Post-Breach Carnage: Worst Ways The Axe Fell in 2017

Executive firings, stock drops, and class action settlements galore, this year was a study in real-world repercussions for cybersecurity lapses.

Gartner: IT Security Spending to Reach $96 Billion in 2018

Identity access management and security services to drive worldwide spending growth.

What Slugs in a Garden Can Teach Us About Security

Design principles observed in nature serve as a valuable model to improve organizations' security approaches.

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for ‘Critical’ Flaw in Windows Security

Remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine was found by UK spy agency's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Conficker: The Worm That Won’t Die

More than nine years after it infected millions of systems worldwide, the malware continues to be highly active, according to a Trend Micro report.

Android Ransomware Kits on the Rise in the Dark Web

More than 5,000 Android ransomware kit listings have been spotted so far this year, with the median price range hitting $200.

Rutkowska: Trust Makes Us Vulnerable

Offensive security researcher Joanna Rutkowska explains why trust in technology can put users at risk.

Man-in-the-Middle Flaw in Major Banking, VPN Apps Exposes Millions

New research from University of Birmingham emphasizes importance of securing high-risk mobile apps.

Bitcoin Miner NiceHash Hacked, Possibly Losing $62 Million in Bitcoin

Breach occurred just prior to bitcoin's debut on two major US exchanges, the AP reports.

Ransomware Meets ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital is locked out of its electronic medical records, but in the real world, healthcare organizations face even greater risks.

Attacker ‘Dwell Time’ Average Dips Slightly to 86 Days

Real-world incident response investigation data from CrowdStrike reveals attacker trends with fileless malware, ransomware, and other weapons.