The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) discovered this April 2018 that they were hacked and an unauthorized third-party had access to the email accounts of four senior aides.
A critical vulnerability in Kubernetes open-source system for handling containerized applications can enable an attacker to gain full administrator privileges on Kubernetes compute nodes.
In order to prevent this type of mischief, network enabled printers should never be connected to the Internet. Allowing them to do so only allows malicious actors to send any type of print document to your network, including pornography that could land you in trouble.
iOS fitness apps were discovered that ask you to provide a fingerprint to continue or access your data, but instead pop up a subscription screen that automatically charges a saved credit card for over $100 USD.
Some digital oscilloscopes that can communicate over the network fail to provide a minimum of security protections and allow unfettered access to unauthorized users.
When the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) performs operational tasks, they may find technology vulnerabilities. When they find these vulnerabilities, they go through a decision making process called the "Equities Process" that determines what they will do with the vulnerability.
Been a pretty interesting week when it comes to ransomware. We had two Iranians who were indicted by the U.S. government for their involvement in the SamSam operation. We also had two bitcoin addresses used by ransomware added to the U.S. sanctions list, so they cannot be used to send payments to or you will violate U.S. sanctions.
Moscow recently opened its first cable-car service and promised free rides for the first month. Unfortunately, only two days after after the service was made available, attackers reportedly hacked into the cable car systems and infected them with ransomware.
Piriform released CCleaner 5.50 yesterday and it comes with the long awaited ability to block the program from automatically updating to a new version.
Thinking about making a ransomware payment? If so, you may want to think twice before doing so as it could land you in trouble for violating U.S. government sanctions.
Marriott announced today that the guest database from the Starwood chain of hotels was hacked in 2014 and personal information of up to 500 million guests may be compromised.
In June, Mozilla had announced that they were performing a limited Shield study for their Nightly users to monitor the performance of DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Firefox. This study uses Cloudflare's DNS service to encrypt both the requests and responses to any DNS queries in order to increase a user's privacy.
A huge database containing over 114 million records of US citizens and companies has been discovered sitting online unprotected. The number of individuals impacted by the exposure is estimated to almost 83 million.
Dell announced today that they detected attackers in their systems on November 9th 2018 who were attempting to extract customer information from the Dell.com, Premier, Global Portal and support.dell.com site. As part of their response, they forced all accounts to perform a mandatory reset on the next login, but didn't disclose this b
The web site for the popular VLC Media Player - VideoLan.org - is getting a big warning in Bing when users hover their cursor over it. This warning states that the "Site might be dangerous" and that it could "lead to malicious software that can harm your device."
The Department of Justice announced today that a grand jury has unsealed an indictment against two Iranian hackers for conducting the hacking and ransomware operation called SamSam.
A data breach notification from the City of York has gone awry as new details shed light over the incident, revealing a completely inappropriate response to a responsible disclosure of a vulnerability potentially affecting thousands of users.