AuthorRobert Lemos Contributing Writer
Their struggles underscore the difficulties for small towns in dealing with cyberattacks.
Cancer research is a particular target among Chinese espionage groups, says security firm FireEye.
The state government and cybersecurity groups have mobilized to respond to a mass ransomware attack that simultaneously hit 23 different towns statewide.
Students continue to be weak links for schools and universities, according to data from security firm Malwarebytes.
Cybercriminals are initiating more attacks using low-bandwidth techniques, but the tactics expand the gray area between DDoS attacks and popular methods of mass scanning.
Banks and merchants are expanding their payment offerings but continue to be wary of the potential fraud risk.
In a half-year project, two researchers tested six of the top enterprise printer brands and found vulnerabilities in every device, some of which allow remote execution.
Unlike many nations, North Korea often engages in cyber operations to generate much-needed cash for the country's coffers. In that respect, its hackers have been extremely successful.
The Air Force brought together 50 vetted hackers to find the vulnerabilities in the latest bug-bounty program hosted by a branch of the US military.
A security consultant reported vulnerabilities in Cisco's Video Surveillance Manager in 2009 - but the company ignored the issues and fired the consultant.