In the land of IT security, there is no better source for malware statistics than Microsoft, the company that has an antivirus engine running on almost all recent Windows operating systems.
A Chinese malware operation is currently building a massive botnet of nearly 5 million Android smartphones using a strain of malware named RottenSys.
Ilia Luk-Zilberman, the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of CTS Labs, the company behind yesterday's disclosure of 13 vulnerabilities affecting AMD processors, has published an open letter today, explaining his company's controversial actions that managed to enrage almost the entire tech and security research communities.
A massive malware outbreak that attempted to infect over 400,000 users during a 12-hour period was caused by a backdoored Russian-based BitTorrent client named MediaGet.
Earlier this month, Microsoft announced it would be bundling Intel microcode (BIOS) updates meant to fix the graver version of the Spectre vulnerability as Windows Update packages made available via the Microsoft Update Catalog portal. Yesterday, Microsoft greatly expanded the number of such packages.
The Mozilla Foundation has released a new stable version of Firefox —version 59— that comes with speed improvements, privacy-enhancing features, but also a new Firefox release dedicated to Amazon Fire TV users.
Google has decided to follow on Facebook's steps and ban cryptocurrency-related advertising. The ban will enter into effect starting June 2018, the company said today in a help page.
Microsoft has backtracked on a decision it took back in January when it conditioned that computers without a special registry key would not receive any more security updates.
Microsoft has released its monthly security updates, and this month the company patched 74 vulnerabilities affecting products such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange Server, ASP.NET Core, .NET Core, PowerShell Core, ChakraCore, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps.
AMD is investigating a report published today by an Israeli security firm disclosing the presence of 13 security flaws affecting AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors.
The March 2018 Patch Tuesday contains a fix for a severe vulnerability affecting the CredSSP protocol; a vulnerability that affects all Windows versions ever released.
Microsoft admitted last week that it incorrectly updated some Windows 10 users to the latest version of the Windows 10 operating system —version 1709— despite users having specifically paused update operations in their OS settings.
Researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel have identified 29 ways in which attackers could use USB devices to compromise users' computers.
A cyber-espionage group historically believed to be operating in the interests of the Chinese government is believed to have hacked a UK government contractor from where security researchers found evidence that attackers stole information related to UK government departments and military technology.
A well-established research team from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel has detailed today a new method of extracting data from air-gapped computers using speakers, headphones, earphones, or earbuds.