Verisign: better hackers behind attack boom

Wednesday, 17 November 2004, 12:17 PM EST

Security events in the third quarter jumped 150 percent over the same period last year, fueled by more sophisticated hackers writing better code who are more interested in dollars than creating computer disasters, said Internet security firm VeriSign Tuesday.

VeriSign's three-times-a-year Internet Security Intelligence Briefing (ISIB) analyzes data that the Mountain View, Calif.-based firm collects from the services it provides its customers, such as SSL digital certificates, domain name system (DNS) services, and fraud protection.

By Gregg Keizer at Internet Week.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals itís our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Sep 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //