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Former Rutgers Student, Two Others Plead Guilty to Operating Mirai Botnet

Trio faces up to five years in federal prison and fines of up to $250,000

Security Compliance: The Less You Spend the More You Pay

The costs of complying with data protection requirements are steep, but the costs of non-compliance are even higher, a new study shows.

Russian-Speaking ‘MoneyTaker’ Group Helps Itself to Millions from US Banks

Banks in Latin America appear to be next big target, Group-IB says.

Conficker: The Worm That Won’t Die

More than nine years after it infected millions of systems worldwide, the malware continues to be highly active, according to a Trend Micro report.

NIST Releases New Cybersecurity Framework Draft

Updated version includes changes to some existing guidelines - and adds some new ones.

Bitcoin Sites Become Hot Targets for DDoS Attacks

The Bitcoin industry is now one of the top 10 most-targeted industries for DDoS campaigns. Price manipulation could be one goal, Imperva says.

NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining National Defense Secrets

Nghia Hoang Pho faces up to eight years in prison for removing highly classified NSA data from workplace and storing it at home.

Developers Can Do More to Up Their Security Game: Report

Developers can play a vital role in accelerating the adoption of AppSec practices, security vendor says.

Developers Can Do More to Up Their Security Game: Veracode

Developers can play a vital role in accelerating the adoption of AppSec practices, security vendor says.

New OWASP Top 10 List Includes Three New Web Vulns

But dropping cross-site request forgeries from list is a mistake, some analysts say.