The Hajime botnet is nearly 300,000 strong, making it a latent threat nearly as powerful as the notorious Mirai botnet that devastated some high-profile websites last fall, leading some to think the internet had been broken.
The U.S. Air Force is seeking vetted hackers to probe its public Web sites while a top Pentagon official is considering a similar program to test sensor networks used for HVAC and other physical systems.
Ransomware is rampant. And a SOURCE Boston 2017 panel agreed one of the major reasons is a lack of communication: It is under-reported, there is not enough information sharing about it, and not enough public awareness.
The new release of the OWASP Top 10 list is out from the Open Web Application Security Project, and while most of it remains the same there are a couple of new additions, focusing on protections for web applications and APIs
The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average fee to free computers hit with the notorious infection rose to $1077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.
Verizon released its tenth annual breach report this morning, and cyberespionage and ransomware were the big gainers in 2016. Cyberspionage accounted for 21 percent of cases analyzed, up from 13 percent last year, and was the most...
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