Proof-of-concept exploit code was published last week.
A mistake on the part of the cyberattackers led to their discovery -- and that of the data they pillaged.
Amazon has awarded an $18,000 bug bounty for an exploit chain that could have allowed an attacker to take complete control of a Kindle e-reader simply by knowing the targeted user's email address.
Like large banks, these firms hold valuable financial data but often have smaller security budgets and fewer staff, says Digital Shadows.
Veteran Michael Kassner says former military personnel might know more about cybersecurity than employers think. Read about some of the skills veterans could bring to a cybersecurity job.
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President Brad Smith said that national security is threatened by the industry's inability to learn lessons from the past.