These basic security tips will help protect you during the scam-filled holiday season.
Election hacking has become a key topic during this year's presidential elections, more so now that candidates and voters are being actively targeted by actors that are assumed to be acting with Russian support.
Can you really hack an election? Maybe, but that depends on your goals.
On Tuesday, Microsoft updated their Certificate Trust List (CTL) after the private key for xboxlive.com was leaked to the Web. The company didn't explain how the leak happened, but the exposed certificates were immediately revoked and replaced.
Microsoft and Symantec have touted taking down major botnets, but one expert calls their actions ineffective and aimed primarily at getting attention.
An AntiSec activist has been sentenced to ten years in U.S. federal prison for his attack on geopolitical intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting Inc.
McAfee says small and midsize businesses are suffering from a false sense of security, based on a recent study that showed a high degree of confidence that their data and devices were safe from attackers, despite industry research and evidence to the contrary.
The millennial generation, those of us who were born and raised alongside the Internet, should be wise enough to avoid account hijackings and other scams, but no. In fact, one out of four millennials have admitted to having at least once incident where an online account was hacked.
On Monday, Google announced a beta service that will offer DDoS protection to human rights organizations and media, in and effort to slow the amount of censorship that such attacks cause.
It's National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and security firm Rapid7 has released an awareness note focused on passwords, something that can either make or break a person's overall level of security.
NSA's director, General Keith Alexander, acknowledged some exaggeration of the figures that are used to support data collection programs.
Facebook has announced new changes to the way Graph Search discovers information, including the fact that status updates, photos, check-ins, and comments are now included in search results. This new stream of information offers criminals developing phishing campaigns all-new attack surfaces to exploit.
Microsoft alert says all supported versions of Internet Explorer contain a zero day vulnerability that is being actively targeted online, and 70 percent of Windows business users are impacted
In a study conducted by TNS Global for Halon, an email security service, 30 percent of those surveyed admitted they would open an email, even if they were aware that it contained a virus or was otherwise suspicious.
The Syrian Electronic Army hit multiple targets last week, including Twitter and the New York Times, and it should be a warning to other web businesses that remain at risk
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