An Arizona court sentenced a local man to four years of federal probation after what the judge described as a "one-time lapse in judgment" when the man redirected a company's website to a gay porn portal after a failed extortion attempt.
Today, I discovered a new variant of the CryptoMix ransomware that is appending the .SHARK extension to encrypted file names. This family of ransomware usually releases a new version almost every week, if not sooner, so it is a bit surprising to see them take almost three weeks to release this variant.
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can be used as a means to bridge air-gapped networks with the outside world, allowing remote attackers to send commands to malware placed inside a target's isolated network.
Administrators of various underground hacking forums hosted on both the public Internet and Dark Web are having serious discussions about the "good idea" of allowing the sale of ransomware via their platforms.
Apple published security updates and bulletins for six products such as Xcode 9, tvOS 11, watchOS 4, Safari 11, iOS 11, and iTunes 12.7 (for both macOS and Windows).
iTerm2, a popular Mac application that comes as a replacement for Apple's official Terminal app, just received a security fix minutes ago for a severe security issue that leaked terminal content via DNS requests.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16291 for PC to insiders on the fast ring that includes the ability for Cortana to transfer the current spot you are on in news articles or news listings to your PC. This allows you to read an article when on your phone and then continue reading it on your computer.
Proof-of-concept malware created by a team of Israeli researchers uses the infrared capabilities of modern security cameras as a channel for data exfiltration, but also to receive new commands from its operators.
Russian police acknowledged today that they were responsible for taking down RAMP [Russian Anonymous Marketplace] — a Tor-based market that primarily sold drugs — a Russian Interior Ministry official told Russian news agency TASS today.
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