Agency cybersecurity teams have not been accepted by IT shops as full partners in the job of supporting agency missions and as a result are falling farther behind in efforts to detect and block threats, said security analyst Mischel Kwon.
Uncovering Syrian Hackers
It’s the question of the moment inside the murky realm of cybersecurity: Just who — or what — is the Syrian Electronic Army?
Lawmakers Introduce Bill Requiring Court Order to Seize Phone Records
In the wake of the AP scandal, in which federal investigators obtained the phone records of journalists using only a subpoena, four lawmakers have introduced legislation in the House that would prevent federal agencies from seizing any phone records without a court order.
Romanian Hacker Aims to Protect World's ATMs
Lulzsec Hackers Sentenced
The four British Lulzsec hackers — Mustafa "tflow" al-Bassam, Ryan "kayla" Ackroyd, Jake "topiary" Davis, and Ryan "ViraL" Cleary — have been sentenced to between 20 and 32 months in jail for crimes committed during Lulzsec's
The Trick to Detecting Poison Ivy RAT and Other Stealthy Malware
Hackers have become adept at modifying malicious code to avoid detection by signature-based security tools so that even well-known malware such as the Poison Ivy Remote Access Tool can slip past defenses.