We're almost two weeks away from Windows Vista's official End of Life (EoL) date, April 11, 2017, more than ten years after Microsoft officially launched Windows, back in January 2007.
Three angry Windows 10 users have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft over botched Windows 10 upgrades, which plaintiffs claim destroyed their data, damaged computers, and incurred lost time and money.
During the past year, Let's Encrypt has issued a total of 15,270 SSL certificates that contained the word "PayPal" in the domain name or the certificate identity. Of these, approximately 14,766 (96.7%) were issued for domains that hosted phishing sites.
Lots and lots of little crappy ransomware released this week with nothing new or innovative. We do have some interesting Spora stats, a story on the decline of Locky, and of course an updated decryptor by Fabian Wosar who continues to kick ransomware in the buttocks. Other than that, not really any of significance.
A botnet specialized in gift card fraud is using the infrastructure of nearly 1,000 websites to check the balance of several types of electronic gift cards in order to defraud legitimate card owners.
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Security researcher Dylan Ayrey detailed last week a new web-based attack named XSSJacking that combines three other techniques — Clickjacking, Pastejacking, and Self-XSS — to steal data from careless users.
As everyone kind of expected, Google Chrome, the world's leading browser with a comfortable market share of above 50%, is also the most installed software package.
News of malicious Android apps hosted on the Google Play Store doesn't seem to stop coming these days, as ESET and Zscaler researchers recently disclosed they've reported nearly 100 malicious apps they recently come across.
Google Chrome engineers announced plans today to gradually remove trust in old Symantec SSL certificates and intent to reduce the accepted validity period of newly issued Symantec certificates, following repeated slip-ups on the part of Symantec.
WikiLeaks dumped 12 new documents today that provide a more in-depth look at the hacking techniques the CIA allegedly used to hack Apple devices, such as Macs and iPhones.