Microsoft revealed today that Windows Defender stopped a massive malware distribution campaign that attempted to infect over 400,000 users with a cryptocurrency miner during a 12-hour period on March 6, 2018.
Firefox 60 will feature a new component named Policy Engine that will provide GPO support on Windows, allowing system administrators to control Firefox instances deployed across an internal network.
A mitigation mechanism is available for all victims who are under a DDoS attack carried out via Memcached servers.
Malware authors can exploit a flaw in the Windows Code Integrity Guard (CIG) security mechanism to inject malicious, unsigned code into CIG-protected applications, considered to be immune to such attacks.
Ukrainian authorities have sentenced two individuals —a man and a woman— to five years suspended sentences for launching DDoS attacks and running a DDoS extortion scheme.
Microsoft head honcho Joe Belfiore confirmed today that Windows 10 S won't be a separate Windows version anymore and that Microsoft will ship an "S Mode" with Windows 10 starting 2019.
Proof-of-concept code to run massive DDoS attacks using unsecured Memcached servers has been published online this week, along with a ready-made list of over 17,000 IP addresses belonging to vulnerable Memcached servers.
Google has released Chrome 65 earlier today, and this new browser version comes with new APIs, the blocking of tab-under redirects, and 45 security fixes.
A critical vulnerability affects hundreds of thousands of email servers. A fix has been released but this flaw affects more than half of the Internet's email servers, and patching the issue will take weeks if not months.
Academics have designed a new facial recognition system that relies on the way light patterns reflect off the human face to distinguish between individuals, and on the speed with which the system reads the reflected light to detect forgery attempts.
Academics from the University of Michigan have shown that one single malicious car could trick US-based smart traffic control systems into believing an intersection is full and force the traffic control algorithm to alter its normal behavior, and indirectly cause traffic slowdowns and even block street intersections.
Microsoft released yesterday a Windows update to fix driver issues with USB devices introduced in the February 2018 Patch Tuesday security updates.
Security researchers have spotted the first cryptocurrency miner that includes a "kill list" feature that shuts down the processes of other coinminers in an attempt to hog the infected computer's mining power only for itself.
Four days after GitHub suffered a massive 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack, we now have a new record with a DDoS attack that clocked at 1.7 Tbps.
Academics from Purdue University and the University of Iowa have uncovered new vulnerabilities in the core protocols that power 4G LTE mobile networks across the world.