Each year, IT faces an increase in targeted cyberattacks, more sophisticated and prepared attackers, a significant increase in DDoS attacks, and a growing number of hacker toolkits and black market trading sites for stolen data.
A collection of Trojans used since 2009 to steal data from government agencies, military contractors, media organizations and other companies is tied to cyberespionage malware linked to French intelligence agencies.
Security firm CrowdStrike on Tuesday presented another piece of evidence to support the argument that last year's devastating hacking attack on Sony Pictures was carried out by a group with ties to North Korea.
The Stuxnet computer worm used to sabotage the Iranian nuclear program was likely preceded by another sophisticated malware program called Fanny, which used some of the same exploits and spread through USB thumb drives.
Many enterprises are now migrating their internal data center infrastructure and business applications to the cloud. Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions makes it simple and easy to establish private connections to the cloud.
A Chinese hacking group infiltrated the Forbes.com site in November and used it to launch targeted attacks against website visitors from U.S. banking and defense companies, a cybersecurity company said.