A recent IBM study revealed that many high-profile attacks against retail companies originate from vulnerabilities classified as low-hanging fruit.
I learned a lot while online shopping for Christmas — including some of the major warning signs signaling false or malicious mobile apps.
The August malware, a new Trojan recently discovered by Proofpoint, uses macros and Powershell to target customer service employees at retail companies.
The IBM X-Force Threat Research team is keeping watch on all things retail during the upcoming Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping weekend.
Retail cybersecurity is critical during the holiday season, particularly during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday national shopping events.
Cyber Monday seems to be on the rise, but concerns about online shopping security still discourage some consumers from participating in the retail event.
Security teams must implement layered security capabilities to defend against the variety of threats fraudsters launch to capitalize on the holiday bustle.
Cybercriminals flooded Apple's mobile software store with fake retail apps, putting personal and corporate data at risk in the weeks before Black Friday.
According to a new cybercrime report, security firm ThreatMetrix recorded 76 million blocked e-commerce transactions in Q3 2016, up 60 percent from 2015.
Companies that enlist extra help during the holidays must carefully vet temporary hires and restrict access to manage seasonal employee security risks.