The CryptoWall 4.0 ransomware is being spread via exploit kits, with the Nuclear exploit kit (EK) being the first major crimekit to infect machines with this type of malware, Rackspace security researcher Brad Duncan has discovered.
BitLocker, the disk encryption solution implemented in the Windows operating system starting with Windows Vista, does not require sophisticated tools or tactics to be bypassed on systems that do not have the latest patches from Microsoft installed, security researcher Ian Haken claims.
Docker unveiled new security enhancements including hardware signing of container images, content auditing through image scanning and vulnerability detection and granular access control policies with user namespaces.
A team from Iowa State University was awarded $25,000 for winning the first National Cyber Analyst Challenge, a competition created by Lockheed Martin and Temple University's Institute for Business and Information Technology.
Symantec this week launched Directed Threat Research, a new DeepSight Intelligence add-on service available for Advanced Enterprise subscribers looking for access to customized cyber threat intelligence.
Please join Symantec and SecurityWeek on Thursday, November 5 at 1PM ET for an exclusive webinar, "Designing your Industrial Internet without Sacrificing Security", presented by Brian Witten, Sr. Director for IoT at Symantec.