Adobe users have been urged to patch a newly-released critical vulnerability in Flash Player, after researchers warned it is being exploited in the wild by sophisticated Chinese hacking group APT3.
Financial services organizations - traditionally some of the best-fortified against cyber attacks - see three times as many attack attempts by cyber criminals than other industries do, a new study by Raytheon/Websense shows.
U.S. securities regulators are investigating a group of hackers suspected of breaking into corporate email accounts to steal information to trade on, such as confidential details about mergers, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Urban Institute contracted with the NIJ to conduct an evaluation of its 2008 Forensic DNA Unit Efficiency Improvement Program. The findings suggest that there is some evidence in support of the hypothesis that crime lab DNA processing can be improved in novel and innovative ways besides simply increasing capacity.
Jay Cooper, an attorney for Horner, said that the plane was one of several owned by the 61-year-old composer and that no one has heard from him since the crash.
Whalen is serving 60 years in the 1991 death of his father, William Whalen, whose badly beaten body was found at the former Twenty Grand Tap, a bar the elder Whalen owned in downtown Bloomington.
The National Archives and Records Administration recently detected unauthorized activity on three desktops indicative of the same hack that extracted sensitive details on millions of current and former federal employees, government officials said Monday. The revelation suggests the breadth of one of the most damaging cyber assaults known is wider than officials have disclosed.
A serious vulnerability in RubyGems, a package manager for the Ruby programming language, can be exploited to trick end users into installing malware from attacker-controlled gem servers, Trustwave researchers have discovered.
Cannabis is the most commonly exchanged product on the Deep Web, according to a major new study of the unindexed web from Trend Micro.
It's easy to assume that hackers work way above our pay grade. Electronic intruders must be able to exploit vulnerabilities in the software we use because they're evil geniuses, right? That may be the case in some very sophisticated attacks, experts say, but in others, not so much.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of its guidance for federal agencies to ensure that sensitive federal information remains confidential when stored in nonfederal information systems and organizations.
At last check, prosecutors in North Carolina say the state is still processing rape kits submitted from 2 and a half years ago, and the wait for kits to be tested in the state lab is getting longer.
An 18-year-old Palm Springs man was arrested after he climbed into a bed and fell asleep in a home he allegedly burglarized, police reported.
In 2013, the handgun used in an incident that left a 16-year-old Bloomington boy dead after a group of friends passed around the loaded weapon was traced to the burglary of a neighbor's home.
The massive hack of the Office of Personnel Management has raised questions about whether government contractors may have inadvertently made the agency more vulnerable to attack.