The sophistication of threats has risen dramatically since 2010 with the discovery of Red October, Flame, MiniFlame, Gauss, Stuxnet, Duqu, Shamoon and Wiper, among others.
Imperva's system analyzes attack patterns detected hitting the networks of participating customers.
A 35-year-old Dutchman was arrested Thursday in Spain, as part of an investigation into a large-scale DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack that targeted a spam-fighting organization called the Spamhaus Project in March
A recently patched Java remote-code execution vulnerability is already being exploited by cybercriminals in mass attacks to infect computers with scareware, security researchers warn.
Even though the majority of data breaches continue to be the result of financially motivated cybercriminal attacks, cyberespionage activities are also responsible for a significant number of data theft incidents, according to a report released Tuesday by Verizon.
The U.S. House of Representatives moved closer Wednesday toward the passage of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), despite concerns that the cyberthreat information-sharing bill will allow Web-based companies to share a wide amount of customer information with government agencies.
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small businesses due to their less sophisticated defenses, according to a new report from Symantec.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called defending against cyberattacks a major part of maintaining security in Asia, and said Washington is forming working groups with China and Japan to address the issue.
Critics of a cyberthreat sharing bill say that a U.S. House of Representatives committee failed to make the changes necessary to allay fears about government surveillance.
Many large companies report to the SEC that Internet intruders cause little damage to their operations.