A massive 40 Gbps DDoS attack hit Turkey's root DNS servers managed by NIC.tr, Turkey's administrative body that handles the country's main DNS servers and its .tr domain names inventory.
Security researcher Brian Wallace was on the trail of hackers who had snatched a California university's housing files when he stumbled into a larger nightmare: Cyberattackers had opened a pathway into the networks running the United States' power grid.
Iranian computer hackers accessed the control system of a small dam outside of New York City two years ago, raising red flags throughout the U.S. government.
The grant comes after IBM made a big breakthrough in correcting errors that come in the quantum computing process.
A serious vulnerability found in several security products could have been exploited by malicious actors to bypass Windows protection features, data exfiltration prevention firm enSilo reported.
Windows users who still prefer Internet Explorer to all other browsers have been urged by Microsoft to update to the latest (and last) version of the browser (v11), as the company plans to end support for all previous versions in January.
CERT/CC sounded the alarm on users of the Cardio Server ECG Management System, a broad-scope healthcare data management system used in many medical units, from small clinics to large city hospitals.
Lawmakers have resurrected legislation that would require tech companies to report online terrorist activity following the mass shooting in San Bernardino last week.
French authorities are considering a new law that would ban Tor and restrict access to public WiFi networks across the country, as a result of the ISIS attacks in Paris.
A proposed law meant to encourage companies to share information about cyberthreats with the U.S. government includes measures that could significantly limit what details, if any, the public can review about the program through federal and state public records laws.