The dark digital world facilitates massive hacks like the one that affected Yahoo.
James Lyne, our global head of security research, walks NBC Nightly News reporter Tom Costello through this haven for hackers.
The recent WikiLeaks drop of CIA documents has raised awareness of the reality of cyber-threats and espionage, and how digital infrastructure in America and around the world is under threat thanks to hacking attacks and ransomware, James Lyne told Tom Costello on NBC’s Today show.
Doctors sometimes make mistakes that harm the patient. Police often fail to protect and serve. When that happens, people rightly demand the failures be analyzed and fixed. But no one ever calls for the elimination of all doctors and police.
Why then, do some call for the end of antivirus and anti-malware when failures happen? It’s a question that has vexed us for a long time.
The Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) reaffirmed its support for independent product testing in the wake of disputes that surfaced at RSA Conference 2017 last week.
It’s day 4 of RSA Conference 2017 as I write this. For me, the event ends with a flight home in a few hours. Before doing so, a review of the week is in order.