A new spam campaign is underway that pretends to be from a group called the "WannaCry-Hack-Team" that states the infamous WannaCry Ransomware has returned, the recipients computer is infected, and they need to send some bitcoins or their files will be deleted.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country's s central banking authority, told local banks to update all ATMs still running Windows XP to a newer operating system by June 2019, or face regulatory sanctions.
Many brands of webcams, security cameras, pet and baby monitors, use a woefully insecure cloud-based remote control system that can allow hackers to take over devices by performing Internet scans, modifying the device ID parameter, and using a default password to gain control over the user's equipment and its video stream.
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Ukrainian police announced the arrest of four suspects on accusations of running six fake cryptocurrency exchanges. The four men, aged between 20 and 26, were arrested last week in the city of Dnipro.
A screenshot of a new Microsoft app called Screen Sketch may have leaked that Microsoft is still developing the Windows 10 Control Center feature.
Two US senators have proposed a bill this week that aims to address the issues with software and IT services provided to the US government and its agencies.
At Google I/O 2018 Google announced an optional new feature called "Continued Conversation" that would allow you to continue talking to Google Assistant without using the wake up word each time. Starting today, this new feature has begun to rollout to Google Home, Google Home Mini and Google Home Max devices worldwide.
Call me a cynic, but one thing I have learned from the using the Internet is to double-check, if not triple-check, everything you download. So many downloads have malware, adware, and scripts that perform malicious activities on your computer that it has to be a requirement to thoroughly check a download before it's used.
In the past, Google consolidated a users account, privacy, and security settings into one control panel called Google Account. Today, Google is revamping this interface to make it easier to use by including a search feature, making security and privacy features more readily accessible, and by offering detailed summary pages.
An Iowa man will go to prison for the next 20 years after he attempted to hijack an Internet domain at gunpoint, tased and shot the victim, and got shot back himself.
Chinese police have arrested 16 employees of a local IT company on charges of hacking after deploying cryptocurrency miners on thousands of computers at Internet cafes in 30 cities.
New versions of the SamSam ransomware will not execute unless the person running the malware's payload enters a special password via the command-line.
A weird Edge bug that was fixed earlier this month, allows a malicious website to retrieve content from other sites by playing audio files in a malformed manner that produces unintended consequences.
Microsoft announced today that it's news aggregation service that powers MSN has been rebranded as Microsoft News. This engine is used to display a list of curated news stories gathered from more than a thousand publishers, which is then aggregated in their MSN news feeds and in their Microsoft News app for Android and iOS.
Google is changing how the Play Store app is verifying the authenticity of Android apps before installation. The company plans to modify the header of APK (Android app) files to include a new metadata field that contains the app's file signature.
As of yesterday, Dutch owners of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 are being greeted with a news message on Steam stating that they are no longer allowed to trade or perform marketplace transfers for items related to these games. This is due to Dutch law that found certain Loot Boxes to be considered gambling.
Security researchers have spotted a new commercial malware product that's been put up for sale on hacking forums for the lowly price of only $50, paid in Bitcoin. Named Kardon Loader, this is a new malware strain, currently still under development, in a "beta" stage according to its author.
The developer teams from Google Home, Roku TV, and Sonos, are preparing security patches to prevent DNS rebinding attacks on their devices. Roku has already started deploying updates, while Google and Sonos are expected to deploy patches next month.