Latest News

Identity and Access Management

Government to warn business about the cyber threat

Cyber threats are growing, worsening and threatening the economy. According to the BBC, GCHQ will be outlining threats and solutions to British business at a Foreign Office conference.
05 September 2012

DSW Shoe Warehouse awarded $8.6M in cyber-insurance payout

Time for a shopping spree? For the owners of the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse it may be. It has been awarded $6.8 million in insurance coverage, according to a federal appellate court ruling, after a 2005 data breach that exposed transaction information from 1.4 million credit card transactions.
04 September 2012

UK schools put kids' information at risk through faulty security policies

The safety of schoolchildren in the U.K. is at risk, according to a new study from the British Educational Research Association, which found that 48% of schools have no personal data policy implemented. That means that a range of exploitable information, including addresses, routes to school and fingerprints are easy game for hackers.
04 September 2012

Hackers claim FBI is tracking iPhone users

Is the government spying on your latest Plants vs. Zombies session or watching what you post on Facebook via your smartphone? Some hackers say yes.
04 September 2012

Guild Wars 2 and the hackers’ gold rush Guild Wars 2 and the hackers’ gold rush

Guild Wars 2 was launched a few days ago, and already users are finding themselves locked out of their accounts. The reasons are primarily twofold: a crackdown on unacceptable behavior and the rise of gold selling.
31 August 2012

Mobile security focus is on the rise, but still needs work Mobile security focus is on the rise, but still needs work

Mobile security efforts are on the rise in the wake of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend, according to new research from security vendor nCircle.
31 August 2012

Cancer Care data breach compromises 55K patients Cancer Care data breach compromises 55K patients

File this under the ultimate in injustice: personal information for as many as 55,000 cancer patients has been stolen from Indianapolis-based Cancer Care Group following the theft of a laptop.
31 August 2012

Hackers target Cambridge in the name of Julian Assange Hackers target Cambridge in the name of Julian Assange

A hacking ring pledging to defend WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s honor has claimed to have attacked computer systems at the University of Cambridge, saying it has broken into multiple databases.
31 August 2012

Cyberattacks up 400% since 2011 Cyberattacks up 400% since 2011

Cyberattacks are intensifying across vectors and industry segments, according to agnostic research from FireEye.
30 August 2012

More password problems from Windows Registry More password problems from Windows Registry

In an announcement that echoes the recent revelations about UserPasswordHint in the Windows Registry, a Russian security firm says passwords protected by a fingerprint swiping system are stored in the Registry in ‘nearly’ plain text.
29 August 2012

Showing 491 - 500 of 1,053 articles
We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies. ×