A new tool developed by engineers at Stampery can help database administrators audit the security features of their current MongoDB installations, and take precautionary measures to prevent future exploitation.
Eric Taylor, known online under the nickname of Cosmo the God, was sentenced on Friday last week to three years probation for a series of hacks the teenager committed in 2011 and 2012.
A malware operator and administrator of two online hacking forums was sentenced last week to 41 months in prison for his role in the distribution of the Zeus malware and for selling online the personal data he stole from infected victims.
Germany's telecommunications regulator has issued a ban against a line of smart toys called "My Friend Cayla," calling the toy an espionage device, and recommending that parents destroy all toy instances at once.
For the second time in three months, Google engineers have disclosed a bug in the Windows OS without Microsoft having released a fix before Google's announcement.