Researchers are working on a new CPU chip design that will extend the fight against malware at the hardware level in an attempt to bolster computers, mobiles, and other devices against the rising wave of security threats.
The number of people who dropped F-bombs on Twitter increased more than 3.5 times compared to the average of daily mentions, following news that Donald Trump had won the US presidency. Similarly, the number of people that reacted using "WTF" also more than doubled the same day.
In the month of October 2016, for the first time in history, traffic from mobile internet browsers surpassed traffic from desktop browsers, according to web analytics company StatCounter.
Crooks are using hacked WordPress and Joomla sites to send massive amounts of spam using a complex botnet structure spread across seven different server layers.
Six hours after Donald Trump had won the 2016 US Presidential Election, a cyber-espionage group believed to operate out of Russia had launched a wave of spear-phishing emails aimed at various US think tanks and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Documents filed by Yahoo yesterday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reveal that at least some Yahoo employees knew since 2014 of the massive security incident through which an unknown attacker stole details of 500 million users.
BlackNurse is the name of a recently discovered network attack that can crash firewalls and routers via ICMP packets, known by most of us as "pings."
The operators of the Locky ransomware have been spotted using a cleverly designed spam lure to trick their victims into downloading their payload and running it on their computers.
A bug in the iOS WebView component allows an attacker to force someone's iPhone to dial any number, while also locking the user's interface for a few moments, preventing him to cancel the outgoing call.
Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab have come across a new ransomware variant that they named Telecrypt, which uses Telegram channels as C&C (command-and-control) servers.
Google announced today harsher measures against website operators that abuse its Safe Browsing system to distribute malware by pretending to play nice and requesting quick reviews to lift bans, only to revert back to distributing harmful content.
A Brazilian developer named Lenon Leite has released proof-of-concept code for a ransomware family coded in PHP that will allow an attacker to encrypt the contents of web servers.
Microsoft announced yesterday plans to retire the Security Bulletins system after January 2017, and replace it with a portal that provides a searchable database of all the company's security updates.
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.