Businesses have lost billions of dollars to fast-growing scams where fraudsters impersonate company executives in emails that order staff to transfer to accounts controlled by criminals, according to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
If a Verisign report about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is to be believed then they are now frequent and bigger than ever before.
The impact of a cyber attack to an organisation's brand, reputation, and business operations can be catastrophic. Therefore, organisations need to plan proactively but prepare for the reactive, which includes insurance for goods, intellectual property (IP), and commerce
Approximately 75 percent of the mobile applications scanned exhibited at least one critical or high-severity security vulnerability, compared to 35 percent of non-mobile applications.
Japan to get help from the US in the cyber defence area; to protect from threats against military bases
The United States will extend its cyber defense umbrella over Japan, helping its Asian ally cope with the growing threat of online attacks against military bases and infrastructure such as power grids, the two nations said in a joint statement on Saturday.
Cybercrime has become as big a threat to Europe's security as terrorism, the head of the continent's policing agency warned today.
President Barack Obama is set to sign an executive order on Friday aimed at encouraging companies to share more information about cybersecurity threats with the government and each other
Red Hat and other makers of the widely used Linux operating system for business computers updated their software on Tuesday to thwart a serious new cyber threat they warned could allow hackers to gain remote control of their systems.
Technical advances in aircraft design and navigation systems have reduced the chance of dying in a plane crash, but the reliance on computers poses new types of risks.
Attacks are likely to attempt to use control of a simple connected device to move laterally within an organisation to steal valuable data. In the coming year, manufacturing and industrial environments, in particular, are likely to see an increase in attack volume.
Cyber security sleuths have alerted users of 'Apple' iphones and ipads against a lurking "masque attack" on their devices that could compromise gadget safety and steal sensitive private information.
E-commerce companies are the least focused on protecting financial operations, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab.
Insuring against cyber threats is seen as a potentially lucrative market, particularly now that lawmakers are promising bigger fines for companies that lose data.
For European insurers frustrated that "cyber crime" policies have so far failed to find a ready market among skeptical companies, hope may be at hand.
Frost & Sullivan identifies what you need to know to protect your intellectual property and prepare for unexpected data breaches.
Around half of companies globally are unaware of and don't take effective measures against, the most pressing cyber threats that exist today, finds Kaspersky Lab survey.