Police have known for years that predators comb the websites of Craigslist or Backpage in search of youngsters. But with the expansion of wireless Internet availability, those same predators are now using “apps” on smartphones and tablets to find victims.
Hackers have struck at least two Swedish government-affiliated websites, shutting down one of them in a denial-of-service attack and leaving links to profane messages on the other.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is offering a strong finale to National Cybersecurity Awareness month with its the third annual National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workshop, Oct. 30 through Nov. 1, at its Gaithersburg, Md., campus.
After a week-long boot camp, Frank Bentz, chief information security officer at Sandy Spring Bank, emerged with a new title: Certified Ethical Hacker.
Just because someone claiming to be the Iranian Cyber Army claims responsibility in a Pastebin post for a targeted attack doesn't necessarily mean they did it — nor that the group boasting about the attack is really the so-called Iranian Cyber Army.
The suspect claimed never to have had contact with the victim. Royal Canadian Mounted Police forensics experts in Saskatchewan suspected the two had been in touch through Facebook, but despite searching the suspect’s computer hard drive they had been unable to find evidence.
The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Cyber Crime Unit, now three detectives strong, hosted a meet and greet for information technology specialists from the area at the office's warehouse on Odom Street in Alexandria, La.
The White House has confirmed it was subject to a cyberattack, that saw one of the most secure networks in the world almost attacked by hackers.
The government’s technology can receive a bad rap — too slow, too big, too outdated. Technology contractors rarely have the cache of consumer-oriented firms such as Apple and Google. But in the cybersecurity field, that paradigm may be turned on its head.
A local company in Franklin, Ohio is recovering critical data from cellphones and computers that can be critical to police investigations and court cases.
The demand for cybersecurity professionals far outstrips the supply of these highly skilled workers in the Washington area, a dynamic which experts and recruiters say is driving up compensation for qualified individuals and fueling fierce competition among employers to land top talent.
Emerging details about the e-mails show how social engineering — long favored by con artists, identity thieves and spammers — has become one of the leading threats to government and corporate networks in cyberspace.
Cybercrime fighting association APWG is hosting an unprecedented summit of global authorities this fall in Puerto Rico.
Adobe has warned that an internal server with access to its digital certificate code signing infrastructure was hacked by "sophisticated threat actors" engaged in "highly targeted attacks."
The U.S. Cyber Command's top intelligence officer has accused China of persistent efforts to pierce Pentagon computer networks and said a proposal was moving forward to boost the cyber command in the U.S. military hierarchy.