US Election Interference Highlights Ongoing Dangers, Industry Leaders SayAmidst the increasing security chaos facing individuals and organizations, one of the dominant themes at this year's RSA Conference was the need for information security professionals to do more, bringing order to enterprise IT security as well as by influencing public policy.
12 hours ago Four Disruptive 'Cyber Trends' At RSAForbes View Synopsis+1
Perhaps the broadest disruption: vendors are improving their ability to understand how bad actors behave, and can thus take steps to prevent, detect, or mitigate their malicious activities. In particular, today's vendors understand the "˜Cyber Kill Chain.'
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58 minutes ago Java and Python have unpatched firewall-crossing FTP SNAFUThe Register View Synopsis+1
This gets interesting when you find your way into a mail server, says dev who found it
Stop us if you've heard this one: Java and Python have a bug you can exploit to cross firewalls. Since neither are yet patched, it might be a good day to nag your developers for a bit.
17 hours ago Ukrainian Cybercriminal Sentenced to Prison in U.S.SecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
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15 hours ago Top European Cities for IT Professionals in 2017IT Toolbox Blogs View Synopsis+1
In Europe there are many new funds being established to support the IT start-ups accompanied by dozens of IT networking events scheduled to happen this year.
The first steps towards developing a common set of security guidelines for the public sector are being taken
Critical infrastructure, media, and scientists targeted by suspected nation state.
12 minutes ago Russia's U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New YorkYahoo Security View Synopsis+1
By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. It declined to comment on reports that Churkin had been taken to a hospital shortly before his death. A U.S. government official, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the case, said that Churkin had died of an apparent heart attack.
27 minutes ago Trump Needs to Make a Speech About EuropeYahoo Security View Synopsis+1
Members of the EU are on the verge of moving past their grief and toward a constructive relationship with the new administration. Here's how Trump can help.
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DETROIT (AP) - When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world.
4 hours ago HIPAA Compliance Audits: The Very Latest DetailsInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Plans to launch some onsite HIPAA compliance audits are now on hold while the agency that enforces HIPAA completes more than 200 desk audit reports, says Deven McGraw, deputy director of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights.
Protecting an ecosystem that's made up of more than 1.6 billion devices sounds like an incredibly daunting task. Google prefers to look at it as an exciting opportunity.
A recently observed malware downloader targeting Android users is masquerading as an update for Adobe Flash Player, ESET researchers warn.
A group of hackers that has been targeting financial organizations around the world has unsuccessfully attempted to trick researchers into attributing their operation to Russian-speaking attackers.
An Android Remote Access Trojan (RAT) recently revealed to be targeting Israeli servicemen is part of a larger campaign that might not be associated with Hamas, as initially believed, security researchers have determined.
8 hours ago Trapping Hackers Via BEC Attacks, Email SpoofingInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Fooling hackers into giving up traceable information about themselves through "reflective" social engineering is helping researchers curb fraud losses and protect would-be victims, say Dell Secureworks researchers Joe Stewart and James Bettke.
Do they use 'the language of hacking', including referring to themselves as a 'hacker'?
Hot on the heels of Liverpool being awarded the European Capital of Culture for 2008 comes a charity programme, run by YouthFed, titled Hackers to Heroes.
Just about anyone can launch a DDoS attack, and those attacks can be incredibly disruptive. The Department of Homeland Security thinks it's time to put a stop to them.
10 hours ago A New Way to Report Medical Device VulnerabilitiesInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
A new website is now available for reporting medical device vulnerabilities, says Dale Nordenberg, M.D., executive director of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium, who explains how MD-VIPER works in this in-depth interview.