Computer Security


Ashley Madison Issues Statements

Ashley Madison Issues Statements

Owner of online cheating site Ashley Madison releases a statement about the security breach that leaked user data to an unknown...

Jul 20 2015, 7:45am CDT

NSA and GCHQ Attacked Antivirus Software Makers

NSA and GCHQ Attacked Antivirus Software Makers

According to a report spies tried to find flaws in the software by the Kaspersky Labs as revealed in the documents by NSA contr...

Jun 23 2015, 4:13am CDT

German Bundestag is Under Cyber Attack

German Bundestag is Under Cyber Attack

Breaking News. The German Bundestag has been target of a Cyber Attack....

May 15 2015, 9:48am CDT

Slack got Hacked in February

Slack Got Hacked in February

Communication platform startup, Slack, reveals that its service was compromised by hackers in February....

Mar 27 2015, 2:49pm CDT

Millions of Online Shoppers’ Confidential Information Is Visible to Hackers Due

Millions of Online Shoppers’ Confidential Information Is Visible to Hackers Due to Weak Security

Millions of Google and Apple subscribers’ confidential details are highly vulnerable to a hack....

Mar 4 2015, 12:41pm CST

NSA and GCHQ Reportedly Hacked the World’s Largest SIM Card Manufacturer

NSA and GCHQ Reportedly Hacked the World’s Largest SIM Card Manufacturer

Gemalto, the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, is holding a press conference today in Paris to investigate reports tha...

Feb 25 2015, 12:46am CST

MobileIron introduces the First Mobile Content Security Service to secure Enterprise Content in the Personal Cloud

MobileIron introduces the First Mobile Content Security Service to secure Enterprise Content in the Personal Cloud

Phase 2 of MobileIron cloud security initiative is the Content Security Service (CSS) that protect enterprise data in its origi...

Feb 4 2015, 6:02am CST

Antivirus SoftMaker Symantec Splitting

Antivirus SoftMaker Symantec Splitting

The company is Splitting Into Two Publicly-Traded Companies...

Oct 26 2014, 12:08pm CDT

Symantec Splits Into Two

Symantec Splits Into Two

Symantec Corporation, the maker of popular antivirus software products, is planning to split its business into two units, as it...

Oct 10 2014, 3:00am CDT

Data breach exposes 4.5 million patients information to Chinese hackers

Data breach exposes 4.5 million patients information to Chinese hackers

It turns out that 4.5 million Community Health Services patients personal data was exposed to Chinese hackers....

Aug 18 2014, 9:41pm CDT

Password Manager LastPass Service topples

Password Manager LastPass Service topples

LastPass is one of the famous password managers for Android devices. However, users of this password manager are currently expe...

Aug 13 2014, 9:31am CDT

You Are Being Tracked Online By A Sneaky New Technology: Canvas Fingerprinting

You Are Being Tracked Online By A Sneaky New Technology: Canvas Fingerprinting

You are likely being tracked online by a sneaky, new technology that works without your consent, and can track you even if you...

Jul 23 2014, 7:51am CDT

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

If someone does something altruistic in security most stand up and applaud. But these days, such actions also tend to attract p...

Jul 16 2014, 6:10am CDT

AT&T customer records compromised

AT&T customer records compromised

More than 500 people affected...

Jun 15 2014, 1:07pm CDT

New OpenSSL Defects: Is this another Heartbleed?

New OpenSSL Defects: Is this another Heartbleed?

OpenSSL is the same software that recently hit the headlines for the Heartbleed vulnerability. The 6 software defects (details...

Jun 6 2014, 3:20am CDT

Target: A Moment Of Truth Is Just Days Away

Target: A Moment Of Truth Is Just Days Away

On June 11, when Target holds its annual meeting, shareholders will make a decision that could have far-reaching impact beyond...

Jun 4 2014, 8:21am CDT

19-Year-Old Canadian Arrested for Heartbleed Hack

19-Year-Old Canadian Arrested for Heartbleed Hack

The boy faces one count of Unauthorized Use of Computer and one count of Mischief in Relation to Data...

Apr 17 2014, 1:00pm CDT

How Heartbleed Happened, The NSA And Proof Heartbleed Can Do Real Damage

How Heartbleed Happened

Last week during the Heartbleed chaos I wrote two articles, one outlining how to stay safe and the other explaining what heartb...

