Confidential records breached at Fla. college
(AP)—Officials at a Florida Panhandle college say hackers accessed nearly 300,000 records in the school's computer systems that contains names, Social Security and bank routing numbers of students, teachers, staff and retirees.
Hackers shifting to 'destruction': US cyber chief
Hackers are stepping up the intensity of their attacks, moving from "disruption" to "destruction" of key computer systems, the top US cyber-defense official said Monday.
Cisco CEO's pay package dipped 9 pct in past year
(AP)—Cisco Systems Inc. trimmed CEO John Chambers' pay package for the past fiscal year by 9 percent as concerns about growth at the maker of computer networking equipment weighed on its stock.
Not fare: Hacker app resets subway card for free rides (w/ Video)
Microsoft fixing security bug in Internet Explorer (Update)
(AP)—Microsoft is releasing an update to its Internet Explorer browser to fix a security problem that could expose personal computers to hacking attacks.
Tracking people by their 'gait signature'
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a walking gait recognition system that, in combination with other tools, can help track an individual though a CCTV monitored area by analysing the way ...
New NIST publication provides guidance for computer security risk assessments
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a final version of its risk assessment guidelines that can provide senior leaders and executives with the information they need to understand and make decisions ...
German watchdog warns of Internet Explorer breach
(AP)—The German government agency overseeing IT safety is warning of a security breach in Microsoft's Internet Explorer and recommending people use other browsers until the problem is fixed. ...
Flame cyber virus linked to more malware: report
The Flame virus believed to be part of a cyberwarfare effort against Iran was developed as early as 2006 and is linked to at least three other malware programs, a new analysis said Monday.
Disaster is just a click away
A Kansas State University computer scientist and psychologist are developing improved security warning messages that prompt users to go with their gut when it comes to making a decision online.
FBI steps up to $1B next-gen ID program
Japanese partnership results in palm recognition security for smartphones
Local irrigation systems provide better food security: study
Farmer-led irrigation schemes provide better food security, protect millions of farmers from climate risks and reduce poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, a new study showed Friday.