The nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he's not optimistic that an agreement the U.S. recently struck with China will effectively deter state-sponsored cyber attacks on business emanating from the communist nation.
A Russian national was sentenced on Tuesday to 4-1/2 years in U.S. prison for using sophisticated malware known as "Citadel" to steal banking information from thousands of computers, authorities said.
Low tolerance for latency makes RAT operators less likely to use proxies, easier to track back home.
An alleged hacker appeared to taunt Rutgers University officials Monday as a cyber attack paralyzed the school's computer network.
Security researchers have uncovered a network of infected Linux computers that's flooding gaming and education sites with as much as 150 gigabytes per second of malicious traffic — enough in some cases to take the targets completely offline.
America’s criminal justice system operates on myths. Ninth U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski doesn’t use that word in his recently published critique in the Georgetown Law Journal of our criminal process, but he clearly views commonly held but highly questionable beliefs as dangerous.
Women account for just one out of 10 cyber security professionals, as the gender gap widened over two years in a male-dominated field with a drastic workforce shortage, a survey has shown.
The former Director has expressed concern about the facility which remains unmanned and unattended. Charles, who served as Director from 2009-2015 said that almost two million dollars’ worth of equipment is sitting in the building without any maintenance.
A politically motivated cybercrime group from the Middle East has recently begun turning its attention to IT and incident response staff in a bid to gain privileged access to target networks.
Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recently unveiled LLCipher, a new outreach program for high school students. LLCipher is a one-week cryptography workshop that provides an introduction to modern cryptography — a math-based, theoretical approach to securing data.
Efforts to improve the identification process of undocumented immigrants who die while crossing from Mexico into Texas will take center stage in the Rio Grande Valley today.
Many years ago cyber crooks could mostly rely on their own knowledge, skills and ad hoc payment solutions, but today these schemes may involve a dozen different, globally distributed parties, each specializing in and responsible for some particular piece of the operation. This change has made researchers slowly realize that when it comes to fighting this abuse, concentrating only on protecting users and systems is a flawed strategy.
In the world of information technology, we are constantly inundated with the threat, or at least the perceived threat, that the networked systems we rely on could be breached at any time. For the most part that concern is valid, but three researchers took a look at the last decade in data intrusions, and what they found might surprise you.
President Barack Obama on Friday laid out a fresh threat of sanctions for economic espionage emanating from China, even as he and President Xi Jinping pledged their countries would not conduct or support such hacking.
Researchers have found that automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication systems are vulnerable to voice impersonation attacks.