CenturyLink was awarded an expansion contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E³A) protections to U.S. federal civilian agencies, a win that illustrates its growing presence in the cybersecurity protection space.
AT&T said in a new report that businesses experienced about 43 million security incidents in 2014, up 48 percent from 2013. That equals 117,000 attacks daily, the service provider said.
It appears that hackers have found vulnerabilities in a number of DSL routers from four major manufacturers that allow the devices to be accessed remotely via a hidden administrator account. An alert issued by the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) at Carnegie Mellon University revealed that DSL routers from Asus, Digicom, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT), and ZTE are affected by this issue.
A young security researcher says he's uncovered a vulnerability in a Charter Communications customer service site that could expose sensitive customer information.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure that should help companies deal with the privacy and financial issues surrounding cybersecurity attacks.
He drives a Jeep, and by all accounts, he's an outdoorsman. But don't be fooled by the aggressive energy-savings initiative Mark Dzuban is spearheading. Energy 2020, a wide-reaching cable-industry push to reduce electrical power consumption by at least 25 percent by the year 2020, is as much about hard economic reality for the cable business as it is about tree-hugging. What's at stake? By Dzuban's estimates, more than $1 billion.
Using descriptors like "vicious" and "malicious," Sony Corp. CEO Kazuo Hirai used his company's Consumer Electronics Show press conference Monday to finally break his public silence about the crippling IT attack on Sony Pictures last month.
Dish Network engaged in talks with embattled Sony Pictures over the weekend about screening the comedy feature The Interview for its 14 million subscribers, but ultimately balked.
With most of the large U.S. theater chains backing away from its mid-budget comedy feature The Interview amid an unprecedented global computer hacking threat, might Sony consider releasing the $42 million film via online streaming or pay-TV VOD?
One of the pay-TV industry's linchpin programmers, Sony Pictures, rendered its most aggressive response yet to an unprecedented three-week-old network hacking crisis.