The IRS and the Department of Education (ED) confirmed late Thursday that the federal government intentionally shut off an online tool used by millions of students each year to apply for federal student aid.
The University of California, Berkeley last week informed its campus community that it would restrict access to its legacy Course Capture (classroom lecture) content from webcast.berkeley.edu, which includes more than 20,000 videos and audio files located on YouTube and iTunesU, as part of its ongoing effort to improve the accessibility of its online content.
The decision whether or not to cave in to a ransomware attack may be less a philosophical decision and more a cost-benefit analysis.
Nearly half of Americans (49 percent) said they feel their personal data is less secure than it has been in the past.
More than 60 universities and government agencies in the United States and the United Kingdom have been attacked by a well-known international hacker dubbed “Rasputin."
Following a warning issued by the FBI’s Crime Complaint Center, the University of Florida has released resources for students to educate and protect themselves against malicious internet activity.
An unnamed university’s network was hacked through its own malware-laced vending machines, smart light bulbs and more than 5,000 other IoT devices.
The new Watson security technology is being integrated into IBM's new cognitive security operations center (SOC) platform, which combines the cognitive abilities of Watson with on-the-ground security operations to help cyber security teams detect and fight threats across endpoints, networks, users and the cloud.
Ransomware surged 16,700 percent from 2015 to 2016, though unique malware samples declined over the same period, according to a new report from network security firm SonicWall.
A new event at the MIT Sloan School of Management will teach students about critical infrastructure cybersecurity issues such as protecting computer-controlled water or electric power facilities from cyber threats.