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Businesses Not Properly Securing Microsoft Active Directory

Businesses overlook key security aspects of AD, leaving sensitive data open to external and internal attacks, new study shows.

‘Systemic’ Cyberattack Most Likely to Hit Financial, Energy Sectors

The financial services industry is among the top five industries that likely face a systemic cyberattack, according to a survey released today.

Your IoT Baby Isn’t as Beautiful as You Think It Is

Both development and evaluation teams have been ignoring security problems in Internet-connected devices for too long.

That must stop.

FTC Launches Cybersecurity Resource Website for SMBs

Federal Trade Commission website offers free tips and information for small businesses.

Extreme Makeover: AI & Network Cybersecurity

In the future, artificial intelligence will constantly adapt to the growing attack surface.

Today, we are still connecting the dots.

SLocker Ransomware Variants Surge

SLocker, one of the top 20 Android malware families, has seen a six-fold increase in the number of new versions over the past six months.

The Long Tail of the Intel AMT Flaw

Organizations impacted by easily exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability may need time to apply firmware patches, analysts say.

Hackers Face $8.9 Million Fine for Law Firm Breaches

A federal court orders three Chinese nationals to pay $8.9 million in fines and penalties for hacking into two law firms and using stolen confidential information to trade stocks.

New IoT Botnet Discovered, 120K IP Cameras At Risk of Attack

The Persirai IoT botnet, which targets IP cameras, arrives hot on the heels of Mirai and highlights the growing threat of IoT botnets.

Android App Permission in Google Play Contains Security Flaw

Android's app permission mechanisms could allow malicious apps in Google Play to download directly onto the device.

Shining a Light on Security’s Grey Areas: Process, People, Technology

The changing distributed and mobile business landscape brings with it new security and privacy risks. Here's how to meet the challenge.

10 Free or Low-Cost Security Tools

At a time when many organizations struggle with security funding, open-source tools can help cut costs for certain businesses.