South Korea Spy Agency Says North Hacking Smartphones

South Korea Spy Agency Says North Hacking Smartphones SEOUL – North Korea attempted to hack tens of thousands of South Korean smartphones this year, using malware disguised in mobile gaming apps, the South’s spy agency said in a report submitted to parliament this week. The National Intelligence Service said more than 20,000 smartphones may have…

Hackers Breach White House Computer System

Hackers Breach White House Computer System WASHINGTON – The White House’s unclassified computer network was recently breached by intruders, a US official said Tuesday, with The Washington Post newspaper reporting that the Russian government was thought to be behind the act. "In the course of assessing recent threats, we identified activity of concern on the…

Is Your Identity and Access Management Out of Control?

Is Your Identity and Access Management Out of Control? Is Your Identity and Access Management Out of Control? (Part 1) The answer depends on which controls you’re referring to. In part one of this two-part series, we’ll see where you stack up on the question of whether your Identity and Access Management (IAM) is out…

Fear of Ebola Used for New Cyber-Attacks

Cybercriminals are now using the threat of the Ebola virus to con email users into downloading malicious payloads. By Cecilia Galvin It was only a matter of time: Cybercriminals are now using the threat of the Ebola virus to con email users into downloading malicious payloads. One particularly monstrous email purported to come from the…