11/07/2012 - By monitoring Russian hacker forums, a cloud security company’s threat researchers found that Russia’s cyber black market is thriving on sales of the same hacking tools that the FBI says hackers have used to cause millions of dollars’ worth of damage.
10/18/2012 - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to hire about 600 cyber security professionals with well-defined, mission critical skills, according to a task force commissioned by DHS to help the agency bolster its cyber defenses.
10/15/2012 - Phishing attack disguised as breaking news from CNN. Researchers from Columbia find most drone strike statistics inaccurate. A staffing error leads to a security breach in Australian Parliament. And more.
10/11/2012 - Personal and financial information on about 280,000 students and employees has been compromised after a hacking incident at a Florida college, according to the Florida Department of Education.
10/10/2012 - A Congressional report warns about security threats from Chinese telecom companies, Capital One is hit with a cyber attack, and the Supreme Court declines to hear a government surveillance case.
10/04/2012 - Sophisticated and sustained cyberattacks that are perpetrated to steal trade secrets, rather than financial assets, frequently go undetected by traditional signature-based antimalware solutions.
10/02/2012 - The CDC publishes a report on public health preparedness among the states. The NYPD doubles its gang unit to help monitor social media. The University of Chicago apologizes for postcards sent with SSNs. And more.
10/01/2012 - Y-12 ends its contract with its security provider. The White House says hackers targeted its military office. Police are looking for a pair vandalizing security cameras on Long Island. And more.
09/28/2012 - The defendant in a trade secrets lawsuit must pay $73,000 in sanctions after destroying computer data and hard drives shortly after being ordered to preserve evidence, rules a U.S. district court.