Opera released new versions of their mobile browser today that blocks in-browser cryptocurrency mining as long as the built-in ad blocker is enabled. This feature has already been present in the desktop version of Opera since December and is a welcome addition to their mobile counterparts.
Linus Torvalds wrote a scathing email to the Linux Kernel mailing list where he does not hold back regarding how he feels about the Spectre patches. Calling them "complete and utter garbage", Linus states that while Intel appears to be trying, or will be doing, the right thing regarding the Meltdown patches, he felt that Intel was pa
The Turkish Cyber Army hacking crew has been making rounds lately by hacking numerous web sites and twitter accounts, but appearing to target conservative U.S. political figures and reporters. Their latest victim is former Sherrif David A. Clarke, Jr., who gained publicity during President Trump's election campaign and presidency.
If you are an Overwatch fan, tomorrow is a big day as Blizzard will be releasing the long awaited cosmetic update. As a teaser for the cosmetic update, Blizzard continues to reveal new hero skins on their Twitter feed. This includes today's release of the legendary skin for D.Va called Black Cat D.Va.
An modified version of the open-source ransomware project called desuCrypt is being used as the base code for a new ransomware family being actively distributed. This family currently has two variants being distributed, with one appending the .insane extension and the other appending .DEUSCRYPT.
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A new information stealing Trojan called Evrial is being actively distributed in the wild. Like most infostealing Trojans, Evrial can steal browser cookies and stored credentials, but this Trojan also has the ability to monitor the Windows clipboard for certain text replace it with text received from the attackers.
Red Hat is releasing updates that are reverting previous patches for the Spectre vulnerability (Variant 2, aka CVE-2017-5715) after customers complained that some systems were failing to boot.
While binaries for Slack have been available for Ubuntu and Fedora, other Linux operating systems are not so lucky. To overcome this, Canonical has released Slack as a Snap, which allows Slack to be installed and used on a greater variety of Linux distributions.
A OnePlus spokesperson has officially confirmed a card breach incident affecting its online store, about which rumors started circulating online earlier in the week.
The SamSam ransomware group seems to have gotten to a "great" start in 2018, hitting several high-profile targets such as hospitals, a city council, and an ICS firm.
The US Department of Justice has arrested and charged a 37-year-old California woman with hiring a hitman to murder her 55-year-old boyfriend.
A survey of 1,700 bug bounty hunters registered on the HackerOne platform reveals that top white-hat hackers make on average 2.7 times more money than the average salary of a software engineer in the same country.
A hacker or hacker group might have stolen healthcare data for more than half of Norway's population, according to reports in local press.
Microsoft has resumed the rollout of security updates for AMD devices. The updates patch the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.
In an ABC interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Cook apologized once again for the battery slowdowns and stated a future iOS will allow users to disable this "feature".
Google has removed 53 apps from the official Play Store because they were spreading a new breed of Android malware named GhostTeam that could steal Facebook credentials and push ads to infected phones.
Reminiscent of the old "Effective Power" bug that has long caused iMessage apps to crash on iOS devices, a new bug nicknamed chaiOS has surfaced this week with similar repercussions.
Details about two vulnerabilities in an adult-themed virtual reality (VR) application were available to the general public for five days before the vendor intervened and patched the security holes.