Former NSA employee suspected to be at the heart of the NSA-Kaspersky saga sentenced today.
The latest DDoS wave to strike the system is "50 times greater" than previous attacks.
Hides don't-be-creepy switch in browser settings as spectre of GDPR looms
Stung by criticism over its creepy cookie hoarding and automatic sign-in in Chrome, Google has pulled a swift U-turn. Kind of.
21 minutes ago Midterm Election Security: Why Patching Is a Critical IssueInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Many of the computer devices to be used for electronic voting in November's midterm elections have unpatched older operating systems that make them vulnerable, says Darien Kindlund, a data scientist at the cybersecurity firm Insight Engines, which advises governments and others.
Cloud lineup gets security overhaul with 2FA and new monitoring tools
Ignite Microsoft is beefing up the security in its cloud services lineup with a handful of unveilings today at this year's Ignite conference.
The US administration called Tuesday for public comments on a "new approach to consumer data privacy" that could trigger fresh regulations of internet companies.
37 minutes ago The top 10 security challenges SMBs faceTechRepublic View Synopsis+1
SMBs are at an increased risk for cyberattacks, including ransomware, DDoS attacks, and insider exfiltration, according to a Cisco report.
Phone-based authentication is the way forward instead.
Over half of SMBs have now had a taste of how disastrous the consequences of a data breach can be.
Signs so far show no data leak
UK-based insurance services firm Premium Credit has hauled itself back online following a malware-based attack that struck the business over a week ago.
Cisco's list of products with a Linux kernel denial-of-service flaw is growing.
Experts brief Reg readers on how to keep bad actors at bay
Broadcast On 26 September 2018 at 10am PDT, 11am MT, 6pm UK, we'll have a studio full of experts lined up to talk about insider threats and how even the best organisations can suffer from occasional bouts of "bad employee syndrome".
The malware's code hosts a variety of surveillance functions and is available to the public.
Qualys has disclosed the details of an integer overflow vulnerability in the Linux kernel that can be exploited by a local attacker for privilege escalation. The flaw, dubbed "Mutagen Astronomy," affects certain versions of the Red Hat, CentOS and Debian distributions.
They know how to test kit for backdoors, apparently
Canadian Center for Cyber Security chief Scott Jones has told a parliamentary committee there's no need for the country to cut Chinese comms giant Huawei out of its 5G rollout.