computer crime bill would increase hacking penalties and criminalize cybercrime attacks that impact the economy, environment or national security. Proving related charges in court, however, could be difficult.