News reports of a suspected attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other banks, serve as an important reminder for financial institutions to ramp-up their security efforts, especially to guard against phishing attacks.
The security firm defends service, says it offers a free consumer check against more than 1.2 billion credentials stolen from over 420,000 web and FTP sites, and hashes all checked passwords to keep them secure.
Expect every new warning of cybercrime attacks, online espionage or the malware du jour to be slickly marketed, with the announcements carefully timed. But is this bad for either the information security community or attackers' victims?
A Russian cyber gang has breached over 420,000 web and FTP sites to pilfer over 1.2 billion credentials, according to Hold Security, saying it discovered "what could be arguably the largest data breach known to date."
Point-of-sale retail breaches are the rage, but they are just one cyber-crime trend on the mind of RSA researcher Uri Fleyder. What are the malware and mobile threats that organizations should monitor?
Faced with a vulnerability that exposes Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser to a zero-day exploit involved in recent targeted attacks, CISOs need to take prompt action, security specialists say. Learn the steps they recommend.