Researchers have discovered a new Zeus variant that packs fewer malicious tricks, but uses not-to-be-overlooked encryption mechanisms to remain undetected.
Fortinet detailed the variant, dubbed “Lite Zeus,” in Thursday blog post. According to Kan Chen, a junior AV analyst with Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, the malware is distinct from other versions of Zeus, like Gameover, due to its network communication, command-and-control protocol and encryption techniques.
A group of hackers called Green Dragon Crew announced on Twitter that the recent cyber-attack on the Privatbank, the largest commercial bank in Ukraine was their doing.
The attack appears to be a distributed denial-of-service since on June 30, for a few hours, the bank’s pages either would not load or offered sporadic access to the customers.
With a number of high-profile security breaches making headlines of late, organizations are increasingly realizing they must beef up their security teams or risk catastrophe.
Matt Comyns, global co-head of the Cybersecurity practice at Russell Reynolds Associates, an executive leadership and search firm, sat down with CIO.com to discuss the changing role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the global cybersecurity landscape and why finding and retaining elite security talent is critical.
The open-source startup raises $8 million in funding to further its Docker container virtualization-based efforts.
The move toward a services-based approach for all IT is taking another step today with the launch of the CoreOS Managed Linux operating system as a service offering.
Will your choice of phablet determine the mobile ecosystem you get locked into for health and fitness tracking, automobile navigation and home entertainment?
I've been mulling this questions since I saw Google's flurry of news at its 2014 I/O conference this week. More on that in a second. First, let's start with Apple, which is expected to release two big-screened iPhone 6 phones this fall, one model at 4.7 inches and another at 5.5 inches.