An unprotected database belonging to Chinese e-commerce site Gearbest exposed 1.5 million customer records, including payment information, email addresses and other personal data for customers worldwide, white hat hackers discovered.
As the new director of mobile security strategy for Google, Eugene Liderman is focused on redefining the strategy and dispelling old security myths. He outlines the approach in this exclusive interview.
Mirai, the powerful malware that unleashed unprecedented distributed denial-of-service attacks in 2016, has never gone away. And now a new version has been equipped with fresh exploits that suggest its operators want to harness the network bandwidth offered by big businesses.
Here's free software built by the National Security Agency called Ghidra that reverse-engineers binary application files - all you have to do is install it on your system. So went the pitch from the NSA's Rob Joyce at this year's "Get Your Free NSA Reverse Engineering Tool" presentation at RSA Conference 2019.
As a former elected official, Kristin Judge saw first-hand the lack of resources for victims of cybercrime. And so she launched the Cybercrime Support Network, which serves small businesses and consumers.
Destructive malware attacks, once rare, have been surging as attackers seek to cover their tracks and complicate life for incident responders, says Rick McElroy, head of security strategy at Carbon Black.
In the expanded, virtual enterprise, security leaders face the challenge of defending an ever more complicated attack surface. How can they best understand and mitigate their risks? Kelly White of RiskRecon shares insights.
F5 Networks is a vendor of application security solutions, but its DevSecOps professionals also have the need for actionable threat intelligence, says Preston Hogue, who discusses the advent of new solutions.
A funny thing happened on the way to dark web intelligence-gathering: Some organizations began to amass and share a lot of private information, potentially in violation of privacy regulations and industry rules, says Danny Rogers, CEO of Terbium Labs.
Organizations may have great cybersecurity intentions, but translating those desires into a robust security reality is often challenging, says Ratinder Ahuja, CEO of ShieldX Networks. That's why he advocates automation to ensure intention equals reality.
Web hosting firm XBT/Webzilla's infrastructure was used to attack the U.S. Democratic Party and for 2016 election interference, a former National Security Council official said in a court report filed as part of a since-dismissed defamation lawsuit over the Steele dossier's release.