Across the nation, private foundations are increasingly being tapped to provide police with technology and weaponry that — were it purchased with public money — would come under far closer scrutiny.
It’s easy to see how forensics used during a cyberattack investigation are similar to those used in a physical crime scene.
The sophisticated electronic components that are making modern cars safer, greener, and smarter are also making them dangerously vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Digital forensics firm Cellebright has moved from copying contacts on mobile phones to digital forensics, helping police collar the bad guys along the way.
In an interview with ISMG, Garet Moravec, an independent security consultant, offers a hypothetical example of thwarting Chinese hackers trying to breach a defense contractor's systems to pilfer designs on a jet fighter by using a honeypot, a trap containing fake information that's designed to look like part of a network.
Banks are fighting an uphill battle to protect themselves and their client accounts from cyber attacks, and the sometimes careless use of social media by customers and staff isn't making the fight any easier.
From the researchers that brought you BEAST and CRIME comes another attack against Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), one of the protocols that's used to secure Internet traffic from eavesdroppers both government and criminal.
It's not just big businesses like JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too.
Snapsaved.com, a website which allows users to save images sent via Snapchat, claims that hackers had breached its servers and made off with some 500 megabytes of photographs.
A group of cyber spies targeted the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Ukrainian and Polish government agencies, and a variety of sensitive European industries over the last year, in some cases using a previously unknown flaw in Windows systems to infiltrate targets, according to a research report.
The Mayhem botnet is here to wreak, well, mayhem — and it’s using the Shellshock vulnerability to do it with fresh purpose.
Dropbox has denied that they have been hacked, and that the login credentials leaked by a unknown individual on Pastebin are those of Dropbox users.
A class of coding vulnerabilities could allow attackers to fool Windows system administrators into running malicious code because of a simple omission: quotation marks.
Mobile messaging company Snapchat blamed third-party software apps for possible security lapses that may have led to its users' private photos being at risk of online publication by hackers.
First via a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and then via a press release, Sears Holding Corporation has confirmed a month-old breach that affected POS systems at its Kmart stores.