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Honest pre-election costings would finally put a price on Turnbull’s FttN plan. Will the Coalition follow through, or will it use a post-election cost-benefit analysis to worm out of its long-held opposition to Labor’s network?
Dubbed ACAD/Medre.A, malware targets AutoCAD software, steals and sends files to e-mail accounts located in China, says security vendor ESET, which is working with Chinese firms to prevent further harvesting of data.
Six men arrested for distributing Android app that steals user info and swindles people of money in what is Japan's first police case involving distribution of mobile malware, report notes.
British and Canadian ministers argue that such online attacks done out of national interest or security to nullify an adversary can be viewed as an "insurance policy", according to report.
Trojan "most sophisticated cyber weapon" in market currently, but Verizon exec reckons its large file size and non-network-propagating nature means malware won't pose much of a threat globally.
Consumers not paying attention to growing threats to Apple's Mac platform, leading security vendors to warn such mindset "worrying" and industry needs to do more to educate them of risks.
Security readiness of Asian companies held back by low level of awareness and lack of frameworks, but strengthening of laws in region will help it catch up with the west, Chartis exec says.
In a pair of candid blog posts, a member of Oxford's network security staff says the Flashback malware episode is the worst they've seen since the Blaster worm of 2003. And Apple is "making minimal effort" and "putting customers at risk."
Worm detected 220 million times worldwide in past two and a half years--increasing by more than 225 percent since start of 2009--spreading mostly through weak and stolen passwords, report finds.
newsmaker Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen says some female stereotypes are an edge for her in the security field, such as being "detail-minded", and shares biggest security threat she faced in her more than 20 years in the business.
Apple releases patch Thursday to curb Flashback malware, but one analyst says platform likely to come under "deep scrutiny" by cybercriminals and this could lead to more attacks in future.
update Consumerization of IT, and increase and improvement of Web malware are latest trends that will open doors to cybercriminals, user education needed for mitigation, market watcher states.
Industry opinions differ, with one camp highlighting need to focus on data amid growing adoption of cloud services and another pointing instead to handsets since threats vary with various platforms.
What is a Raspberry Pi, and why is it so deliciously priced? Is the new Conficker worm coming for your PC? What is Vodafone's network guarantee, and why are we all enemies of the internet?
Android still need better payment systems and hardware support, app developers say, even as Google's operating system grows its market dominance.
Antivirus vendors may face more pressure to drop prices, but new opportunities emerging for them in less saturated areas of security market, analysts say.
Transaction-signing tokens help mitigate emerging social engineering attacks, observers say, with one adding that banks should continue investing in security systems refresh.
Affected vendors should be truthful and provide customers timely updates and advice to keep IT systems' safe as companies that handle such incidents well could enhance reputations, observers say.
Security vendor urges users to temporarily stop using its pcAnywhere offering until update is released, as malicious hackers with access to leaked source code can identify vulnerabilities and build new exploits.
Database giant has fixed 78 different holes across most of its major product line.
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