Attackers could have gained remote control of Oracle's popular Database Server by exploiting security holes that Oracle plugged this week.
Distributed denial of service attackers are coming up with more elaborate tools and attack methods to take down websites and networks, according to the latest report from DDoS mitigation firm Imperva.
I came across an interesting study by Flashpoint this week about the cyber capabilities of pro-ISIS forces. It seems that Pro-ISIS hackers set up this month a United Cyber Caliphate to carry out cyberattacks on Western targets.
A computer system used to monitor fuel rods in a Germany nuclear power plant is crawling with malware, the plant's operator, German utility RWE, admitted this week.
The Minecraft community Lifeboat has been hacked and personal information, including usernames, email addresses and passwods, on 7 million users has been stolen, according to security researcher Troy Hunt.
A major security flaw that lets hackers track the movements of Waze users is still active, despite the navigation app supposedly fixing the vulnerability in a January update. And this type of vulnerability could be exploited in other types of apps.
North American managed security services market is expected to reach close to $27B in 2020, says IHS
Increasing cyberthreats against companies and governments is spurring growth in managed security services, or MSS. According to market research firm IHS, the North America MSS market is expected to grow at a 10.9 percent compound annual growth rate from $16 billion last year to $26.9 billion in 2020.
In most data breaches examined by Verizon in its Data Breach Investigations Report, or DBIR, released Tuesday, it took attackers minutes to compromise corporate systems, but it took firms weeks or longer to discover the compromise.
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Google is a getting a bona fide hardware division, Re/code reported Thursday. The division will house the development of Nexus devices, Chromecast streaming TV technology, consumer hardware, Google Glass and more.
There were nearly two dozen major mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things and related market segments in the first four months of 2016, according to the latest data from Strategy Analytics.