Security experts have discovered a brand new Android trojan that features a broad range of features that allow it to root Android devices, steal data from over 40 apps, and geo-track phone owners.
The author of the original Petya ransomware — a person/group going by the name of Janus Cybercrime Solutions — has released the master decryption key of all past Petya versions.
For the past year and a half, an Android adware family known as CopyCat has infected over 14 million devices, rooted around 8 million, and made over $1.5 million for its owners.
WikiLeaks dumped today the documentation of two CIA hacking tools codenamed BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon, both designed to steal SSH credentials from Windows and Linux systems, respectively.
A judge in Moscow sentenced today Vladimir Anikeyev, the ringleader of a Russian hacking group known as Shaltai Boltai (Russian for "Humpty Dumpty") to two years in prison.
Ruslans Bondars and Jurijs Martisevs, two Latvian citizens, are facing charges in the US for running a portal that allowed cybercrooks to scan and see if their malware was detected by antivirus software.
Servers and infrastructure belonging to Intellect Service, the company behind the M.E.Doc accounting software, were grossly mismanaged, being left without updates since 2013, and getting backdoored on three separate occasions during the past three months.
Russian lawmakers are drafting a bill that would prohibit the use of Western antivirus products inside the country. If approved, the law will come into effect by mid-2019.
A new feature added in test snapshots for OpenBSD releases will create a unique kernel every time an OpenBSD user reboots or upgrades his computer.
Security researcher Michael Gillespie has released a new version of the BTCWare ransomware decrypter after the author of the eponymous ransomware has leaked the private key for his latest version.
A new variant of the CryptoMix Ransomware was released today that uses the Azer extension for encrypted files. This variant also ups its game by including 10 different public RSA encryption keys, compared to the single one that was used in the previous version.
Chinese authorities have arrested two men who have distributed a version of the SLocker Android ransomware that was customized to look like WannaCry, the Windows ransom-worm that spread across the world in the middle of May.
It is always great to be able to announce a free decryptor for victim's who have had their files encrypted by a ransomware. This is the case today, where a decryptor for the Mole02 cryptomix variant was released.
The AV-TEST Security Report 2016/2017 published today is calling ransomware a "marginal phenomenon," highlighting that only 0.94% of all malware deployed in 2016 was a blackmail trojan.
The person or group behind the NotPetya ransomware has made its first move since the outbreak that took place eight days ago.
Bithumb, the world's fourth largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, confirmed a security incident during which an unknown hacker was able to make off with an yet undetermined amount of funds.
Two researchers from the University of Virginia have developed a new password manager prototype that works quite differently from existing password manager clients.
Ukrainian Police announced today it seized the servers from where the NotPetya ransomware outbreak first started to spread.
A team of eight researchers from various universities has found a bug in the Libcrypto library that allows an attacker with local access to extract the RSA-1024 private key that was used to encrypt local data.
A Dark Web service specialized in Jabber/XMPP spam is offering spamées the option of stopping all incoming messages for a small fee of 0.01 Bitcoin, which comes down to around $25.