Security researchers from Chinese security firm Tencent Keen Security Lab have found and helped fix several vulnerabilities in Tesla Model X cars that would have allowed an attacker to control the vehicle from a remote location.
Two US security researchers have found vulnerabilities in smart car wash solutions sold by PDQ, a US-based vendor of Internet-connected car wash equipment and software.
Ruben Santamarta, a security researcher for IOActive, has found various vulnerabilities in nuclear radiation monitoring equipment from three vendors, who when contacted by the researcher, declined to fix the reported flaws, each for various reasons.
Today, Wikileaks published more documents part of its Vault 7 CIA exposé series, revealing new manuals for three tools named Achilles, Aeris, and SeaPea, part of a larger CIA project named Imperial.
Research presented yesterday at the Black Hat USA 2017 security conference revealed that Bitcoin trading platform BTC-e is responsible for cashing out 95% of all ransomware payments made since the start of 2014.
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.
Google's Android Security team announced today the discovery of a new powerful Android spyware — named Lipizzan — which Google claims to be linked to Equus Technologies, an Israeli company.
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.
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.
Beijing police have arrested the makers of the Fireball adware family, presumed to have infected millions of devices around the globe.
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.