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Salesforce Account administrators have been notified that Salesforce customers are being targeted by key-logging malware known as Dyre.
Security industry experts have analyzed the attack of iCloud user accounts and commented on the impact of the incident on Apple's reputation, and provided recommendations on how to avoid such leaks in the future.
Cybercriminals managed to breach one of the servers used for HealthCare.gov, the official website of the United States' health insurance marketplace, federal officials reported on Thursday.
The most sought-after products and services in the Chinese underground market are compromised hosts, DDoS attack services and remote access tools, Trend Micro says.
Disrupting the kill chain is a way to limit the impact of a breach by attacking it at various stages, security experts say.
Those behind the massive leak of naked celebrity photos that shocked the show business world could and should be prosecuted, including for child sex crimes, experts said.
In recent attacks that used the Angler exploit kit, malicious code was injected directly into running processes instead of being written to the disk.
An apparent breach at Home Depot could be linked to a significant amount of debit and credit card information that reputedly went on sale today in the cyber-underground
Apple said on Tuesday that user accounts belonging to some celebrities were compromised in a targeted attack, but said there were no signs of a wider breach of its iCloud service.
Domain registrar and Web hosting company Namecheap is warning customers that cybercriminals have been trying to access their accounts by using credentials obtained from third party websites.

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Michael Callahan's picture
While attackers are constantly improving their evasion tactics to extend the lifetime of their malware, users can also leverage these types of evasion tactics to help prevent malware infection in the first place.
Marc Solomon's picture
Many continue to click on links or attachments sent via email without taking any steps to verify the origin of the email or the validity of the link or attachment. It only takes one click to for an attacker to establish a foothold in the target’s systems.
Danelle Au's picture
Trying to defend against modern, advanced attacks with one-off point solutions is like playing a whack-a-mole game, always one step behind the attacker and trying to play catch up with the alerts as they’re received.
Tal Be'ery's picture
The Target breach shows that APT attacks have commoditized and therefore should concern not only the government and defense industry, but probably every enterprise.
Wade Williamson's picture
If criminals can’t use or sell stolen data without being caught, then the data quickly becomes worthless. As a result it’s critical to understand what happens to data after a breach.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
For a month, I kept all of my spam, then looked at the subject matter, where it was from and tried to analyze some additional characteristics of the spam.
Marc Solomon's picture
Mosquitoes are quite similar to malware. There are thousands of species and numerous ways to try to protect against them but each method has its limitations.
Chris Hinkley's picture
Whether you’re buying a smart refrigerator for your home or a printer for your company, your first step is deciding the risk involved and how to deploy the device in a secure manner while preserving the functionality you require.
Aviv Raff's picture
Without the elements of prevention, detection, and protection all working together, threat actors will always have the advantage, and will find a way to carry out their illicit economic, political or social agendas.
Eric Knapp's picture
Enemy infrastructure is and always has been an important military target. The difference is that with increasingly automated and connected infrastructure, the ability for an enemy to target these systems digitally has increased, putting these systems at greater risk.