The team at Keeper, a password manager application, has compiled a list of 2016's most commonly used passwords, and yet again people have chosen the simplistic "123456" as their favorite password in 2016.
Mobile security experts with Intel Security (McAfee) have discovered a rash of Android apps available through the Google Play Store that were stealing Instagram credentials and uploading the data to a remote server.
1,101,252 people signed a petition that asks President Barack Obama to pardon and exonerate NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden of all charges. The petition was set in motion in September 2016, just before the premiere of the Snowden movie, directed by Oliver Stone, and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Snowden.
Members of the Hamas Palestinian militant group have posed as women and tricked Israeli soldiers into installing malware on their phones, a member of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) said last week.
Named CryptoSearch, this tool identifies files encrypted by several types of ransomware families and provides the user with the option to copy or move the files to a new location, in hopes that a decrypter that can recover the locked files will be released in the future.
The Internet Archive has launched on Friday a Chrome extension that will detect "Page not found" and other web errors and replace them with a copy from its Wayback Machine, if available. The extension is already available on the Chrome Web Store.
Zachary Shames pleaded guilty today to charges of developing and selling malware that was later used to infect thousands of victims.
Security researchers have gained access to one of the servers used by the Cerber gang, from where they were able to extract basic statistics about their operation.
Security researcher Tobias Boelter has discovered a bug in the encrypted communications system used by WhatsApp that allows a determined third-party actor, possibly Facebook, to intercept encrypted messages.
The ransomware scourge does not want to let up. This week we have seen lots of small infections released, a very professional Spora Ransomware payment site, the continuing relentless attack on MongoDB databases, and a big time ransomware payout. The good news is that wwe also had a few decryptors released by Emsisoft!
Today we have a deal for an online course bundle that provides 37 hours of training in becoming a Oracle Database Administrator. This training course is normally priced at at $2,065, but has been discounted 97% to $49 as part of this deal. Certificates of completion will be provided at the end of the courses.