Spear phishing and its evolutions like the watering hole attack represent one of the most insidious attack techniques adopted by the majority of threat actors in cyberspace.
A convicted killer escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said Tuesday.
Though a useful technique, the superglue fuming process requires a waiting period to harden and does not always provide a quality fingermark, particularly if it has been exposed to the elements for extended periods of time.
Researchers have uncovered new malware that takes extraordinary measures to evade detection and analysis, including deleting all hard drive data and rendering a computer inoperable.
Despite six grand juries convening since his arrest, 45-year-old Eban Siler has not yet been served an indictment and can’t pay his $100,000 bond. He has been in Rankin County Jail since May 28 of last year.
Rutgers University will allow professors to cancel final exams and is urging flexibility in grading so that students don’t suffer because of a cyber attack that hit the university last Monday and crippled Internet service for most of the week.
While California’s Silicon Valley is the technology capital of America, cities and states across the country are now vying to dominate the next big economic frontier – the booming market for securing what actually lies within the nation’s electronic networks.
The image of a cyber criminal might be of a geeky teenager drawn into the murky world of the Internet’s dark side while spending hours surfing online in the bedroom of his family home. But a new study has discovered that in fact most online crooks already have a background in more traditional offending.
They found a hand first, in a gritty inlet at the mouth of Coney Island Creek. Other body parts were found nearby, none of any use in identifying the person. A break in the case came in recent weeks. It started with a closer look at a patch of skin on part of a leg — leading to the first bona fide clue that, upon further description, is not for the faint of heart.
An effort before the Maine Legislature to set a blood limit standard for marijuana-impaired drivers was criticized by pot advocates on Thursday who said science doesn’t support it.
UC Berkeley officials have announced that they are sending alert notices to current students and other individuals regarding a computer data breach that may have resulted in unauthorized access to their Social Security numbers or other personal information.
On Thursday, it was reported that a new service that warns when Google account users' passwords are phished had been bypassed by a drop-dead simple exploit, just 24 hours after Google had rolled out the Chrome plugin. Within hours of publication, Google issued an update that blocked the exploit. Now the same researcher has figured out a way to block the new version, too.
The only thing worse than a data breach is not knowing how it happened. In order to prevent system failure, minimize the loss and prevent similar breaches, agencies need an incident response plan that includes forensic investigation.
This paper examines the history, types and culture of Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs). It is intended to provide a short history and overview of the culture of CSIRTs in order to help build a common understanding.
A former National Security Agency official turned whistleblower has spent almost a decade and a half in civilian life. And he says he's still "pissed" by what he's seen leak in the past two years.