PCI Standard's Multi-factor Authentication Mandate Delayed 'Til 2018
The October deadline for compliance has been extended for SSL/TLS migration (July 2018) and MFA (1 Feb. 2018).
FBI Warns of Keyloggers Disguised as USBs
Disguised as innocent USB drives or phone chargers, these gadgets are uploading all input typed into a keyboard by the user.
Hillary Clinton Found at Fault Over Email Security in Audit
Auditors found that Clinton broke with federal standards and left sensitive material potentially vulnerable to hackers while Secretary of State.
Carding Site ‘Owner’ Extradited After Making Millions
Macedonian accused of operating Codeshop.su now in US custody
Swift CEO Promises Greater Info Sharing After Bank Cyber Heists
Transfer messaging network sets out five-point plan to improve security
UK Government Agrees to Snoopers’ Charter Review
David Anderson will look into proposed bulk data collection powers
DDoS-for-Hire Services Go Up on Fiverr for 5 Bucks
The $5 DDoS-for-hire services bill themselves as “stressor” services to “help test the resilience of your own server.”
52% of Consumers Want Biometrics and Other Post-Password Options
Good news for Google's Project Abacus, 80% of consumers believe biometric authentication is more secure than traditional passwords.
Ransomware Targets Amazon Users, Though They're Likely Clueless
A widespread Locky campaign emerges just as survey numbers show that most consumers have no idea about ransomware or what to do.
(ISC)2 Partners with PivotPoint on Risk Assessment
The idea is to financially quantify cyber-risk in terms of dollars and cents using value-at-risk modeling.
Limelight and Neustar Partner to Defeat DDoS Attacks
Neustar and Limelight have partnered to offer a distributed DDoS mitigation network.
DMA Locker 4.0 Gets Helping Hand from Neutrino EK
Ransomware variant powers up for big push