LATEST NEWS

Report Examines Relative Security of Web Programming Languages (April 18, 2014)

A report from WhiteHat Security says that vulnerabilities in ASP remain unfixed longer than vulnerabilities in other programming languages.......

Malware Steals Apple ID Credentials from Jailbroken iOS Devices (April 21, 2014)

Malware detected in the wild steals Apple ID credentials from jailbroken iPhones and iPads.......

Deltek Breach May be Part of Larger Investigation (April 21, 2014)

A month ago, Deltek acknowledged that a data security breach of its systems compromised sensitive data belonging to approximately 80,000 federal contractor employees.......

UK File-Sharing Site Closes Over Threats of Jail Time for Operators (April 21, 2014)

A UK file-sharing site known for offering links to sporting events has shut down after authorities threatened to jail the site's operators.......

Firmware Fix for Wireless Router Flaw Hides But Does Not Close Backdoor (April 21, 2014)

Just months after a researcher found, late last year, a backdoor in numerous models of wireless DSL routers, the same researcher has discovered that a patch issued to address the problem does not actually fix the vulnerability; it just hides it.......

Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Exercise Highlights Need to Improve Information Sharing (April 21, 2014)

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has released details about CyberRX, a healthcare cybersecurity drill held earlier this month.......

GAO Report Instructs SEC to Address Security Issues in its Systems (April 18, 2014)

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) says the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) needs to address several security issues in its systems.......

SEC CIO Responds to GAO Report (April 18, 2014)

SEC CIO Thomas Bayer admits that the commission could have kept a closer eye on IT work being done by contractors.......

Heartbleed Exploited to Bypass Multifactor Authentication (April 18 & 21, 2014)

Network security company Mandiant says that attackers managed to breach a walled-off virtual private network (VPN) by exploiting the Heartbleed bug.......

Microsoft Reissues Antimalware Engine Update (April 18, 2014)

Microsoft has re-issued its antimalware engine and signatures to fix a problem "that may have caused interrupted service for some customers using Microsoft security products.......

Researchers Say Heartbleed Not Exploited Before Disclosure (April 16, 2014)

According to researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Heartbleed bug was not exploited before it was disclosed.......