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Dakota county is creating the first local Electronic Crimes Task Force based in Minnesota. Ten agencies — nine city police departments and the sheriff’s office — will participate in the group, which will begin operating next month.
Google has blacklisted more than 11,000 domains involved in the latest malware campaign from SoakSoak.ru. But, the impact is apparently much larger: it seems to be affecting most hosts across the WordPress hosting spectrum, according to researchers.
Criminal hackers are actively exploiting the critical shellshock vulnerability to install a self-replicating backdoor on a popular line of storage systems, researchers have warned.
Seventy-six percent of organizations in the U.S. and U.K. have suffered a DNS attack, with 49 percent experiencing one in the past 12 months, according to Cloudmark.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms and educational institutions, according to a confidential agency document.
SiQuest was voted "Industry Innovator 2014" by SC Magazine under the category of Analysis and Testing for the evaluation and performance of their new Internet Examiner® Toolkit forensic software.
Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Universidad de Málaga (UMA) have collaborated with the consulting and technology company Indra on the development of a new advanced simulator of training in cybersecurity, a system that teaches users how to carry out computer forensics, prevent cyber attacks and learn techniques of cyber defense.
Early on the chilly morning of February 10, just above the casino floor, the offices of the world’s largest gaming company were gripped by chaos. Computer engineers at Las Vegas Sands Corp. raced to figure out what was happening. Within an hour, they had a diagnosis: Sands was under a withering cyber attack.
A sophisticated malware campaign that has compromised numerous industrial control systems (ICS) environments using a variant of the BlackEnergy malware appears to be targeting internet-connected human-machine interfaces (HMIs).
Phyllis Schneck's job as deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security should get a bit easier when President Obama, as expected, signs FISMA reform legislation that passed Congress this week.
The UK Government is launching a Child Abuse Image Database. It is a landmark project for law enforcement. Never before has UK law enforcement had such a sophisticated method of sharing and matching critical case data, logging visual evidence and analyzing digital media.
A highly advanced, multi-layered advanced persistent threat (APT) is targeting individuals in strategic positions: Executives in important businesses such as oil, finance and engineering, military officers, embassy personnel and government officials. And it’s spreading.
The studio behind the “Spider-Man” franchise and “The Social Network” has taken technological counter-measures to disrupt downloads of its most sensitive information, which were exposed when a hacking attack crippled its systems in late November.
The Oakland police department and city websites were offline on Wednesday and activist hackers from the Anonymous collective who threatened to take action against law enforcement over the Bay Area demonstrations claimed responsibility for the outage.
The pipeline was outfitted with sensors and cameras to monitor every step of its 1,099 miles from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean. The blast that blew it out of commission didn’t trigger a single distress signal. For western intelligence agencies, the blowout was a watershed event.