Chinese authorities plan to use the country's mysterious "social credit" database to ban people guilty of past unruly behavior from purchasing plane and train tickets for up to a year.
One of every 200 Google search autocomplete suggestions are poisoned and are used to drive traffic to misleading sites, to malware, or other malicious content, a team of academics from three US universities has discovered.
The Linux Foundation announced a new project called ACRN (pronounced "acorn") that will provide generic code for the creation of hypervisors for IoT devices.
Facebook has confirmed over the weekend reports that an app made by a team of academics had collected vasts amounts of user data, who then shared this information with Cambridge Analytica —a commercial data analytics firm that allegedly used this info to target US voters in the 2016 Presidential election.
For at past nine years, Mozilla has been using an insufficiently strong encryption mechanism for the "master password" feature.
Polish law enforcement announced on Friday the arrest of Tomasz T., a well-known cyber-criminal believed to be the author of the Polski, Vortex, and Flotera ransomware strains.
A new variant of the FakeBank Android malware includes the ability to intercept phone calls victims are making to their banks, and redirecting users to scammers.
Traffic Distribution Systems —often spelled just TDS— are becoming the next big thing in the world of cybercrime operations.
A third-party company that was paid to review the validity of the recent AMD flaws —RyzenFall, MasterKey, Fallout, and Chimera— has confirmed that these vulnerabilities are real, but that regular users shouldn't panic for the time being.
A new type of attack has been discovered targeting PostgreSQL databases, in which malware authors are using an image of Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson to hide a cryptocurrency miner they intend to run on the DB's underlying server.
Safari, Edge, and Firefox were the favorite targets that fell to white hat hackers at the world's most well-known competitive hacking competition —Pwn2Own 2018— held over the past two days in Vancouver, Canada.
Intel announced today that upcoming CPU models would include brand new hardware-level protections to prevent any future Meltdown and Spectre-like vulnerabilities.
Iranian users have not been able to access Apple's App Store all day today, in what appears to be a ban put in place by the US company.
The United States has imposed sanctions against Russian entities for the NotPetya ransomware outbreak, cyber-attacks on the US power grid, and their attempts to influence the 2016 US presidential election process.