The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should stop mobile messaging service WhatsApp from sharing user data with parent company Facebook in violation of earlier privacy promises, several privacy and digital rights groups said.
Technology has considerable potential to make the world better, but those benefits are far from guaranteed. Plenty of downsides can pop up along the way, and some of them have Turing Award winners especially worried.
By now, not only security professionals, but also many knowledge workers and consumers are well aware of the insidious nature of ransomware. As its name implies, ransomware is malicious software that holds data files hostage pending
The first of a two-part series on IT certifications' multifaceted contribution to a prosperous, secure career in technology's busiest and most promising sectors and senior management in any enterprise.
Over the past two years, Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes have caused at least $3.1 billion in total losses to approximately 22,000 enterprises around the world, according to the latest figures from the FBI. Since January 2015,
When Yahoo said on Thursday that data from at least 500 million user accounts had been hacked, it wasn't just admitting to a huge failing in data security -- it was admitting to the biggest hack the world has ever seen.
Effectively thwarting modern malware and targeted attacks requires a new level of integration and coordination among traditional domain-level controls and next-generation, centralized security analysis, correlation, and management
In just a few years, the industry has experienced a data paradigm shift. Most organizations now must deal with massive amounts of incoming data, in various forms, ranging from structured information in the form of databases and lists...
Cybercriminal activities have always involved the abuse of legitimate online tools and services. Examples of these activities come in many forms and can be found everywhere-from using vulnerabilities in software, websites, and web
The cost of complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation might seem like something best deferred until it enters force in 2018 -- but working on compliance could boost profit, not reduce it, say some vendors....
More than 840,000 Cisco networking devices from around the world are affected by a recently discovered vulnerability that's similar to one exploited by a hacking group believed to be linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.