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6 Tips for Preventing Laptop Data Theft

Experts point to stronger passwords, full-disk encryption, and multi-factor authentication as ways to stop data theft in the event a laptop is lost or...

Former NSA contractor indicted over 50TB gov’t classified data theft

The former contractor reportedly spent 20 years pilfering government secrets and helping himself to the cream of the NSA's hacking tools library.

Mobile is still the safest place for your data

When I talk to IT managers, I almost always hear fears of mobile devices as conduits for sensitive corporate data to leave the company.I...

Ransomware: How A Security Inconvenience Became The Industry's Most-Feared Vulnerability

There are all sorts of ways to curb ransomware, so why has it spread so successfully? The word "ransomware" conjures up images of dark cloaks...

MongoDB Attacks Jump From Hundreds to 28,000 In Just Days

Security researchers report a massive uptick in the number of MongoDB databases hijacked and held for ransom. On Monday, researcher Niall Merrigan reported 28,000...

Exposed MongoDB installs being erased, held for ransom

Security researcher Victor Gevers, co-founder of the GDI Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to making the internet safer, is urging administrators to check their MongoDB...

Obama expels 35 Russian spies over election hacking

Russian Embassy responds with pic of 'LAME' duck, says move is 'Cold War deja vu' President Barack Obama has ordered the expulsion of 35 suspected...

The banker that encrypted files

Many mobile bankers can block a device in order to extort money from its user.But we have discovered a modification of the mobile banking...

German infosec agency urges security review after Yahoo! flensing

Local companies take security seriously, says BSI head, but give 'em fake phone numbers and addresses anyway Germany's Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (Federal...

Yahoo admits it’s been hacked again, and 1 billion accounts were...

Someone had faster access to over a billion Yahoo accounts' data.Scott Schiller reader comments 51 Share this story On December 14, Yahoo announced...

10 key security terms devops ninjas need to know

It’s no secret that devops and IT security, like oil and water, are hard to mix.After all, devops is all about going fast, while...

Three to appear in court over TalkTalk hack

Part of broader investigation into alleged data theft Three men are due to appear at the Old Bailey charged with various offences linked to an...