Hundreds Of Attempted Cyberattacks On HealthCare.gov Insurance PortalHealthCare.gov logged 316 security incidents during a period of about 18 months, according to government cybersecurity experts.
Pentagon Seeks A Few Good Hackers To Test SecurityScreened high-tech specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department's public Internet pages in a pilot program aimed at finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Obama Creates Cyber Panel, Says Long-Term Vigilance NeededPresident Barack Obama on Wednesday appointed his former national security adviser, Tom Donilon, to lead a new commission on cybersecurity that will make detailed recommendations on how the nation should better protect itself against computer attacks.
Obama Proposes More Cybersecurity Funding As FBI Faces Unbreakable Encryption TechnologyPresident Barack Obama announced the formation of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity and unveiled his final federal budget which includes $19 billion for cybersecurity funding.
5.6 Million Federal Government Employee Fingerprints Stolen In Massive CyberattackA massive cybersecurity breach that resulted in the theft of millions of U.S. government employee security dossiers was far worse than previously thought. The Office of Personnel Management revealed Tuesday hackers stole more than 5.6 million fingerprints it had on file.
Hackers Hijack 225,000 Apple Accounts On Jailbroken iPhonesIn what is being called the biggest Apple account malware attack, hackers have broken into more than 225,000 Apple accounts on jailbroken iOS devices stealing usernames, passwords, making purchases, even holding phones for ransom.
Cybersecurity Firm Warns Hacked Baby Monitors Give Criminals View Of Baby, Home, Personal DataSeveral of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.
San Francisco CEO Suggests Gaining Hands On ExperienceThe recent cyber attack against the federal government is yet another indication that the need for talented information security experts is greater than ever before.
CEO Suggests Information Security Students Should Intern In IndustryIdan Tendler is the co-founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Fortscale, a recent winner of the Cyber Defense Award for the Most Innovative Enterprise Security Solution
Survey Suggests We’re Not As Cyber-Security Conscious As We ThinkA new survey out from a San Francisco-based mobile security company says we're not as cyber-security and privacy conscious as we like to think we are.
Public School Extracurricular Program Fights Threat Of CyberattacksThe threat of cyberattack isn’t going away any time soon, so in a bold move to protect the U.S. from offensive maneuvers targeting our computer networks the Air Force Association initiated Cyber Patriot.
Would YOU Click? Twitter Bosses Email Staff Phishing Links To Test CybersecurityWould YOU be the one who unleashes a virus inside the corporate computers? Twitter and other companies are testing employees with phony phishing links to see if they click them.