It's a fair question in light of attempts by authorities investigating the slaying of an Arkansas man to obtain voice recordings collected by an Amazon Echo speaker and its Alexa digital assistant.
Security needs to be baked into IoT devices for there to be any chance of halting a DDoS attack, according to security experts.
Security pros share New Year’s resolutions.
Despite all the bad news in information security in 2016, some positive developments may finally shift momentum.
Hacktivism has been a fact of life even before the rise of Anonymous. In 2016, we saw a tidal wave of global hacktivism and cyber spying, and this trend will continue in 2017. The social unrest around the world is ripe for escalating hacktivism, and it is increasingly fueled by goals of propaganda and profit rather than altruism.
Google has released project Wycheproof, which aims to make checking for vulnerabilities easier by checking cryptographic libraries for known weaknesses.
While employees are away, the security staff should get policies in order.
Ryan O’Leary, VP Threat Research Centre at WhiteHat Security, discusses why developers and security practitioners must join forces on application security.
Black Friday, the annual American-inherited discount day, has come around once again. Busting in with its cut-price retail goods and heightened tizzy of consumers looking for the best deals, so does the risk of fraud, cyber-attacks and cyber-crime shoot up like a 4th of July firework.
A perfect example of the "domino effect" that data breaches can have.
One of Britain’s biggest mobile phone companies, Three, has admitted to a major cyber-security breach which could have exposed six million customers’ personal data at risk. Three Mobile admitted that hackers have successfully accessed its customer upgrade database after using an employee login.
Three men arrested in connection with mobile handset upgrade fraud enabled by unauthorised access to customer data.