Hackers just can’t get enough of hacking websites. Malicious actors break into them to upload infected copies of operating systems or distribute malware. Fraudsters use website vulnerabilities to steal sensitive credentials and financial info. The feds take them over to track down child porn consumers. Hacktivists take them down to fight controversial bathroom bills. And
The 2012 LinkedIn data breach may be the breach that just keeps on giving with the news that 117 million customer email credentials originating from that hack were found for sale on the dark web prompting the professional social network to invalidate the account passwords. The initial story came from Motherboard, which reported it was
How much are cyber attacks costing organizations across the world? Which breaches are the most costly to fix and how prepared are these organizations? Find out in our cyber crime statistics infographic below.
Data breaches caused by malicious insiders and malicious code can take as long 50 days or more to fix, according to Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study. While malware, viruses, worms, trojans, and botnets take only an estimated 2-5 days to fix. Unsurprisingly, attacks by malicious insiders are also the costliest to fix
When it comes to application security, I’ve yet to meet an IT or security professional who hasn’t struggled with getting – and keeping – management on board. The challenges of executive support for security initiatives know no boundaries. Getting management on your side with application security can be a constant battle, what can you do about it?
Over the past two years, the Internet has seen some of the biggest, most devastating data breaches in history. With each attack, millions of personal identifiable information records are stolen, leading to the possibility of identity theft, banking fraud, and in some of the most notable cases, that’s right — divorce. OWASP is a non-profit
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LinkedIn says that it is moving quickly to deal with the release of data from a 2012 security breach, which could include 117 million passwords. A hacker is reportedly looking to sell a package containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users on the darknet. Some 117 million of the accounts are said to contain
Checkmarx announced that three recent reports highlight the challenge faced by developers in securing code as attacks against web applications increase, while security budgets for developers remain low. As highlighted by the influential Data Breach Investigation Report 2016, attacks against web applications have seen a dramatic rise in the last year. Attacks against every business