A YouTuber has taken it into his hands to resolve the silent war over battery life benchmarks currently raging between Microsoft, Google, and Opera.
A "determined" attacker has breached the email system of the UK Parliament over the weekend, according to a statement put out by the UK government on Sunday afternoon.
A research paper published by four Israeli scientists details a new attack called PRMitM, or the "Password Reset Man-in-the-Middle," in which attackers hide password reset interactions for a user's legitimate profile inside account registration interactions on another site.
A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced Adam Flanagan, 42, of Bala Cynwyd, PA to one year and one day in prison for hacking and damaging the IT networks of several water utility providers across the US East Coast. The sentence was passed down last week for crimes committed in the spring of 2014.
Google announced yesterday plans to stop scanning users' Gmail inboxes for advertising purposes, a decision that in theory should improve users' privacy, but in reality, it does not.
During the past week, US users visiting adult-themed sites were targeted by ads for a fake PornHub app that contained a version of the Koler ransomware.
An unknown person has uploaded online over 32TB of Windows 10 internal builds, along with some of the operating system's source code. The data was uploaded on BetaArchive, an Internet forum dedicated to archiving software beta builds so users and developers can track how a project evolved over time.
What a crazy week. The biggest news is that we had a hosting company who actually paid a 1 million dollar (think Dr. Evil) ransomware payment. We then had the return of Locky, which at one point was the preminent ransomware being distributed. Will have to see if it can become king of the hill again.
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A former CIA agent was arrested and arraigned in court yesterday on accusations of selling top secret documents to Chinese intelligence officers disguised as members of a Chinese think tank.
Despite being an expanding threat, ransomware infections are rarely reported to law enforcement agencies, according to conclusions from the 2016 Internet Crime Report, released yesterday by the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
Another major exploit kit (EK) looks like it's heading for the EK graveyard as activity from the RIG EK has fallen to less than 25% of what the exploit kit used to handle three months ago, in March 2017.