Hacks & Hackers

Firm Uncovers Major Cyber-Espionage Campaign Against Telcos

The security firm Cybereason has uncovered a persistent cyber espionage attack on telecommunications companies worldwide to steal data on high-profile users and then spy on them.

Dark Web Looms Large as Enterprise Threat

New research from the firm Bromium finds dark web listings are booming as operators offer tailored access to enterprise networks.

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Episode 148: Joseph Menn on Cult of the Dead Cow also Veracode CEO Sam King on InfoSec’s Leaky Talent Pipeline

In this week’s episode of the podcast: Joseph Menn’s new book Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World hit store shelves this week. We reprise our March interview with Joe and talk about the origins of CDC. Also: is the talent pipeline for information security empty, or has it sprung a leak? We’re joined by Veracode CEO Sam King to talk about one of the top problems facing organizations: how to cultivate and keep information security talent.

Do Cities deserve Federal Disaster Aid after Cyber Attacks?

As cyber attacks on municipalities mount, is it time to start treating them like the manmade disasters they are?