Over the coming year, Firefox will be putting the finishing touches on a plan it set in motion in 2015, which was to replace the aging Add-ons API with a new system called WebExtensions, based on the same extensions API used by Chromium browsers such as Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and others.
After testing seven Android apps from seven popular car makers, security experts from Kaspersky Lab concluded that many of these mobile applications contain basic security flaws that could facilitate the theft of modern, connected cars.
Today Fabian Wosar decided to live stream his analysis of the new Hermes Ransomware. It was a pleasure surprise when it was discovered that the ransomware could be decrypted and Fabian quickly demonstrated how to generate a key and create a decryptor. This article contains further technical analysis of the Hermes ransomware.
China's top three Bitcoin exchange platforms have announced plans to freeze all withdrawals following harsher regulations from China's Central Bank.
Islamic State supporters are being targeted with a modified version of the Telegram Android app that contains a version of the OmniRAT remote access toolkit.
Brad Smith, Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, has called on the world's nations to come together and sign a pact that regulates the use and proliferation of cyber-weapons, similar to the Geneva Convention signed in 1949.
Researchers from Boston University, North Carolina State University, and George Mason University have created a new protocol called TumbleBit that they say can anonymize Bitcoin transactions better than any other previously developed Bitcoin mixing service.
After Microsoft said on Tuesday that it was postponing its February Patch Tuesday indefinitely, the company issued a new statement today, announcing that February's patches will arrive on March 14, next month.
A financially-motivated, Russian-speaking hacker known as Rasputin, has breached and stolen data from universities in the US and the UK, and federal, state, and local US government agencies.
Dutch malware experts have found a new malware strain that targets online shops running on the Magento platform, which can self-heal using code hidden in the website's database.
Russian cyberspies known as APT28 have created a Mac version of their famous XAgent (X-Agent, Sofacy) malware, which already has versions for Windows, iOS, and Android.
A variant of the Cerber ransomware spotted in the wild in the past month contains a function that searches for locally-installed security products and avoids encrypting their files, so firewalls, antivirus or antispyware products can continue working even after Cerber has locked the computer.
Adobe has released updates for Adobe Flash Player, Digital Editions, & Campaign that fix a total of 24 security vulnerabilities, with half of them being in Adobe Flash Player. As many of these vulnerabilities are rated as Critical, it is strongly advised that anyone using these products immediately update them to the latest version.
In a short announcement posted on its blog today, Microsoft announced it was delaying today's Patch Tuesday security updates indefinitely until its engineers address a last minute issue the company expected to cause problems for customers, if deployed today.
During the past year, social media profiles belonging to a girl named Safeena Malik have been at the heart of a series of phishing attacks that have targeted journalists and activists investigating Qatari migrant worker labor issues.
A Brazilian man named Wallace Da Paula has discovered a bug in Windows 10 Mobile OS that lets anyone with access to your phone bypass your lockscreen passcode and access the device's image gallery.
Out of the 62 ransomware families found active in 2016, security firm Kaspersky Lab says that 47 of these strains contained artifacts that allowed attribution to Russian-speaking criminals.
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) have created a proof-of-concept ransomware strain named LogicLocker that can alter programmable logic controller (PLC) parameters. The research team presented their work yesterday, at the RSA cyber-security conference in San Francisco.