A computer system used to monitor fuel rods in a Germany nuclear power plant is crawling with malware, the plant's operator, German utility RWE, admitted this week.
In most data breaches examined by Verizon in its Data Breach Investigations Report, or DBIR, released Tuesday, it took attackers minutes to compromise corporate systems, but it took firms weeks or longer to discover the compromise.
Close to three-quarters of organizations have suffered a distributed denial of service attack, according to a survey of more than 1,000 IT security pros by Neustar.
One new zero-day was discovered on average every week in 2015, or 54 zero-day vulnerabilities in all, a 125 percent increase from 2014, according to Symantec's annual Internet Security Threat Report released this week.
Menlo Security, a security startup that emerged from stealth mode last year, is partnering with Check Point to integrate its isolation platform with Check Point's next-generation firewalls and vSEC Virtual Edition gateways, which protect virtualized environments from threats by securing virtual machines and applications.
Malware attacks against automated teller machines around the world are on the rise, warned security researchers at TrendMicro in a blog post Tuesday.
After scores of reports and complaints, Costa Rica has decided to investigate whether hackers rigged its 2014 election.
Google is upgrading its Safe Browsing Alerts for Network Administrators to include URLs related to unwanted and malicious software as well as social engineering to the dataset that Google provides to IT admins.
Cybercriminals have been carrying out a spear-phishing attack using malware-laden fake emails targeted at businesses that use FedEx for shipping, warned Comodo Threat Research Labs in a Tuesday blog post.
Some major U.S. websites are spreading malware through a malvertising campaign related to the Angler Exploit Kit, warned Trend Micro in a blog post.