Russian hackers reportedly penetrated computers at the Democratic National Committee, accessing confidential information, including opposition research on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
As big-time breaches become more common, there’s no excuse for leaving your data exposed
Cybersecurity experts from Network Box USA, Proficio and Securonix commented on news that a 2012 breach of LinkedIn member information was much larger than originally reported, and that the data is available for purchase online.
“If the hackers are stealthy and not cocky, a small, slow leak of data from a database may, on the surface, appear to be a simple query, and finding out the data is actually being stolen, will be hard,” [Pierluigi] Stella said.
This year is notable on multiple fronts: It’s the conference’s 25th anniversary, parts of the Moscone Center are being demolished and rebuilt – thus displacing some of the conference – while attendance is on track to reach peak levels. Indeed, the organizers predict that they will see more than 40,000 attendees this year.
Winners of the Security Industry’s Coveted Global Excellence Awards were feted by Info Security Products Guide in San Francisco
Public WiFi systems such as those found on airplanes, in cafes or at malls are completely insecure and anyone using them should think of everything they type as being broadcast to a billboard in Times Square, say security professionals.