Hacker behind DNC email leaks, U.S. election database hacks arrested in Prague


A Russian hacker has been arrested in Prague by Czech police in cooperation with the FBI. The alleged hacker was supposedly involved in several cyberattacks on the U.S. and is specifically suspected of conducting the email leaks that took place at this year’s Democratic National Convention.

Malware posing as Dual Instance app steals users’ Twitter credentials

Do you have more than one Twitter or WhatsApp account? If you answered yes, do you want to log in to these multiple accounts at the same time? Up until this point, logging in to multiple social media accounts at one time has only been possible by usi…

Cybersecurity: SMBs At Greater Risk [infographic]


In Part 3 of our exploration of the state of cybersecurity — Part 1 examined the basics of business security, including the core functions (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover), while Part 2 addressed the growing and evolving threat environment — we find that the size of your organization doesn’t matter when it comes to risks. The ugly truth is that all organizations are vulnerable, particularly small and medium businesses, which do not offer the financial potential of larger organizations, but also have neither the skills nor resources of wealthier targets. 

Could an Internet of Things botnet army threaten the internet?


Last week, security blogger Brian Krebs’ blog, KrebsOnSecurity.com, was taken offline with a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The sustained attack threw upwards of 620 gigabits per second of junk data at his site – more than enough to take down a site of that size.