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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 7/17/2018
A mobile malware attack is targeting iPhone users in India by tricking them into downloading open source, mobile device management (MDM) software that can take control of the smartphone and reveal personal data, as well as location, according to a new report.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/17/2018
Researchers from Virginia Tech, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and Microsoft Research have come up with a way to mess with the GPS directional systems in a car. The type of spoofing attack means that a false route will supplant the one derived by the car's navigation system.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 7/13/2018
The US Justice Department, along with the Special Counsel's Office led by former FBI Director Robert Muller, have indicted 12 Russian nationals, charging them with running an elaborate espionage campaign that hacked the networks of the Democratic National Committee and the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton in 2016.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 7/13/2018
The cloud became an increasingly popular target in the first half of this year for cybercriminals looking to do everything from stealing data to siphoning compute power to mine cryptocurrencies, according to cybersecurity software provider Check Point Technologies.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/13/2018
Organizations have come to realize that their security is improved when technically competent people examine their products for vulnerabilities.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 7/12/2018
Asia has become a major field of play for a growing number of advanced persistent threat (APT) operations run by a mix of well-known and new bad actors, according to threat researchers with Kaspersky Lab.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 7/11/2018
With a little searching, along with $10, anyone searching the dark web earlier this year could buy access to the security and building automation systems for a major international airport.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/11/2018
The attack against Ticketmaster that came to light at the end of June is bigger than initially perceived. Thought to be a relatively simple compromise of one of their service providers, RiskIQ has found that the Ticketmaster exploit was just a symptom of a far wider theft ring.
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Carol Wilson Editor-at-large, | 7/11/2018
With its acquisition of AlienVault, AT&T is gaining significant new insight into threat detection and management, as well as a ready-made security service for small to midsized businesses.
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