10/04/2012 - A company that operates fan sites for artists including Justin Bieber, Rihanna, and Demi Lovato has agreed to pay $1 million to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges it illegally collected data on about 100,000 children.
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.
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.
09/28/2012 - Sandia National Laboratories has opened the Cybersecurity Technologies Research Laboratory, where cybersecurity professionals can meet and discuss critical issues. Watch this video to learn more about the center.
09/27/2012 - Sophisticated and sustained cyberattacks that are perpetrated to steal trade secrets, rather than financial assets, frequently go undetected by traditional signature-based antimalware solutions.
09/27/2012 - This is a thin book on a broad and deep topic, which gave me pause initially, but as it turns out, the book is thoughtfully written and will definitely be useful for educating managers and security professionals who need to broaden their thinking beyond physical security.
09/27/2012 - Several bank Web sites appear to have been attacked by hackers, the government is sued over the privacy of license plate readers, and many of an association’s user credentials may have been exposed.
09/25/2012 - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has created a new cyber security office, the General Accountability Office issues a report on mobile device security, and a gun accidentally fires in airport security.
09/24/2012 - An Australian study advocates copyright reform, new software can determine whether a photo is fake, and a government report finds that counterfeit documents remain the weak link in fraudulent driver's licenses.
09/20/2012 - Two Romanian men have pled guilty to participating in a multimillion dollar scheme to steal payment card data from hundreds of Subway restaurants and other merchants, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).