Yesterday, Apple unleashed a wave of security updates for several of its products, including the new and highly anticipated APFS file system, currently only available with iOS 10.3.
iOS 10.3, released yesterday, has thwarted a screen-locking ransomware campaign that used a bug in mobile Safari to lock users' browsers and demand a ransom paid in iTunes pre-paid gift cards.
A person or group of malware authors calling themselves "Mafia Malware Indonesia" claimed responsibility for writing a collection of ransomware families that includes threats such as KimcilWare, MireWare, MafiaWare, CryPy, and the recent SADStory and the eponymous Mafia Malware Indonesia ransomware.
In an alert sent to medical and dental healthcare entities, the FBI is asking organizations to mind and secure their FTP servers in the face of hackers trying to get protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII).
Without making too much fuss about it, Microsoft patched a zero-day vulnerability used in live attacks by a cyber-espionage group named Zirconium. The zero-day, tracked as CVE-2017-0005, affects the Windows Win32k component in the Windows GDI (Graphics Device Interface), included in all Windows OS versions.
Flaws in the API used by Symantec partners would have allowed an attacker to retrieve certificates, including private keys, security researcher Chris Byrne said in a Facebook post published over the weekend.
A new adware family named Crusader will rewrite tech support phone numbers returned in Google search results, display ads, and show popups pushing tech support scams.
Microsoft has patched a zero-day vulnerability that was used in the massive AdGholas malvertising campaign and later integrated into the Neutrino exploit kit.
Hackers have breached America's Job Link Alliance (AJLA), a job portal offered by the Department of Labor (DOL), and stolen personal details from an undisclosed number of job seekers.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has elevated the Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) to the status of "Proposed Recommendation," the last step before becoming an official W3C standard, pending a vote from its members.
We're almost two weeks away from Windows Vista's official End of Life (EoL) date, April 11, 2017, more than ten years after Microsoft officially launched Windows, back in January 2007.
Three angry Windows 10 users have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft over botched Windows 10 upgrades, which plaintiffs claim destroyed their data, damaged computers, and incurred lost time and money.
Yesterday, Google announced plans to completely shut down the Google Talk service after June 26, 2017.
During the past year, Let's Encrypt has issued a total of 15,270 SSL certificates that contained the word "PayPal" in the domain name or the certificate identity. Of these, approximately 14,766 (96.7%) were issued for domains that hosted phishing sites.
A botnet specialized in gift card fraud is using the infrastructure of nearly 1,000 websites to check the balance of several types of electronic gift cards in order to defraud legitimate card owners.