An "overwhelming cyber-threat environment" has caused cyber-security professionals to feel less secure in their ability to detect threats, according to network security company Tenable.
Final scheduled security update for Android in 2016 brings a long list of security fixes including 11 critical flaws.
NEWS ANALYSIS: With the possibility that fake news may have impacted the U.S. presidential election, people are giving a new look to a relatively old type of operation—propaganda and misinformation.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The rules of traditional warfare don't apply in the world of cyber war, even to the point where it's hard to tell if the war has actually started or with whom you're fighting.
New release of CA Identity Suite provides pre-configured policy templates to help organizations manage and deploy secure identity services.
New Customer Key Server (CKS) enables organizations to manage their own cryptographic keys for Virtru's cloud email encryption service.
Over 800,00 domains have been seized, sinkholed or blocked in global effort to takedown Avalanche botnet that was infecting up to 500,000 users every day.
Wiper malware first seen in attacks back in 2012 evolves in new attacks targeting victims in the Middle East.
Mozilla moves quickly to fix vulnerability that was being actively exploited in attacks against Tor Browser, which is based on Firefox.
The Node.js Foundation is set to oversee the Node.js Security Project in an effort to consolidate and improve security for the popular open-source application programming framework.
Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies allegedly find images spreading ransomware on social media sites, but Facebook calls their research "incorrect."
The new Helix platform will become the core of FireEye's product offerings integrating intelligence and visibility tools that will help improve security operation.
NEWS ANALYSIS: You’re not paranoid. Cyber-criminals really are after your company’s money and its data and they won’t stop at anything to get it.
While some security experts advocate for faster security disclosure, Cisco's Talos research group is extending its disclosure timeline from 60 to 90 days.
The IT security business reached an important tipping point in 2016, due in large part to the ubiquity of online-connected devices, which provide many more attack surfaces to hackers. This fall, internet of things devices were hijacked to amplify the scale of a distributed denial-of-service attack that slowed access to popular websites including Twitter, Reddit and Spotify. Meanwhile, stolen emails and computer documents were used in an attempt to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In addition, ransomware is becoming prevalent, highlighted by the growing number of high-value targeted ransom cases. These and similar attacks have had serious impacts on enterprises and nonprofits alike. The continuing effects of this lackluster security trend and the speed of change area like nothing we’ve seen previously. Innovation in security continues, but is it developing fast enough to counteract or mitigate the problems noted above? Most security professionals say no. This eWEEK slide show, with industry insight from Derek Manky, global security strategist at security software and services provider Fortinet, examines the outlook in security for 2017.