Idaho prison officials announced yesterday in a press release that they've identified 364 inmates who have exploited a vulnerability in their prison-issued tablets and have used it to assign nearly $225,000 worth of digital credits to their tablet accounts.
Scientists have published a paper today detailing a new Spectre-class CPU attack that can be carried out via network connections and does not require the attacker to host code on a targeted machine.
US cyber-security firm Symantec published a report this week detailing the attacks of a newly discovered cyber-espionage group that it internally refers to as Leafminer.
Google has updated the Play Store policy page this week to ban apps that mine cryptocurrencies on users' devices. "We don't allow apps that mine cryptocurrency on devices," the newly added policy entry reads.
Microsoft said today that hackers compromised a font package installed by a PDF editor app and used it to deploy a cryptocurrency miner on users' computers.
In what appears to be one gigantic goof, Google removed the official Chrome extension of the Metamask Ethereum wallet from the Chrome Web Store but left a fake one unharmed.
Mozilla engineers are preparing to remove one of the Firefox browser's oldest features âits built-in support for RSS and Atom feeds, and inherently, the "Live Bookmarks" feature.
Twitter said this week it removed more than 143,000 apps from its platform between April and June as part of a purge on apps that violated its API policy.
A ransomware infection has crippled the US network of one of the world's largest shipping giants âCOSCO (China Ocean Shipping Company).
In a letter sent today, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden asked officials from three government agencies to come up with solutions and procedures that mandate the removal of Adobe Flash content from all US government websites by August 1, 2019.
Today, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an alert warning of increased activity from nation-state hackers, criminal groups, and hacktivists against Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
The European Commission has levied fines against four consumer electronics manufacturers âAsus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneerâ for fixing online resale prices.
An investigation by AdGuard, an ad-blocking platform, has revealed a common link between several Chrome and Firefox extensions and Android & iOS apps that were caught collecting highly personal user data through various shady tactics.
A new version of the Kronos banking trojan is making the rounds, according to Proofpoint security researchers, who say they've identified at last three campaigns spreading a revamped version of this old trojan that had its heyday back in 2014.
Romanian antivirus firm Bitdefender released yesterday a decryption tool that can recover files encrypted by an older version of the LockCrypt ransomware, the one that locks files with the .1btc extension.