Infosecurity News

DDoS Attacks Spike 80% in Q4 2014

DDoS Attacks Spike 80% in Q4 2014

DDoS-for-hire, multi-vector attacks and reflection techniques drove up the size and duration of the attacks in Q4.

China to Require US Tech Companies to Submit Source Code for Inspection

China to Require US Tech Companies to Submit Source Code for Inspection

The rules apply to the Chinese banking sector, but there is concern that they could be expanded to other verticals.

US Military to Replace Passwords with "Cognitive Fingerprints"

US Military to Replace Passwords with "Cognitive Fingerprints"

How someone types and word-processes can be more personally identifying than simple biometrics.

Do You have Vulnerability Research to Showcase?

Do You have Vulnerability Research to Showcase?

Call for papers for Infosecurity Intelligent Defence 2015

Insider Threat Alert as Former Spokesman Allegedly Leaks Corporate Data

Insider Threat Alert as Former Spokesman Allegedly Leaks Corporate Data

TPG Global man alleged to have altered docs before sending them to the press

Regin Was Work of Five Eyes Spooks, Analysis Reveals

Regin Was Work of Five Eyes Spooks, Analysis Reveals

Kaspersky Lab finds link to QWERTY code leaked by Snowden

Github Ups Maximum Bug Bounty Reward to $10,000

Github Ups Maximum Bug Bounty Reward to $10,000

Developer site hoping more researchers will find security holes in the platform

NFL in Privacy Fumble as App Leaks Data

NFL in Privacy Fumble as App Leaks Data

Hackers could MITM Super Bowl fans and make off with sensitive info, says Wandera

Admins Urged to Patch Linux Now as 'Ghost' Bug Emerges

Admins Urged to Patch Linux Now as 'Ghost' Bug Emerges

Latest flaw could allow remote code execution

Data Protection Warning: Prepare Now for New EU Privacy Laws

Data Protection Warning: Prepare Now for New EU Privacy Laws

Ninth annual Data Protection Day an opportunity to start compliance work, say experts

Facebook Attributes Outage to Internal Errors, Not Malicious Actors

Facebook Attributes Outage to Internal Errors, Not Malicious Actors

Social networking giant moves to dampen speculation linking the service outage to Lizard Squad

IT Leaders Flying Blind Over New EU Security Laws

IT Leaders Flying Blind Over New EU Security Laws

FireEye report claims lack of guidance is hampering compliance work