Michigan police were called at a Planet Fitness gym earlier this month to investigate a bomb threat that ended up being only a prank after a naughty user named his WiFi network "Remote Detonator."
US-based SunTrust Bank said it is working with law enforcement after it discovered that a former employee had stolen private information belonging to nearly 1.5 million customers.
Twitter has banned Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform citing the company's alleged ties with Russian intelligence agencies.
An advanced persistent threat (APT), a term sometimes used to describe nation-state-backed cyber-espionage units, is using a zero-day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer kernel code to infect victims with malware.
A botnet made up of servers and smart devices has begun the mass exploitation of a severe Drupal CMS vulnerability and is using already compromised systems to infect new machines, in a worm-like behavior.
A loud sound emitted by a fire alarm system has destroyed the hard drives of a Swedish data center, downing Nasdaq operations across Northern Europe.
Google announced earlier this week plans to enable Safe Browsing support for the Android WebView component, a stripped-down browser that comes with all Android versions.
A prodigious 18-year-old bug hunter from Chicago has discovered and reported a critical vulnerability in a LinkedIn social button that could have been abused to harvest LinkedIn user information, some of which may not have been public.
The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front.
Only 4.9 percent of today's websites utilize Flash code, a number that has plummeted from a 28.5 percent market share recorded at the start of 2011.
A team of academics has identified an issue with the Zeroicoin protocol scheme, along with two security flaws in libzerocoin, the software library used for building actual cryptocurrencies around protocol.
LocalBlox, a company that scrapes data from public web profiles, has left the details of over 48 million users on a publicly accessible Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket, according to an UpGuard security researcher who discovered the data on February 28, this year.
Symantec researchers have found a loophole in how iPhone users pair devices with Mac workstations and laptops. They say attackers can exploit this flaw —which they named Trustjacking— to take over devices without the phone owner's knowledge.
Microsoft has released a Chrome extension named "Windows Defender Browser Protection" that ports Windows Defender's —and inherently Edge's— anti-phishing technology to Google Chrome.