A Twitter posting by an individual claiming to be from the hacktivist collective Anonymous claimed it targeted GoDaddy on Sept. 10, but it wasn't until the following day the company determined its computers were not breached.
An individual claiming to be part of Anonymous, the hacktivist group that has targeted big business and government, seems to have taken aim at small businesses by claiming to have disrupted website host GoDaddy.com.
Sen. Susan Collins, who, like President Obama, backs the Cybersecurity Act, cautions the president against issuing an executive order to protect the nation's critical IT, saying it would send an signal that congressional action isn't urgently needed.
Organizations must carefully consider patch management in the context of overall IT security because it's so important to achieving sound security. Read about NIST's recommendations on how best to implement patch management.
Citadel, one of the latest Zeus trojan variants, is a prime example of how hackers are pairing sophistication with practical conveniences. RSA's Etay Maor explains why that combination is so threatening.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation denies that one of its agent's laptops was compromised by Anonymous-affiliated hacktivist group Antisec, which claims credit for such a breach. The group says the breach gave it access to 12 million Apple unique device identifier numbers.
The Democratic Party platform on cybersecurity suggests that President Obama will take unilateral action to safeguard the nation's critical IT infrastructure because of Congress' inability to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation.
Cyberthieves are exploiting weaknesses in the U.S. payments infrastructure as an easy-to-travel avenue for access to intellectual capital, says risk consultant Bill Wansley. What can be done to stop them?
News of Google's $22.5 million settlement with the FTC has come and gone, yet privacy issues reflected in the case remain a concern. How should organizations react, and what steps should they take now?
Cyber is part of our everyday lives. Still, in many cases, a natural - or perhaps an unnatural - divide exists between the virtual and physical worlds. This is especially true in the way we deal with crime.
The only way to put a dent in financial fraud and cybercrime is through aggressive prosecution and tough sentences for the guilty. That's why a sentencing last week in the RBS WorldPay case is disappointing.