A new ransomware called the XRTN Ransomware is in the wild that encrypts your data with RSA-1024 encryption using the open source Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG) encryption software.
CS Digest Section: Data Security
Over the past two weeks security researchers have seen a surge in attacks using a file-encrypting ransomware program called TeslaCrypt, known for targeting gamers in the past.
The Office of Personnel Management announced Tuesday the establishment of a verification center for victims of the recent data breaches on its systems discovered this summer.
China arrested hackers it says were responsible for OPM breach in September.
The LinkedIn request seemed ordinary enough. A technology journalist named "Jenifer Lawrence" had asked to connect to me. I clicked OK without thinking. Then I took a closer look at her profile.
A gigantic botnet has been hiding in the shadows since 2006, and security researchers at Fox-IT are estimating that the botnet that currently has around 500,000 active bots has infected around 15 million machines during the last nine years.
50 MILLION accounts compromised in a similar manner to "the many high profile attacks on other Internet-based companies that have taken place over the last several weeks"
Insider Threat: You can still exfiltrate a lot of classified data on a CD.