Kaspersky Lab says it "inadvertently" scooped up classified U.S. documents and code from an NSA analyst's home computer, but suggests it wasn't the conduit by which the material ended up in Russian hands. It claims that the computer was riddled with malware.
What started as robust debates over social media among computer security professionals has turned into a drawn-out, bitter battle that has found its way into the Australian courts. The disputes highlight how those who foresake polite debate for legal battles may find themselves being called to account.
Since last year, North Korean hackers have been targeting businesses in the financial services, aerospace and telecommunications sectors by exploiting a remote administration tool, or RAT, according to an alert issued Tuesday by the United States Computer Emergency Response Team.
A top DHS cybersecurity official says she has seen no conclusive evidence that Russian-owned Kaspersky Lab's security software had been exploited to breach federal information systems. Jeanette Manfra told a House panel most agencies have complied with a directive to stop using Kaspersky software.
In a world of constant data breaches, where all consumer PII data is exposed, financial institutions are seeking innovative ways to authenticate customers, verify identity and prevent account takeover. This is leading to investment in a world of innovative authentication methods but that also means FIs find themselves...
All U.S. publicly traded companies should review how they internally disseminate breach information and expect to see revised cybersecurity guidance, says William Hinman, the director of corporation finance for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Security practitioners must do a much better job of prioritizing their investments based on the most significant risks their organizations face, says Zulfikar Ramzan, chief technology officer at RSA, who offers insights on "fighting the right battle."
The former CEO of Yahoo, which has had 3 billion records exposed in a 2013 data breach, testified at a Senate hearing that it's tough for any corporation to defend against nation-state backed cyberattacks. That led senators to grill Marissa Mayer about the security steps Yahoo had taken.
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Equifax says four senior executives - including its CFO - did not know the company had suffered one of the worst breaches in history when they collectively sold about $1.8 million worth of shares. Equifax's board found that 12 days elapsed before the first of the four learned about the hack.
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Microsoft Office 365 is so ubiquitous-with more than 100 million monthly active subscribers-that it's almost become part of our identities. Cybercriminals have taken notice-and Office 365 has become a breeding ground for an increasing number of highly sophisticated attacks.
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The U.S. Justice Department has identified at least six members of the Russian government that investigators believe orchestrated last year's hack of Democratic National Committee computers and dumping of stolen information and may file charges next year, the Wall Street Journal reports.