The social media savvy Islamic State frightens most of the world with its gruesome Internet postings of executions and online recruitment of new Jihadists. But is the terrorist group likely to launch cyber-attacks?
A researcher says he tricked the Touch ID biometric fingerprint scanner built into the new iPhone 6, using a fake fingerprint created with glue. But it remains to be seen how well would-be fraudsters could employ this technique.
The new Apple Pay mobile payment system isn't going to kill credit cards. But when it launches next month in the United States, the system could help improve payment security. Learn how Apple Pay works.
Apple announces security and privacy changes tied to the release of iOS8, including better data encryption, more secure iCloud backups, and a corporate promise to be more transparent. But it delays release of its HealthKit.
Recalling an up to 10-day delay in Homeland Security helping other agencies cope with the Heartbleed vulnerability, DHS's Phyllis Schneck champions FISMA reform legislation that would codify the department's role as guardian of civilian agency IT.
When IBM unveiled BIOS - Basic Input/Output System - in 1981 with the introduction of its personal computer, few perceived it as a security threat. But now, NIST has issued a new guide to mitigate BIOS vulnerabilities in servers.
While the new Apple Pay system is slated to debut next month in the United States, payment card brands say the system eventually will expand to some of the other 66 countries that already accept contactless payments.
Security experts see good news and bad in Apple's latest announcements. Upsides include Apple Pay and numerous privacy and security improvements in iOS 8. But after the celebrity photo leak, iCloud fixes remain missing.
Apple has announced a new payment feature known as Apple Pay for its latest iPhones that uses NFC technology to conduct transactions. Security and payment experts say the move eventually could help improve payment security.
Apple plans to add safeguards to help address security vulnerabilities exploited by celebrity photo hackers. But some security experts contend that the proposed changes won't block iCloud account hackers.
2014 has seen an explosion of mobile banking demand and services. But as the channel grows, so do the threats against it. What are today's top threats, and how can institutions offer more secure mobile banking?
Initial reports suggested that Russian hackers could behind an attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other U.S. banks. While it's still far from clear who the culprits are, experts discuss the potential hacking motivations of a nation-state.