Mozilla Foundation engineers announced plans over the weekend to test the "DNS over HTTPS" (DoH) fledgling security standard in Firefox Nightly distributions.
One of every 200 Google search autocomplete suggestions are poisoned and are used to drive traffic to misleading sites, to malware, or other malicious content, a team of academics from three US universities has discovered.
The Linux Foundation announced a new project called ACRN (pronounced "acorn") that will provide generic code for the creation of hypervisors for IoT devices.
For at past nine years, Mozilla has been using an insufficiently strong encryption mechanism for the "master password" feature.
Polish law enforcement announced on Friday the arrest of Tomasz T., a well-known cyber-criminal believed to be the author of the Polski, Vortex, and Flotera ransomware strains.
A new ransomware was discovered this week called Zenis Ransomware. While it is currently unknown how Zenis is being distributed, multiple victims have already become infected with this ransomware. What is most disturbing about Zenis is that it not encrypts your files, but also purposely deletes your backups.
A new variant of the FakeBank Android malware includes the ability to intercept phone calls victims are making to their banks, and redirecting users to scammers.
Traffic Distribution Systems —often spelled just TDS— are becoming the next big thing in the world of cybercrime operations.
A third-party company that was paid to review the validity of the recent AMD flaws —RyzenFall, MasterKey, Fallout, and Chimera— has confirmed that these vulnerabilities are real, but that regular users shouldn't panic for the time being.
A new type of attack has been discovered targeting PostgreSQL databases, in which malware authors are using an image of Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson to hide a cryptocurrency miner they intend to run on the DB's underlying server.
Safari, Edge, and Firefox were the favorite targets that fell to white hat hackers at the world's most well-known competitive hacking competition —Pwn2Own 2018— held over the past two days in Vancouver, Canada.
Intel announced today that upcoming CPU models would include brand new hardware-level protections to prevent any future Meltdown and Spectre-like vulnerabilities.
The United States has imposed sanctions against Russian entities for the NotPetya ransomware outbreak, cyber-attacks on the US power grid, and their attempts to influence the 2016 US presidential election process.
In the land of IT security, there is no better source for malware statistics than Microsoft, the company that has an antivirus engine running on almost all recent Windows operating systems.
A Chinese malware operation is currently building a massive botnet of nearly 5 million Android smartphones using a strain of malware named RottenSys.
Ilia Luk-Zilberman, the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of CTS Labs, the company behind yesterday's disclosure of 13 vulnerabilities affecting AMD processors, has published an open letter today, explaining his company's controversial actions that managed to enrage almost the entire tech and security research communities.
A new PowerShell script was posted on Github recently that prompts a victim to enter their login credentials, checks if they are correct, and then sends the credentials to a remote server. This allows an attacker to distribute the script and harvest domain login credentials from their victims.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that they have charged a former Equifax CIO, Jun Ying, of alleged insider trading. According to the complaint, Ying exercised all of his vested Equifax stock options and then sold those shares for proceeds close to 1 million dollars before the disclosure of Equifax's data breach.
A massive malware outbreak that attempted to infect over 400,000 users during a 12-hour period was caused by a backdoored Russian-based BitTorrent client named MediaGet.