Over the last three years, foreign hackers have twice successfully breached the computers systems at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which oversees the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants, according to a report by the NRC's Office of the Inspector General.
The Backoff malware, detailed in a US-CERT alert, has already infected point-of-sale systems at 600 retailers, according to security firm Trustwave.
The Android Fake ID flaw could open up enterprises that allow BYOD to malware that impersonate trusted apps, steal confidential information and fool mobile device management software.
Close to half of organizations either do not have a mobile device policy at all or have not fully implemented the policy they have in place, according to a survey of 1,100 IT security pros who are members of the LinkedIn Information Security Community.
Security firm Sucuri is warning WordPress admins that a "massive" malware infection is wreaking havoc on WordPress websites. Sites with outdated plugins or weak passwords are particularly at risk.
A new malware called ScarePakage seizes mobile phones and pretends to be the FBI in order to coerce users to hand over money to have the device set free.
The U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are warning the hospitality industry about keystroke logging malware that has been infecting PCs at hotel business centers, according to an advisory obtained by KrebsonSecurity.
Brokerage house Benjamin F. Edwards suffered a data breach in May that resulted in customer data being stolen from its computer systems.
The number of daily infected users worldwide climbed from below 12,000 in May to more than 16,000 at the end of June.
Most Android devices suffer from a security flaw that enables malware to make unauthorized phone calls, disrupt calls and execute codes that can access device functions and other unauthorized actions, warns IDG News Service.