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New Strain of Malware Can Take Power Stations Offline
Malware

New Strain of Malware Can Take Power Stations Offline

Crash Override disabled part of the electrical grid in Ukraine last year, and many more power stations could be susceptible, according to security experts.
WannaCry Ransomware: What You Need to Know
Cybercrime

WannaCry Ransomware: What You Need to Know

If you've been wondering what WannaCry is and if you're at risk, here's the lowdown.
7 Ways to Shop Safely on Your Mobile
Data Security

7 Ways to Shop Safely on Your Mobile

We all shop online, and we all want it to be as convenient as possible. But safeguarding your data is important, too. Here's how.
Toby Nwazor
Russian Malware Creator Ordered to Pay $6.9 Million
Legal

Russian Malware Creator Ordered to Pay $6.9 Million

Nikita Kuzmin, 28, was not sentenced to more jail time. He'd already served over three years behind bars in the U.S.
How These Mormon Women Became Some of the Best Cybersecurity Hackers in the U.S.
Cybersecurity

How These Mormon Women Became Some of the Best Cybersecurity Hackers in the U.S.

The Brigham Young University team took second place in its first year competing at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship.
Nostalgic for Old Viruses? The Malware Museum Has You Covered.
Cybersecurity

Nostalgic for Old Viruses? The Malware Museum Has You Covered.

It's perfect if you have a hankering to relive the feeling of seeing '80s and '90s malware, but without the panic they might have caused at the time.
Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches
Malware

Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches

ModPOS is an especially sophisticated point-of-sale malware that current security programs can't catch.
Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware
Malware

Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware

There is no evidence yet that reservations or customer information was compromised.
Ex-Employees Say Antivirus Giant Faked Malware to Damage Rivals
Business News

Ex-Employees Say Antivirus Giant Faked Malware to Damage Rivals

Two former employees at Kapersky Lab say the attacks were ordered by the company's co-founder.
Is 'Ransomware' Terrorizing Your Site Visitors?
Cyber Attacks

Is 'Ransomware' Terrorizing Your Site Visitors?

You need to understand how the new threat targeting businesses works, and what to do about it.
Chemi Katz
4 Signs Your Site Traffic Is Being Hijacked by a New Type of Malware
Malware

4 Signs Your Site Traffic Is Being Hijacked by a New Type of Malware

Client-side injected malware is an awkward name for an insidious and growing ecommerce threat.
Chemi Katz
'Venom' Vulnerability: Serious Computer Bug Shatters Cloud Security
Security

'Venom' Vulnerability: Serious Computer Bug Shatters Cloud Security

Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw that allows attackers to move freely across virtual machines.
Robert Hackett
The Danger of the Bring-Your-Own-Device-to-Work Trend
Cybersecurity

The Danger of the Bring-Your-Own-Device-to-Work Trend

When employees use their personal tablets or phones at work, it brings an increased risk of exposing the office to malware.
Robert Siciliano
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