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Netflix has released two applications used by the company's security team to monitor the Web for potential threats.
Microsoft re-released a patch in response to users' complaints that it was causing their systems to crash.
Hackers believed to be from Russia broke into the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase and a second US bank earlier this month, sparking a federal investigation, US media reported Wednesday.
A major online advertising company has been serving malicious ads on several high-profile websites, Fox-IT reported on Wednesday.
The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Center for Secure Design has published some advice to help software developers dodge common mistakes that compromise security.
A federal jury in Nebraska convicted the former acting director of cybersecurity at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for his involvement in a child pornography enterprise.
The bugs fixed include use-after-free issues as well as a series of bugs that could be used in combination to escape the Chrome sandbox and execute code.
Routers produced by China-based networking solutions provider Netis Systems are plagued by a security hole that can be leveraged by an attacker to gain control of the devices.
Authorities in South Korea have arrested a total of 16 individuals suspected of abusing the personal details of millions of people to earn large amounts of money.
Singapore announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites including those of its president and prime minister.

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Marc Solomon's picture
With the right information, security professionals can quickly pivot from detection to a full understanding of the scope of the outbreak and take action to head off wider compromises
Torsten George's picture
A risk-driven approach addresses both security posture and business impact to increase operational efficiency, improve assessment accuracy, reduce attack surfaces, and improve investment decision-making.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Getting to the root cause involves a level of understanding beyond that of simply identifying that a system in infected. We need to understand what specifically enabled or facilitated the infection.
Travis Greene's picture
The significant breaches of today are executed by people infiltrating the organization, and attackers are doing this by assuming identities or abusing insider privileges.
Danelle Au's picture
Cloud service providers play a key role in delivering security, but as part of the shared responsibility model, they are not liable for access to and usage of the cloud application.
Pat Calhoun's picture
With a community of nearly 400,000 registered users, Snort remains a valuable tool for security organizations and has certainly flexed its muscles, but it may need some reinforcements to maintain its security longevity.
James McFarlin's picture
Launched in 2009, CyberPatriot began with eight high school cybersecurity teams competing for scholarships. In just six years, participation quickly expanded to more than 1500 teams around the world.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Amidst recent headlines, I am concerned that as a security community, we are losing sight of an important principle that is very important to remember: not all intrusions involve malware.
Scott Gainey's picture
Corporate stewards are getting educated in a hurry and are gearing up to ask some very pointed questions regarding strategy for protecting company data.
Jason Polancich's picture
Businesses have more data on hand than they think. They key is crafting a plan to track it and combine it with data from outside their own walls against which the internal data can be analyzed.