A trio of critical zero-day vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins has exposed 160,000 websites to attacks after a security researcher publicly disclosed the flaws before patches were made available.
The FBI has launched its biggest transformation since the 2001 terror attacks to retrain and refocus thousands of special agents to combat cyber criminals, whose threats to lives, property and critical infrastructure has outstripped U.S. efforts to thwart them.
Attacks against Internet of Things (IoT) devices and networks have been escalating throughout 2018 with 32.7 million IoT attacks having been detected during last year by SonicWall, while phishing saw a decrease in volume with most of the attacks being targeted.
A new Army unit will help the service operate against enemies such as Russia and China on a daily basis but will do so below the level of conflict. In addition, the new group could help set the stage for more traditional kinetic battles.
The federal government wants to hold defense contractors accountable for the cybersecurity of their supply chains but that's no easy feat, experts said Tuesday.
A new Android banking trojan is starting to gain popularity on the cybercriminal underworld. Named Gustuff, the trojan has been around for almost a year, during which time it slowly received updates over updates, becoming a powerhouse in terms of features and targeting capabilities.
In a collaborative effort, some of the world's largest insurers have set out to create a consumer ratings service for the cybersecurity industry.
Striking a balance between mobile device security and user needs is a constant challenge for the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) DOD Mobility Unclassified Capability program management office (DMUC PMO).
Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by thousands of Facebook employees - in some cases going back to 2012, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Facebook says an ongoing investigation has so far found no indication that employees have abused access to this data.
After Chinese hackers infiltrated a Navy subcontractor's computer network and stole a trove of highly sensitive data on submarine warfare, it spurred the government to revise the standards that contractors must follow to ensure government data is properly protected data.