Evernote Corp., an online note-taking and document storage service, said a March cyber attack that obtained usernames and encrypted passwords cost “many millions of dollars” and didn’t come from China.
A recent report found 36 countries to be using a sophisticated spyware used to monitor political dissidents. New versions are disguised as Mozilla Firefox and information about the Malaysian General Election.
Over the last two years, various European Data Protection Commissioners have taken action against Google. Hardly a month goes by without something being reported: a €145,000 StreetView fine here or a court case about jurisdiction there.
The problem is that it’s not balanced: Attackers generally benefit from new security technologies before defenders do. For the most part, though, society still wins. The bad guys simply can’t do enough damage to destroy the underlying social system.
In its analysis of a recent massive cyber-attack, EU cyber-security agency ENISA today points out that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have failed to apply well-known security measures which have been available for over a decade.
Perhaps the best way to think of stolen bitcoin is as stolen art. Sure, we can hang it anywhere. Don’t expect to sell it at Christie’s. A resource that loses its value as soon as it is stolen, may be one that isn’t stolen.
Commission Européenne - Communiqué de presse - MEMO Brussels, 16 April 2013 European Commission The European Commission welcomes the vote of the European Parliament in a plenary session today to extend the mandate of the European Network and...
One of the major reasons the SEC and other government agencies have been applying pressure for breach disclosure and transparency is to help organizations work together to more quickly identify and control cyber threats.