Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Hackers Leverage Russian Government Malware

Sentinel Labs researchers say the malware is so hard to detect it's 'virtually invisible.'

68 Percent of Employees Expose Critical Corporate Data by Mistake

That's happening even though 65 percent say it's their responsibility to protect that data.

IT Pros Report Surge in Concern About Ransomware

73 percent of respondents to a recent survey said they're very or extremely concerned about the impact of ransomware, up from 48 percent in January.

73 Percent of IT Staff Currently Have Unresolved Network Events

Forty-five percent of IT staff say they monitor network and application performance manually instead of using network monitoring tools.

Trusteer Warns of New Kronos Banking Trojan

The malware is currently being offered for sale online for $7,000 -- or $1,000 for a one-week trial.

LastPass Acknowledges Two Security Flaws

Researchers at UC Berkeley alerted the company to the flaws, and also found vulnerabilities in three competing solutions.

NCA, FBI, Europol Take Down Shylock Banking Malware

The malware, which was first uncovered in 2011, has infected more than 30,000 Windows PCs worldwide.

67 Percent of Critical Infrastructure Providers Were Breached Last Year

Still, only 28 percent say security is one of their organization's top five strategic priorities.

Laptop Thefts Expose Personal, Medical, Financial Data

A brokerage firm, a health district, a retirement community, a hospital and an oil change franchisee were all recently hit.

HotelHippo Shuts Down In Response to Vulnerability Disclosure

Site owner HotelStayUK says the security flaws were 'obviously completely unacceptable.'

Physical Location of Data Will Be Irrelevant By 2020

'The future will be hybrid,' says Gartner research vice president Carsten Casper.

Tutanota Encrypted Email Service Launches

'Email encryption is the best tool to stop mass surveillance on the Internet,' says company co-founder Matthias Pfau.

Most IT Pros Don't Know Where All Corporate Data Resides

Just 16 percent of IT and IT security professionals know the location of all of their sensitive structured data.

Dragonfly Cyber Attacks Breach Western Energy Companies

Symantec researchers say the campaign 'bears the hallmarks of a state-sponsored operation.'

163,000 Affected by Butler University Data Breach

Names, birthdates, Social Security numbers and bank account information may have been accessed.

World Cup Security Team Accidentally Reveals Wi-Fi Password

A photo published in a Brazilian newspaper clearly showed the network's SSID and password.

File Sharing Apps Pose a Significant Data Breach Threat

Forty-six percent of senior IT pros say data is leaking from their companies due to the use of file sharing services.

IT Managers Are Overconfident About Insider Breaches

While 63 percent think it's easy to govern access rights, 42 percent admit they aren't able to monitor or prevent insider breaches.

Researchers Uncover Crucial Security Flaw in Google Play

Columbia University's Jason Nieh and Nicolas Viennot found thousands of secret keys being stored in app software.

Yo Hacked, Hires Hacker

While the attack exposed some flaws in the app, Yo has exploded in popularity since the breach.

Code Spaces Destroyed by Cyber Attack

A hacker deleted most of the company's data, backups, machine configurations and offsite backups.

Security Researchers Warn of New Dyre Banking Trojan

The malware, also called Dyreza, is designed to bypass SSL and steal login credentials.

Email Breaches Expose Over 37,000 People's Data at California Colleges

Names, Social Security numbers and birthdates were exposed, along with a variety of other information.

Hackers Breach Domino's Pizza, Demand Ransom

The hackers claim to have stolen more than half a million customers' names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and passwords.

ATT Customer Info Exposed by Third Party Data Breach

An undisclosed number of customers' Social Security numbers and birthdates were accessed.