Italian researchers have developed a Windows drop-in driver and custom filesystem that are capable of detecting the telltale signs of a ransomware infection, stop any malicious actions and even revert any encrypted files to their previous state.
Greek police arrested a Russian national, Alexander Vinnik, 38, for his role as owner of the BTC-e Bitcoin trading platform. In the US, the Department of Justice (DOJ) formally indicted Vinnik on 21 charges related to money laundering and the operation of an unlicensed money exchange.
Dutch Police are aggressively going after Dark Web vendors using data they collected from the recently seized Hansa Market.
For years, Microsoft has run a bug bounty program where security researchers could report bugs in Microsoft products and earn money for their findings.
The author of the very popular Nanocore RAT has pleaded guilty this week, admitting to developing malware that was used by other crooks to infect countless of computers across the globe, stealing data and secretly watching unsuspecting victims.
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Some clever hackers found new ways to use the smart devices surrounding us, according to a report published last week by UK-based cyber-defense company Darktrace.
Security researchers have discovered a new backdoor trojan targeting Windows computers. Named CowelSnail, this malware appears to be the work of the same group who weaponized the SambaCry vulnerability to install cryptocurrency miners on Linux servers last month.
A bill that bans the use of proxies, Tor, and VPNs passed the Russian government's two legislative bodies and has now reached the desk of President Vladimir Putin, who can now sign it into law just by a stroke of his quill.
Google launched today version 60 of the Chrome browser. This version brings mostly developer and API-related changes, with no changes to visible UI functions. In addition, the Chrome team also fixed 40 security issues.