Decrease in hacked records points to craftier attacks, not better security

Decrease in hacked records points to craftier attacks, not better security

An InfoWorld article summarizes the Verizon 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report(DBIR) and shows that – surprise! – the attackers are …

SecurID Suffers Data Security Breach

RSA, one of the pioneering companies of information security and the creator of SecurID technology in use by thousands of …

Auto makers have some work to do securing passive keyless entry and start systems

For as little as $100, equipment can be obtained off-the-shelf and configured to sniff the codes used by these automobile systems.

Senate bill to require minimum cybersecurity standards for internet

RT @itsecnews: Infosecurity (US): Senate bill would require minimum cybersecurity standards for internet … http://bit.ly/hV3P15 Tweet

Latest Stuxnet variant uses encryption to evade analysis

Latest Stuxnet variant evermore capable. Ecrypted bot communication makes it near impossible to analyse how it’s working. http://ow.ly/3nfhC Tweet

Paying ransom for your… files.

New malware encrypts your files and demands cash to decrypt them. Recommendation: encrypt your kids before they can! http://ow.ly/3m7r9 Tweet

Image and audio files = attack vector

Didn’t know image, audio & video files were this exploitable. Check out “Malware goes to the movies”: http://ow.ly/3ljNj Kudos @ayampolskiy …

If the IRS emails you saying your payment failed: you’ve been hacked

Day-in-the-life of a bankbot. I rec’d the email this article refers to. I wonder who in my 7 degrees is …

New variants mean more work for security researchers

Researcher workload just doubled with discovery of new variant of ZeuS Zbot malware. http://ow.ly/3jOac Tweet

Definition: honeypot

A honeypot is a computer or virtual machine that has no actual production use, other than to act as fly …