03/28/2013 - For a few hundred dollars in start-up money and a few hundred more a month, anyone can buy the tools and services they need to build and run a malicious botnet. That's just one of the reasons the cyberlandscape is so hard to police.
03/27/2013 - According to a new study from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2, a shortage of security experts with strong leadership and communications skills poses a direct challenge to organizations around the world. The study includes feedback from more than 12,000 IT security professionals from across the globe.
02/27/2013 - Security industry professionals have made tremendous headway in developing and improving secure technologies over the past few decades. Creating more sophisticated methods of authentication, combating malware and spam, and battling the threat of cybercrime head-on are just a few of the advancements in the industry lauded by Scott Charney, corporate vice president of trustworthy computing at Microsoft. He spoke on Tuesday at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, California.
01/28/2013 - More than 230 people killed in fire at nightclub with only one exit. The NYPD may not have jurisdiction over the new World Trade Center site, despite an agreement being negotiated with the Port Authority. And more.
01/18/2013 - In 2011 hackers threatened to take on the Zeta cartel, but backed off after the cartel threatened to track them down. Now Anonymous has launched a campaign against the Mexican government in support of a rebel group.