With Spark, retailers and payment processors now have a new strain of malware to be concerned about.
Small web sites have to contend with a greater proportion of traffic from nonhuman bots. But large sites pose a bigger target for automated attacks, finds web security firm Incapsula’s latest bot study.
NEWS ANALYSIS: New-gen IT is a tradeoff: speed and ease of use rates over clunkier, slower, more tedious -- but safer -- methods of sending data from Point A to B.
Affected are Coolpad Android phones sold in China, which come from the factory loaded with a backdoor that can download unwanted or malicious software without user intervention.
Businesses will need to grapple with the deluge of data generated by the Internet of things and pay closer attention to cyber-security in the year ahead, according to the software giant.
A security vendor alleges there's a vulnerability in the Linux kernel. Developers disagree, but ironically an unrelated critical bug was found.
The company releases an updated alpha version of its End-to-End Chrome extension to the GitHub code hosting service.
Google hopes that the warnings it sends to Chrome browser users will encourage websites to move to the secure HTTP protocol.
Almost 90 percent of firms have suffered an attack against their domain-name system infrastructure, and nearly half have detected data leaving their network through DNS.
CEO Corey Thomas, whose goal is to help companies manage their global IT security exposure, explains what Rapid7 is doing with the money to help secure IT.
System administrators who have not patched their storage servers for the Shellshock flaw may have given online attackers a backdoor into their network.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The next major standard for payment security goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2015, but it's missing some critical items.
Over 100,000 WordPress sites have been infected by vulnerable third-party plug-in that many may not even realize they are running, and that number is growing.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Reports claim Pirate Bay has been 'resurrected,' but it's more of a zombie ship than not, now. Clones appear to be in abundance.
Docker 1.3.3 provides security updates although Red Hat doesn't consider the issues serious.