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.
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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 Travelers insurance company is offering free risk assessment advice from Symantec as a way to help lower their liability and get lower premiums.
Synack gets $21.25 million in Series C funding from Microsoft, HPE and Singtel to hire more white-hat hackers and expand its territory.
Industrial control systems (ICS) that run the valves and switches in factories may suffer from inherent weaknesses that cropped up only after they were installed and the networks they were attached to became more widely connected.
Fortinet has rolled out a new version of its FortiOS operating system that gives customers the ability to manage security capabilities across their cloud assets and software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) environments.
SlashNext, a startup formed by a former FireEye engineer, uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect and prevent threats from causing harm.
A cycle of increasing new malware is well underway and could last the rest of this year if a trend established over the past two years continues.
Corporate security pros can add a new task to their busy days: handling panicky employees worried about privacy who are using the onion router (Tor) browser as a way to protect their online activity.
McAfee has officially spun out from Intel, dumping the name Intel Security and under new majority ownership that has deep pockets to help the company more aggressively acquire technology via mergers and acquisitions to supplement its home-grown innovations.
Users of Azure cloud services have a new option for stopping the misuse of privileges as well as managing vulnerabilities through an alliance with Beyond Trust.
More and more attackers are carrying out their work without using malware so they can evade detection by traditional, file-based security platforms, which presents a tough problem for security pros trying to defend against them.
The FBI warns that attackers are targeting vulnerable FTP servers used by small medical and dental offices as a way to obtain medical records and other personal information.
Smartphones are by far the most popular target of mobile malware, and the infection rate is soaring, according to new research by Nokia.
When ransomware criminals lock up files and demand payment to decrypt them, don’t pay but be prepared with backup.