Feb 26, 2014 — When you hear the word outsourcing, you might think of threats to jobs. To cyber experts, there's another threat: to our data. Hiring third parties with lax security can leave data vulnerable.
Feb 19, 2013 — The Chinese military unit allegedly behind cyberattacks on U.S. firms works out of a nondescript office tower in a Shanghai neighborhood that's modern, but considered a little bland.
Jan 14, 2013 — Days after the Department of Homeland Security said computer users should remove the latest versions of its Java software, Oracle Corp. says it has fixed the flaw. But U.S. security experts call another security vulnerability "likely."
Jan 11, 2013 — Millions of computer users who run the most recent versions of Oracle's Java software should disable it owing to security flaws, says the cybersecurity section of the Department of Homeland Security. The agency says, "Web browsers using the Java 7 plug-in are at high risk."
Jan 9, 2013 — Sophisticated hacking attacks on U.S. banks in recent months have distinctive qualities that are leading investigators to believe another nation may be behind the assault. The likely suspect is Iran, which security experts believe may be trying to even the score for American hacking of its nuclear program.
Jun 1, 2012 — The computer worm that took down Iranian centrifuges turns out to have been made in the USA. Cyberthreat expert Eric Byres suspects the Iranians are trying to turn it back against the U.S.
Mar 29, 2012 — Warnings about the dangers of Internet voting have been growing as the 2012 election nears, and an especially noteworthy one came Thursday from a top cybersecurity official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, who said e-voting should not yet be used for "real elections."