Canada's immigration website has gone down on the night of the US Presidential Election after early poll results started coming in, showing Republican candidate Donald Trump holding a small lead, which slowly grew as the evening progressed.
Google released today Android's Security Bulletin for the month of November, which among a total of 83 security vulnerabilities has also patched two high profile bugs identified as Drammer and Dirty COW.
Residents of two building in Lappeenranta, Finland spent a few days in the cold over the past few days as DDoS attacks aimed at a service provider indirectly affected the smart building heating system installed at their residential complex.
Police in the Netherlands have taken over a Dark Web marketplace used for selling illegal products and posted a grim warning addressed to former users and potential shoppers searching for illegal products.
Security researchers have created an experimental IoT worm that can spread on its own to nearby compatible smart devices, causing havoc inside a modern smart city by allowing an attacker to jam WiFi connections, disturb the electric grid, or brick devices making entire critical systems inoperable.
On Monday, November 7, 2016, the Chinese government passed a new cybersecurity law that heavily restricts Internet freedom for the country's citizens and gives the government the power to shut down Internet access at will, in the name of "national security."
Crooks distributing the Svpeng Android banking trojan have discovered a flaw in how Google Chrome for Android handles file downloads and have used it to forcibly and secretly download their malicious payload on the devices of over 318,000 users in the span of three months, starting with July 2016.
British authorities have arrested fourteen people across the country on suspicion of helping the cybercriminals behind the Dridex and Dyre malware launder ill-gotten funds.
An investigation by German public broadcaster NDR revealed that MyWOT (WOT, or Web Of Trust) has been selling user data to third-parties without properly anonymizing user information, which in some cases exposed the user's real identity and details about his browsing habits.
System administrators should be patching their MySQL installations if they haven't in the last three weeks, to safeguard their database servers against three critical security flaws discovered by Polish security researcher Dawid Golunski.
A team of internationally-recognized cryptography experts has helped launch a new cryptocurrency called Zcash, which promises the anonymity Bitcoin couldn't deliver.
Three researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong discovered a flaw in how app developers and identity providers support Single-Sign-On (SSO) via the OAuth 2.0 protocol, a flaw that allows an attacker to assume the identity of another person.
Google announced on late Friday afternoon plans to use a website's mobile version as the primary content source for ranking sites for its search engine's results, in a move that its engineers have hinted at for the past year at several SEO conferences.
A developer that had his sites hacked because the FileZilla FTP client stores passwords on disk in cleartext has taken things into his own hands and has put together FileZilla Secure, a FileZilla version that encrypts all the user's credentials with a master password.
Three days before the US Presidential Election takes place, California-based security firm Cylance showed the world how easy is to hack one of the many voting machine models that will be deployed at voting stations across the US on Election Day.