A tiny Illinois hospital was the target of an extortion scheme in which an anonymous e-mailer threatened to make public patients' information. The incident shows why providers of all sizes need to be prepared to deal with emerging threats.
Except for the leak of celebrities' private data, the "wiper" malware attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment shares "extraordinary" similarities with previous wiper attacks in Saudi Arabia and South Korea, a security researcher finds.
Citadel financial malware has been upgraded to steal master passwords for software designed to securely store lists of usernames and passwords, according to IBM's Trusteer unit. Security experts offer insights on how to respond to the threat.
Security vendor Proofpoint warns that a "malvertising" campaign has been launching ransomware attacks against users of numerous high-profile websites, including search site Yahoo, dating site Match.com, and an AOL real estate site.
Hacking a car remotely might have seemed like science fiction a few years ago. But as cars are added to the "Internet of Things," the industry is ramping up its efforts to address ever-evolving, and realistic, security issues.
India is the world's 4th biggest target of mobile malware, according to a new report, with New Delhi hosting the highest number of SMS attacks sending mobile malware. How can organizations reduce their risks?
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?
British police have worked with an international consortium of law enforcement agencies and information security firms to disrupt financial malware known as Shylock used to infect more than 60,000 PCs and steal millions of dollars.