Cybercriminals are increasingly using compromised digital certificates to camouflage malware, warns McAfee Labs' third quarter security report.
The technology industry lags far behind a number of other industries in terms of information security effectiveness, according to a new report by security firm BitSight Technologies.
Two-thirds of IT executives say they are either very or extremely concerned about mobile malware, viruses and spyware infecting their networks, and a similar percentage is at least very concerned about corporate data leakage from mobile devices, according to a survey of 213 U.S. IT managers conducted by Forrester Research on behalf of security firm Lookout.
A disturbing 57 percent of security analysts said that data breaches they investigated or addressed were never disclosed by their companies, according to a blind survey of 200 security professionals by Opinion Matters on behalf of ThreatTrack Security.
Cloud-based sandboxing can overcome some of the limitations of on-premise sandboxing appliances, argues Aviv Raff, chief technology officer at cloud-based security firm Seculert, in a Security Week article.
Finally, there is good news on the IT security front. Software vulnerability disclosures declined 10.1 percent in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year, according to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report released this week.
For the first time, the topic of mobile security has been added to the agenda of the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, running ten years this month.
Google's Android mobile operating is under attack by more than a million malware threats and high-risk applications, according to new data from security software firm Trend Micro.
Inadequate measures to secure networked medical devices threaten the lives of patients, as well as the security of hospital networks, warns Deloitte in a new report.