Apr 14 2014, 9:11am CDT

NSA reportedly used Heartbleed to gather intelligence, Agency denies it

NSA reportedly used Heartbleed to gather intelligence, Agency denies it

A Bloomberg report earlier today said that the NSA intentionally kept the Heartbleed bug a secret in order to use it as a tool...

Apr 12 2014, 4:36am CDT

Target exec's departure puts spotlight on CIOs

NEW YORK (AP) — The departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data bre...

Mar 5 2014, 11:51pm CST

Security Statistics Show That We Need To Reinvent Enterprise IT

Often the conversation about the security of technology systems is parsed in terms that suggest the biggest risk vector comes f...

Mar 4 2014, 1:26pm CST

China's president heads cybersecurity body

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has put himself in charge of a new body to coordinate cybersecurity, in a sign of B...

Feb 27 2014, 11:01pm CST

Storing Data In Insecure Times

Storing Data In Insecure Times

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) session at the RSA Conference in San Francisco brought together proponents of standardized se...

Feb 27 2014, 2:31pm CST

New Virus Spreads Like The Common Cold - Via WiFi

It started in the laboratory of a university in England. An airborne virus was cultivated. One that could spread like the commo...

Feb 26 2014, 11:36am CST

Security Experts At RSA Decry Government Hacking

There’s an old expression, “I’ve met the enemy and he is us.” When it comes to cyber-security, “us” may just stand for “U.S.” I...

Feb 25 2014, 4:21pm CST

AP Exclusive: Health law cybersecurity challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, secu...

Feb 25 2014, 1:51pm CST

Unofficially Fixing Apple's 'Gotofail' Mess And How To Stay Safe

Many of you by now will have read about the Apple security issues in iOS and Mac OS X. Whilst we all wait patiently for Apple t...

Feb 24 2014, 6:06pm CST

Israeli's Cybereason: Sniffing for Malicious Operations

Israeli's Cybereason: Sniffing for Malicious Operations

Thankfully, in spite of the media buildup going into the Sochi Olympics of 2014, the Games looks like it will wrap up  wit...

Feb 21 2014, 3:51pm CST

Sumo Logic Delivers Enterprise Security Analytic Product

Sumo Logic is a company that has slowly and quietly been building credibility for its machine data platform. Essentially Sumo L...

Feb 21 2014, 11:21am CST

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target

Welcome to another installment in my cybersecurity for business owners series. Black Hat held a good webinar today on securing...

Feb 20 2014, 3:06pm CST

SANS Institute Report on Cyberthreat To Healthcare Industry

SANS Institute Report on Cyberthreat To Healthcare Industry

In light of last weeks cyber-attack on Forbes (here), the release of new cyberthreat report yesterday specifically for healthca...

Feb 20 2014, 2:06am CST

SD Elements--A Solution To The Web App Security Conundrum

The idea of web applications seems timeless, web apps have been around for a couple of decades already and yet we still keep he...

Feb 14 2014, 11:10am CST

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack

Yesterday, U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo noted that “uniform disclosure” requirements were needed for banking in...

Feb 7 2014, 12:15pm CST

How Secure is Your Health Data?

How Secure is Your Health Data?

By Julie Steele Dr. Andrew Litt, Chief Medical Officer at Dell, made a thoughtful blog post last week about the trade-offs inhe...

Feb 6 2014, 8:10am CST

Secure Your POS and Avoid a Target-Style Disaster

Secure Your POS and Avoid a Target-Style Disaster

An estimated 70 million consumers were affected by a data breach impacting Target’s POS systems over the holidays. For Target,...

Feb 4 2014, 1:02am CST

Yahoo Hacked And How To Protect Your Passwords

Yahoo Hacked And How To Protect Your Passwords

Yahoo yesterday announced that Yahoo mail has been hacked and that at this time it has confirmed a number of users e-mail accou...

Jan 31 2014, 5:30am CST

Get Ready for Your Next Generation Customers--Millennial Man

Survey Shows Most American Execs Are Out of Touch With IT?

Many American executives are out of touch with their IT department, putting them at risk for security issues and data loss. Whe...

Jan 29 2014, 11:50pm CST

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

The 22nd Winter Olympics are to be held in short time in Sochi, Russia. The news leading up to one of the world’s greatest spor...

Jan 29 2014, 5:07pm CST