The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank has suffered a cyberattack in which its domain name servers were hijacked, security blogger Brian Krebs reported on Monday.
In a twist of irony, an initiative by Hilton Hotels & Resorts to prompt members to change the passwords of their account culminated in the discovery of a bug that could allow hackers to take over any number of accounts, if they knew the 9-digit number of a valid account.
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The "Masque" attack could replace legitimate iOS apps with malware-laden apps, resulting in possible theft of passwords, emails and other sensitive data, warns security firm FireEye.
While many enterprises look to technology to stop security breaches, it turns out a full 70 percent of IT security breaches are the result of human error.. Or at least that is the message of a new infographic from Dell.
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Wells Fargo has taken three mobile banking-related startups under its wing as part of its first official accelerator program.
Rather than trying to use unique, complex passwords for every single Web service or computer system, a paper from Microsoft suggests you use simple password for sites and services that don't provide access to sensitive or valuable data.