"We can see an evolution of tradecraft," says Rid, who teaches at King's College Department of War Studies, and last week testified at a Senate hearing on Russian hackers meddling in the 2016 election.
Topic: Network Security
Federal agencies that shift money from maintaining outdated legacy IT systems to modernizing them can expect to see fewer cybersecurity incidents - as can the agencies that migrate legacy systems to the cloud or implement strict data governance policies, according to a new academic study.
Apache Struts 2 installations are being targeted - and hacked in large numbers - by attackers who are exploiting a zero-day flaw in the platform to remotely execute code, security researchers warn.
Unlike most ransomware out there, which focuses mainly on encrypting local files, Samas spreads inside the entire network to encrypt files on every server and computer, the researchers say. This operation is performed in three steps: the attackers steal domain credentials, identify targets via Active Directory reconnaissance, and then move laterally through
With next gen 'distributed consensus' algorithms that combine both security and performance, organizations can defend against DDoS attacks, even those that leverage IoT devices.
The way that Firefox caches intermediate CA certificates could open the door to the fingerprinting of users and the leaking of browsing details, a researcher warned this week.
There's a crafty new way hackers are trying to get inside your computer: By tricking you into installing a fake "missing font."
The RSA report detailed the threat from a malware operation the company dubbed "Kingslayer." According to RSA, the attackers compromised the Web site of a company that sells software to help Windows system administrators better parse and understand Windows event logs. RSA said the site hosting the event log management software was only compromised for two
Last summer, the research wing of the US military held its first Cyber Grand Challenge. The cyber contest pitted seven machine-learning projects against each other in a capture-the-flag grudge match, where the computers would try to find and patch vulnerabilities in the network and attack and steal data from others.
An alarming number of Android VPNs are providing a decidedly false sense of security to users, especially those living in areas where communication is censored or technology is crucial to the privacy and physical security.