A developer that had his sites hacked because the FileZilla FTP client stores passwords on disk in cleartext has taken things into his own hands and has put together FileZilla Secure, a FileZilla version that encrypts all the user's credentials with a master password.
Three days before the US Presidential Election takes place, California-based security firm Cylance showed the world how easy is to hack one of the many voting machine models that will be deployed at voting stations across the US on Election Day.
Over the course of three months, more than 200,000 users have downloaded apps infected with an Android malware derived from the source code of the GM Bot, Czech security firm Avast reports.
Two researchers presenting at the Black Hat Europe security conference in London revealed a method of infecting industrial equipment with an undetectable rootkit component that can wreak havoc and disrupt the normal operations of critical infrastructure all over the world.
Microsoft is on the receiving end of new criticism after reporter Brad Chacos spotted a new type of ad pestering Windows 10 users and attempting to promote Edge when users set up Chrome as their default browser.
Wow..lots of annoying little ransomware variants. Many of which will probably never make it too far into distribution. The biggest news is the release of new Cerber versions that now helpfully tell us the version number in the ransom note. Also for those older computer users, we have some ransomware created using batch files.
When it comes to ransomware, we are seeing the oddest variants being released. This is no exception with a batch file ransomware discovered by Avast malware analyst Jakub Kroustek that runs within the Windows command prompt.
Despite saying "EMET has serious limits," Microsoft announced yesterday plans to extend EMET support past the original EOL (End Of Life) date on January 27, 2017 to July 31, 2018.
Researchers have come across a new malware variant, currently in development, that likes to bombard victims with countless of popup ads, and kill their CPU by opening countless processes.
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A series of benchmark tests performed by NSS Labs, a US-based independent network, and security testing organization, reveals that Microsoft Edge detects malware and phishing attacks much better than both Google Chrome and Firefox, despite losing over 40 million of users in the last month.
Canonical announced yesterday the availability of Ubuntu Core 16, a slimmed down version of the Ubuntu operating system that wants to be the de-facto OS for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which currently have a bad reputation when it comes to delivering security updates, something at which Ubuntu is a lot better.