The FBI is pursuing a suspected Russian hacker who reportedly amassed a trove of 1.2 billion stolen online credentials, plus payment card data and Social Security numbers, and who's offered access to hacked Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Despite near-constant warnings from law enforcement officials and the information security community, too many organizations still aren't taking security seriously, experts warned at the Irish Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin.
Security experts warn about a trio of new threats: GreenDispenser cash-out malware, the Shifu banking Trojan being spread via malvertising attacks and Neutrino crimeware getting an upgrade to steal payment-card data.
Organizations create more data than ever, and they face more requirements to collect and present it for investigations and legal cases. How do they avoid spoiling this data? Zapproved's Sarah Thompson offers tips.
How might federal authorities approach a forensics examination of Hillary Clinton's email server? ISMG asked four experts for their insights. Their observations - shared in this audio report - might surprise you.
Attributing who's behind cyberattacks is essential because it helps organizations build better defenses against future attacks, says Greg Kesner, former chief of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Data Intercept program.
Cybercrime is on the rise. To combat it, GTU is launching e-Raksha Research Centre - a public private partnership initiative. The spin-off is also aimed at growing the capacity of InfoSec professionals.
The Hong Kong regional headquarters of (ISC)Â² is collaborating with universities across Asia through its Global Academic Program to deliver essential skills to help grow the information security workforce.
French authorities continue to investigate the Jan. 7 attack in Paris that claimed the lives of a dozen, including journalists and police officers. Information security experts say that cyber-forensic skills are crucial for finding the perpetrators.
As high-profile data breaches continue to grab headlines, demand is growing for well-trained digital forensics experts who can conduct timely investigations to determine the cause of a security incident and help identify mitigation steps.
A challenge examiners face in conducting forensic investigations in the cloud is that they don't have access to the servers. That's just one problem the National Institute of Standards and Technology is addressing.
Two zero-day vulnerabilities reportedly were exploited by the attackers who hacked NASDAQ's systems in 2010. While a senior U.S. legislator claims the hackers had "nation-state" backing, security experts say it's still not clear who hacked NASDAQ or why.
When NIST issued "Guidelines on Cell Phone Forensics" in May 2007, Apple's introduction of the iPhone was a month away. Seven years later, NIST is revising its guidance and giving it a new moniker, "Guidelines on Mobile Device Forensics."
Fraud Summit - San Francisco 2014 - What becomes of customer account information once it is stolen by fraudsters? It enters a sophisticated underground economy, where account names and numbers are sold openly in the criminal marketplace. Underground market trends often yield clues to undiscovered breaches or targets....