A former IT administrator for the American College of Education (ACE) in Indiana was ordered to pay damages of $248,350 after a court found him responsible after the institution lost access to its email system.
Mozilla's security team previewed today a new set of indicators that will be added to Firefox 51, set for launch on Monday, January 23, and subsequent Firefox versions.
Oracle says that starting with April 18, 2017, Java (JRE) will treat all JAR files signed with the MD5 algorithm as unsigned, meaning they'll be considered insecure and blocked from running.
ProtonMail, today's largest provider of encrypted email services, has announced today a Tor URL that users can utilize if the service is blocked in their country by ISPs or the central government.
The Mozilla Foundation has launched a new logo and visual identity today to replace the old red dinosaur head that previously stood as its official logo.
Named CryptoSearch, this tool identifies files encrypted by several types of ransomware families and provides the user with the option to copy or move the files to a new location, in hopes that a decrypter that can recover the locked files will be released in the future.
The Internet Archive has launched on Friday a Chrome extension that will detect "Page not found" and other web errors and replace them with a copy from its Wayback Machine, if available. The extension is already available on the Chrome Web Store.
Security researcher Tobias Boelter has discovered a bug in the encrypted communications system used by WhatsApp that allows a determined third-party actor, possibly Facebook, to intercept encrypted messages.
A team of researchers from universities across the US has identified different fingerprinting techniques that can track users when they use different browsers installed on the same machine.
Adobe released yesterday Acrobat Reader DC 15.023.20053 that included fixes for 29 security issues. Along with the security fixes, this update package also silently installs the Adobe Acrobat extension into the user's Chrome web browser.
Adobe has released updates for Adobe Acrobat, Reader, and Flash that resolve a total of 42 security vulnerabilities. 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.
The world of web technology changes at a rapid pace. New projects appear daily, and old tools retire to make room for new arrivals. During 2016, the web technology landscape has changed dramatically, with the arrival of AngularJS 2.0, the proliferation of React.js and maturation of several open-source CMS projects.
Browser autofill profiles are a reliable phishing vector that allow attackers to collect information from users via hidden fields, which the browser automatically fills with preset personal information and which the user unknowingly sends to the attacker when he submits a form.
Google has banned the AdNauseam Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store, an add-on that became very popular with users because it automatically clicked on all ads on a page.
Tavis Ormandy, one of Google Project Zero's most proficient security researchers, has identified two issues in the way Kaspersky security products inspect HTTPS traffic for web threats.
Stylish, an add-on for browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari, announced this week through the voice of its new owner a new data collection partnership with SimilarWeb, a digital market intelligence company.
With Bitcoin popularity soaring like never before, Microsoft plans to add support for the cryptocurrency in Excel for both mobile and desktop versions.