During the past month, both Google and Mozilla developers have added support in their respective browsers for "headless mode," a mechanism that allows browsers to run silently in the OS background and with no visible GUI.
WikiLeaks dumped today the manuals of several hacking utilities part of Brutal Kangaroo, a CIA malware toolkit for hacking into air-gapped (offline) networks using tainted USB thumb drive.
The Locky ransomware is back, spreading via a massive wave of spam emails distributed by the Necurs botnet, but the campaign appears to be a half-baked effort because the ransomware is not able to encrypt files on modern Windows OS versions, locking files only on older Windows XP & Vista machines.
Fifty-five speed and red-light cameras in the Australia's state of Victoria were infected with the WannaCry ransomware.
Microsoft promoted today the Edge browser to a permanent spot in its bug bounty program, in which, Edge was only part in a limited role.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements.
Acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Lori Sattler has lost over one million dollars after falling victim of an email scam, NY Daily News reports.
I was told about a new ransomware called TeslaWare that is being promoted on a black hat criminal site. After a quick search, I was able to find a sample that was compiled yesterday and I began to dig into to it. What did I find? That the marketing poster promoting TeslaWare was more advanced than the ransomware itself.
On Monday, Honda was forced to temporarily shut down its car plant in Sayama, Japan, after some of its computer systems were infected with the infamous WannaCry ransomware.
Microsoft has responded to a complaint filed by Kaspersky Labs, which accused the OS maker of using its dominant market position to push its antivirus — Windows Defender — on Windows 10 users, on the detriment of third-party AVs.
Today's deal is a course bundle that contains three prep courses that help you prepare for the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, and CompTIA Network+ certification exams. This bundle is normally priced at $1035, but has been discounted 97% to $29 as part of this deal. This bundles comes with a 15 day money-back satisfaction guarantee.
Mozilla launched today Firefox Focus for Android, a brand new mobile browser for Android that comes with a stripped down minimal interface, a built-in ad blocker, and an always-on "private browsing" mode.
Windows computers are being targeted with a new cryptocurrency miner that uses an NSA hacking tool to infect users' PCs. Detected under the generic name of Trojan.BtcMine.1259, this trojan was first spotted last week by Russian antivirus vendor Dr.Web.
Britain's Internet regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has fined the city council of Gloucester with £100,000 ($125,000) after local authorities failed to apply a security update for almost three months.
Several security researchers have spotted an increase in malware campaigns distributing the TrickBot banking trojan, going after a host of targets ranging from regular e-banking applications to PayPal accounts and business CRMs.
Last week, McAfee released a tool named AmIPinkC2, a Windows command-line application that removes remnant files of Pinkslipbot infections that allow the malware to continue to use previously infected computers as proxy relays, even if the original malware's binary has been cleaned and removed from infected hosts.
Nayana, a web hosting provider based in South Korea, announced it is in the process of paying a three-tier ransom demand of nearly $1 million worth of Bitcoin, following a ransomware infection that encrypted data on customer' servers.
An Amazon S3 bucket containing the personal details of over 198 million Americans was left exposed online with no protection, according to UpGuard, a cyber-security whose researchers came across the database last week.
A vulnerability nicknamed "Stack Clash" allows an attacker to gain root privileges on a UNIX system and take over vulnerable machines.
Simple statistics can tell you a lot about the state of security in a market niche. For example, if we'd said that just five passwords would grant you access to 10% of all the IoT devices available online, you'd be right to feel concerned.