Researchers at cybersecurity firm Checkmarx have found a way to turn an Amazon Echo (Alexa-powered) smart speaker into an eavesdropping device.
Attackers are targeting Internet accessible HPE iLO 4 remote management interfaces, supposedly encrypting the drives, and then demanding Bitcoins to get access to the data again. While it has not been 100% confirmed if the hard drives are actually being encrypted, we do know that multiple victims have been affected by this attack.
Two security researchers from F-Secure have created a device that can read any valid or expired hotel key card and generate a master key that can open any room door or grant attackers access to secure hotel areas.
Although Chrome and Firefox are very popular, it doesn't mean you have to use them. Depending on your needs and browsing habits, there may very well be another browser that's a better fit. In this article we take a look at six alternative browsers that have different strengths & features.
Microsoft released yesterday two new Windows Update packages meant to fix the Spectre v2 vulnerability.
Europol officials have shut down WebStresser, a website where users could register and launch DDoS attacks after paying for a monthly plan, with prices starting as low as €15 ($18.25).
Former NSA hacker and current macOS security expert Patrick Wardle has released this week an app named Do Not Disturb that can be used to detect "evil maid" attacks —a term used to describe unknown persons that leverage physical access to hack and steal data from a device.
Apple has released earlier today a quick batch of updates meant to fix security-related bugs in macOS, iOS, and the Safari browser.
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has fined Yahoo (or what's left of the company) $35 million for failing to disclose a massive security breach that took place in 2014.
MikroTik has released firmware patches for RouterOS, the operating system that ships with some of its routers. The patches fix a zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild.
Microsoft announced today that they are adding account backup and recovery to the iOS version of their Microsoft Authenticator app. This allows you to recover your two step verification data in the event that you lose your device, your data is deleted, or you wish to access it from another device.
A hacker (or group of hackers) has hijacked the DNS servers of MyEtherWallet.com, a web-based Ether wallet service.
Child sexual exploitation impacts everyone around the world. As predators are increasingly using the internet to find victims, law enforcement have also been employing technology in order to apprehend suspects. Thankfully, a new algorithm may allow law enforcement to find these predators before they can cause harm.
A welcome page shown by Microsoft Edge in the latest Windows 10 Redstone 4 Insider build may have leaked the name of the upcoming Windows 10 feature update. While everyone has been calling the next update the "Spring Creators Update", Microsoft Edges's welcome page in build 17134.1 is calling it the "April Update".
The screen-locking feature added to a popular banking trojan was never intended to be used for ransomware-like operations, researchers from Fortinet revealed on Monday.
Mozilla engineers are planning to add a new security feature to Firefox with the addition of same-site cookie support in Firefox 60, scheduled for release next month, on May 9.
A security researcher has released a proof-of-concept exploit affecting the Nvidia Tegra chips that come with Nintendo Switch devices.
Tech support scams are bigger than ever, according to Microsoft, the company revealing last week that it received over 153,000 reports from customers who were the victims of a tech support scam in 2017, a number that went up 24 percent compared to complaints the OS maker received in 2016.
With the release of Windows 10 Insider build 17650, Microsoft added a new stripped down version called "Windows Lean" that uses approximately 2GB less space on x64 systems. It achieves this by not installing many of the standard apps and features that are usually installed in Windows 10.
Eventbrite has recanted on a recent change made to its Merchant Agreement that allowed the company to attend and film events, and then keep the copyright for that recording.