Coca-Cola has admitted falling prey to bizarre slow-motion data breach in which an employee apparently stole dozens of laptops over several years containing the sensitive data of 74,000 people without anyone noticing.
Stories by John E Dunn
The European Parliament has cut access to its public Wi-Fi network after detecting a man-in-the-middle attack on a number of email accounts apparently carried out by a white hat researcher out to expose poor security at the institution.
The criminals behind the rapacious and terrifying Cryptolocker Trojan have lowered their ransom demands to take account of the soaring value of their preferred currency, Bitcoins, according to security firm F-Secure.
Sky has announced Broadband Shield, a content filtering system it hopes will mollify Government calls for ISPs to automatically block a range of content such as hardcore porn without forcing it to impose strict controls on all customers.
Microsoft is opening a landmark 16,800-square foot (1,560m sq) Cybercrime Centre on its Redmond campus to act as an HQ and anchor point for a network of satellite offices that will collect evidence on malware from every continent, the firm has announced.
The difficulties of integrating virtualised servers with the software necessary to secure them is creating unmanageable complexity that risks undermining the needs of both, a Trend Micro snapshot of European IT manager opinions has found.
UTM vendor Watchguard has expanded its security platform with a new ‘visibility' engine that turns the raw data from its physical or virtualised appliances into useful intelligence about applications, users and the threats facing them in real time.
The global market for security and services will rise to US $67.2 billion ($85.4 billion) in 2013, with further stellar growth taking that as high as $86 billion by 2016, Gartner analysts at the firm's Security & Risk Management Summit have predicted.
Many organisations exaggerate the difficulties of migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 by over-estimating the importance of little-used applications, a survey from consultancy Centrix Software has suggested.
Internet criminals have opened a new front in Latin America and the Caribbean and seem to have founded booming businesses thanks to low levels of cybercrime protection and awareness, a rare but timely analysis of the region by Trend Micro has found.
The NHS’s Sussex Health Informatics Service (HIS) has completed a major migration project that saw it move from an Intrusion Prevention System to a new security design based around ForeScout’s CounterACT network access control.
Infosecurity education body (ISC)2 is collaborating with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) to launch a new certification the pair hope will offer cloud security professionals an important benchmark for competence in the field.
Imperva used last week's Infosecurity Show in London to announce what it believes is a key innovation for its line of web application firewalls - crowd-sourced threat data.
State-of-the-art cyberweapons are now powerful enough to severely disrupt nations and the organisations responsible for their critical infrastructure, Kaspersky Lab founder and CEO Eugene Kaspersky has warned in a speech to a select audience of UK police, politicians and CSOs.
Eight members of a London-based phishing gang that went on a ‘cheeseburgers and gold’ spending binge after robbing a British expat of her £1 million ($1.5 million) life savings have been found guilty of the crime at Southwark Crown Court.