A malware author by the name of EliteLands is currently building a botnet named "Death" by targeting unpatched AVTech devices.
Google has released today version 68 of the Chrome browser. This marks a milestone release for the browser maker, being the first version where Chrome will mark HTTP sites as "Not Secure."
Prior to the Trump-Putin summit that took place on July 16 in Helsinki, Finland, cyber-attacks on the host country saw an uncharacteristic spike of activity.
A cryptographic bug affects the Bluetooth implementations and operating system drivers of Apple, Broadcom, Intel, Qualcomm, and possibly other hardware vendors.
Oracle WebLogic servers are under attack from hackers who are trying to take over vulnerable installations that have not received a recent patch for a critical vulnerability.
Academics from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have published details last week about a new Spectre-class attack that they call SpectreRSB.
The July Patch Tuesday that was delivered two weeks ago included a second patch for an Internet Explorer zero-day discovered and initially fixed by Microsoft in May.
Academics from multiple universities have announced fixes for two severe security flaws known as Spectre and Rowhammer.
Mozilla has added an experimental feature to the Firefox Nightly edition browser (63.0a1) that lets users control if a site is allowed to autoplay sound when it loads.
The source code of a top-of-the-line Android banking trojan has been leaked online and has since rapidly spread in the malware community, worrying researchers that a new wave of malware campaigns may be in the works.
A security feature that's included with the Microsoft Edge browser appears to have stopped working, according to Gareth Heyes, a security researcher with cyber-security firm PortSwigger.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have announced on Friday, July 20, the Data Transfer Project (DTP), an initiative to create an open-source, service-to-service data portability platform so that users of their sites and others can easily migrate data from one platform to another.
Security researchers have discovered a precursor of the notorious Proton macOS malware. This supposed precursor appears to have been developed back in 2016, a year before Proton, and uploaded on VirusTotal, where it remained undetected for nearly two years until May 2018, when Kaspersky researchers stumbled upon it.
Armis, the cyber-security firm that discovered the BlueBorne vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth protocol, warns that nearly half a billion of today's "smart" devices are vulnerable to a decade-old attack known as DNS rebinding.
Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) revealed today that a hacker had breached its IT systems and stolen personal and health-related data on roughly 1.5 million citizens.