Social engineering helped renowned former hacker Kevin Mitnick break into so many computer systems that he ended up on the FBI's most wanted list. Now, the information security expert shares his tips on how to protect against some of the most effective techniques.
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An unknown group is demanding payment in Bitcoins to preempt denial-of-service attacks.
A new transparency project has mined LinkedIn to create a database of the US intelligence community - complete with codewords.
A new bill aims to prevent the government from using a loophole that allows it to snoop on Americans' private data, in spite of the Fourth Amendment.
The computer maker issued a patch to prevent hackers exploiting an update app.
Military cyber warfare capabilities have been developed in the shadows. To prevent a dangerous arms race it's time to shine a light on them.
The deal will boost AVG's security services portfolio with new mobile offerings including the popular HideMyAss! proxy service.
The new unit's creation is the response to rising numbers of identity theft through hacking.
Researchers claim that most cyberattackers targeting SAP applications use one of three major cyberattack vectors.
Woolworths is going to leverage customer data sets to help it make decisions across its entire business as part of a new three-year strategy the company plans to execute.
Facebook has the channel (not to mention billions of eyeballs) for the ads, while IBM has the big data crunching power to determine (and potentially sway) the results.
A federal appeals court said citizens have "no expectation of privacy" when a third-party company holds data, such as cell phone records.
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Attempts to detect or analyze Rombertik trigger wiped hard drives and computer system destruction in response.
The group of experts said that forcing the shutdown of internet access can "never be justified" under international human rights laws.
Did anyone wonder why the feds aren't screaming blind fury from the rooftops?
Free Android apps often hit external sites for advertising data. But one app touching 2,000 different sites? That's not ideal, note researchers with an app of their own to raise awareness.
Data protection vendor reveals plans to embark on joint initiatives with Singapore's R&D agency, A*Star, when it officially launches its research facility in the country by June 2015.
The Freedom Act is seen by many as the last chance to get a bill through Congress reining in the NSA's vast dragnet. But some privacy groups say the effort doesn't go far enough.
The former NSA official turned whistleblower said, among other things, a greater threat exists to Americans' privacy than the controversial Patriot Act.