Several presentations at the HOPE hacker conference focused on technologies to impede government surveillance.
DDoS attacks are no longer just the domain of trolls and hacktivists. They’re becoming a significant online extortion and blackmail tool.
When Bitly discovered that spammers were using it’s API to create custom links, it took counter-active measures. The spammers responded with a DDoS attack.
Adobe is urging Mac and Windows users to update Flash player due to security breach.
Bots spam our social networks and our digital publications, and according to digital advertising and security firm Solve Media, bot traffic could cost digital marketers more than $11 billion in 2014.
According to a Kaspersky Lab report, there could be some new cyber security threats on the horizon for the new year — including the rise of cyber mercenaries.
Researchers at Trustwave Spiderlabs uncovered a widespread hack on social media accounts. The evidence points to the use of weak passwords.
There have been more than 30 Bitcoin heists since 2011 including a recent raid of online wallet Inputs.io. What does this mean for the future of Bitcoins as a mainstream currency?
Security on social networks has become a legitimate concern for social media users. According to a survey by research firm YouGov, 35 percent of Russian social media consumers admitted their accounts had been hacked — more than three times the rate of hacking reported by respondents in the US, UK and Brazil.
According to a study by digital security firm, Nexgate, “social spam” — or spam on social networks — grew at the rate of 355 percent in 2013. The more popular a network, the more vulnerable it is to spam attacks. In fact, spammers like Facebook and YouTube more than any other network, the study said.