Network Security 

60 Percent of Enterprises Were Breached by Social Engineering Attacks in 2016

And 65 percent of those attacks compromised employees' login credentials, a recent survey found.

Half of IT Pros Are More Worried About Insider Threats Than External Ones

The leading concern regarding insider threats is malware installed by careless employees, a recent survey found.

900,000 Deutsche Telekom Routers Disabled by Massive Cyber Attack

The routers were 'affected by an attack from outside,' the company said.

36 Percent of IT Pros Say Loss of Data in the Cloud Would be Catastrophic

And 14 percent said it would cost them their jobs, a recent survey found.

Almost a Third of Americans Won't Shop Online Due to Security Concerns

And another 14 percent said they're unlikely to do so, a recent survey found.

Over 97 Percent of All Phishing Emails Deliver Ransomware

And 82 percent of email servers are misconfigured, recent research discovered.

Over 18 Percent of Docs in File Sharing Apps Contain Sensitive Data

And 9.3 percent of files shared externally contain sensitive data, a recent survey found.

10 Top Rootkit Scanners

Researchers Demo Citywide Bricking Attack via IoT Malware

The proof-of-concept worm could jump from one smart bulb to another via ZigBee wireless connectivity.

77 Percent of Ransomware Attacks Successfully Bypass Email Filtering

And 95 percent bypass firewalls, a recent survey found.

Top 5 Rootkit Threats and How to Root Them out

Rootkits are tough to detect and tough to eradicate, making them an especially tricky security threat.

Massive DDoS Attacks Disable Internet Access Throughout Liberia

The attacks exceeded 500 Gbps.

Vulnerable Voting Machines Yet Another IoT Device to Secure

The growth of internet-connected devices, including voting machines, means security pros must pay more attention to software vulnerability management.

FireEye CEO Stakes Growth on Multiple Deployment Options

FireEye added 287 new customers and fired some 350 employees in its fiscal third quarter, seeing 13 percent year-over-year growth in revenue.

43 Percent of IT Pros Say Cyber Attacks That Hit Their Companies Were Preventable

21 percent say the breaches could have been prevented if security policies were better communicated to employees.

73 Percent of Security Pros Aren't Using Threat Intelligence Data Effectively

Just 46 percent say they're using threat data at all in deciding how to respond to malicious activity.

Australian Red Cross Data Breach Exposes 550,000 Blood Donors' Personal Information

Names, genders, email addresses, phone numbers and birthdates were exposed by a third party vendor.

4 Essential IoT Security Best Practices

With IoT security top of mind in the wake of recent IoT-based attacks, here are four tips on improving your Internet of Things security measures.

Schneider Electric Patches Major ICS Vulnerability

The flaw was discovered almost six months ago by researchers at Indegy Labs.

Two-Thirds of Americans Think They're Tech Savvy... But They're Not

64 percent of U.S. consumers think they're always safe sharing personal data on a major retail or social networking site.

Major DDoS Attack Disables Websites Across the U.S.

The attack on Dyn's managed DNS services hit sites ranging from CNN to Twitter.

Massive Weebly Data Breach Exposes Over 43 Million Users' Info

The exposed data includes email addresses and/or user names, IP addresses and encrypted passwords.

Nuix Aims to Deliver Security Insight

Chris Pogue, CISO of Nuix, explains how by understanding hacker activities, risks can be minimized for enterprises. [VIDEO] 



Startup Spotlight: Sift Science's Fraud Prevention Platform

Startup Sift Science wants to take fraud prevention to the next level with its platform powered by machine learning.

Vera Bradley Acknowledges Point-of-Sale Breach

The retailer was notified by law enforcement of a 'potential data security issue' on September 15.