Experts say botched patch leaves tens of millions of Mac OS X devices vulnerable to hijack.
"10 percent (of information security staff being women) is appalling and we should be shocked at that," delegates were told at RSA, with suggestions made as to how the imbalance might be fixed.
Cyber-security firm FireEye details zero-day exploits perpetrated by 'nation-state' sponsored threat actors.
Google has announced that it plans to encrypt most ads placed on the search engine from this summer, in a big to combat growing malvertising attacks.
As Russia moves to strengthen state control over the internet in Russia, commercial concerns are anxious that any telco or ISP could be acquired.
This vulnerability, if left unpatched, affects every flavour of Windows utilising the IIS services version 6+ to support web sites.
Information is the lifeblood of modern business, no less so than in the lofty eyries of the legal eagles, where sensitive client information is analysed and monetised.
British politics and current affairs magazine New Statesmen has admitted it was hacked on Wednesday, with the home page content on http://newstatesman.com/ redirecting to http://trescorts.com/, a Turkish escort website.
A warning from a US government watchdog that hackers could potentially destroy an airplane via the on-board Wi-Fi has been questioned and criticised by information security professionals and pilots alike.
PCI DSS v3.1 has been announced in a bid to close known security vulnerabilities in SSL and some TLS protocols;14 month transition.
The much-publicised information security skills gap shows no sign of slowing down, with one new report suggesting there will be a shortage of 1.5 million trained professionals by 2020.
Two cyber-espionage groups break cover to fire loaded emails at each other.
Adrian Leppard, the City of London police commissioner, has said that police don't have any resources to deal with increasingly sophisticated cyber-criminals - with banks part of the problem.
British companies were hit hardest in Europe when it came to data breaches last year, according to a new report from Symantec.
With phishing attacks still the most common way for cyber-attackers to break organisational security, the race is on to identify ways to prevent or blunt the impact of these attacks.
The information security industry constantly warns of the latest 'advanced' or 'in-the-wild' malware but new analysis from Verizon suggests that infosec pros face the same or similar threats year in, year out.
Most successful cyber-attacks in 2014 used known vulnerabilities that were at least a year old, and the top 10 CVEs accounted for almost 97 percent of the exploits reports Verizon.
Less than a week after the 'Beebone' botnet was taken down, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation, along with other global companies and agencies, has dismantled the 'Simda' botnet.
The latest Global Threat Report from Dell Security reveals that attacks against SCADA systems have doubled in the last year - with most regarded as political.
A new Apple flaw opens up iOS and OS X devices to remotely activated denial of service attacks.
With the UK general election only weeks away now, a security flaw has surfaced in the Australian state of New South Wales that may have left votes susceptible to interception and manipulation.
A joint operation by crime agencies and computer security companies has successfully taken down the Beebone botnet.
Vigilante hactivists at Anonymous are preparing to launch DDoS attacks against hundreds of ISIS websites, the majority of which are hosted in the US or UK. CloudFlare, the content delivery network for around half of these sites, has defended its lack of censorship.
Hackers claiming to be closely associated with ISIS took French TV station TV5Monde offline for hours and defaced its social media sites earlier today.
Just before the UK closed down for the extended Easter Bank Holiday weekend, IBM security researchers published a report warning about a malware campaign attacking online bank users.
The responses of global practitioners were compared with Global 1000 security execs, which provided a best practices benchmark.
Discovery of data theft leads to Google pulling more than 200 dodgy extensions from Chrome Web Store.
Download demo game hides nasty payload.
Russia behind cyber-attack on White House - hackers have been in the system for months.
Linux Australia president Joshua Hesketh, says that a "malicious individual" had used a RAT to access Linux Australia's main conference database resulting in a data breach.
Kevin Bollaert, 28, operated the now-infamous revenge porn sites U Got Posted and Change My Reputation
Days after hacktivist collective Anonymous warned Israeli companies and websites that it would begin its annual cyber-attack campaign against the country on Tuesday, one Israeli political party's website was defaced.
Trend Micro believes that point-of-sale malware attackers will increasingly target travellers.
Snapchat issues transparancey data for 4 month period showing nearly 100 government data requests per month.
Google has reacted quickly to a suspected security breach last week by refusing to recognise certificates from Chinese authority CNNIC.
Facebook privacy is once again in question with researchers finding that the social networking giant tracks all visitors, including those who do not have a user account.
Cyber-espionage by newly discoverd hacking group dubbed Volatile Cedar, believed linked to a Lebanese political group, leads to hundreds of webservers getting hacked.
China is being accused of pulling unwitting users into DDos attacks on the GitHub website to hit anti-censorship activists.
IBM has a £2 billion development programme better integrate data into its plaforms via a new internet of things unit, as well as creating a new a cloud platform.
Worldwide law enforcement continues to voice concerns over technology companies' increasing use of encryption.
Courts tell Safari users they can sue Google over cookie privacy violation, considered ironic given Google's support for combatting government surveillance.
A joint study from Venafi and the Ponemon Institute reveals that digital keys and certificates are in peril, especially at UK organisations.
The international criminal police organisation Interpol is not just the stuff of spy movies. The global policing body, which now operates with 190 member countries, has identified a threat to virtual currencies.
Russian banks see Tyupkin ATM malware use rise in Russia and take steps to locate culprits.
A new generation of vulnerabilities that threaten WordPress users revolve around various plugins for the blogging platform report researchers.
A hacking collective going by the name of 'Vikingdom2015' claims to have taken offline various US state websites, including Maine.gov and Nyc.gov, as well as Amazon's Twitch. The group told SC its motive, the type of attack and what's to come.
New research by security vendor AVG has revealed that a variant of the well-known Vawtrak banking Trojan is using some unusual methods to hide what it is doing in an attempt to evade detection.
Security researchers at Ben Gurion University in Israel have continued their examination of security on air-gapped PCs, finding that they can be compromised using specially-designed malware measuring tiny fluctuations in heat.
Cisco researcher warns of flaws in devices ISPs give to customers.