Last week, a report published by the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee and the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee has made it crystal clear that the US government considers encryption backdoors as a threat to its "national interests."
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Mirai-based DDoS botnets have lost the exclusivity on high output DDoS attacks, according to DDoS mitigation firm Imperva, who says that it mitigated a DDoS attack of over 650 Gbps and over 150 million packets per seconds (Mpps) on December 21.
An Android trojan named Switcher (Trojan.AndroidOS.Switcher) targets Android devices in order to take over local WiFi routers and hijack the web traffic passing through them.
David W. Kent pleaded guilty last week of hacking his former company to boost his current business, which he then tried to sell back to his former firm, together with the stolen data.
Starting last week, foreign travelers entering the US without a visa are now asked to provide details about their social media presence.
Barnes & Noble has joined the list of Android device vendors who sold smartphones and tablets affected by the Adups backdoor.
Thai officials announced on Monday the arrests of nine teenagers who have participated in cyber-attacks against government websites.
Last week, the Swiss Governmental Computer Emergency Response Team (GovCERT), together with SWITCH, the registrar of .ch top-level domain names, have taken action against the Tofsee malware botnet that was abusing Swiss domains to host its dynamic command and control (C&C) servers.
A security flaw discovered in a common PHP script allows knowledgeable attackers to execute code on a website that uses a vulnerable version of the script, which in turn can allow an attacker to take control over the underlying server.
Today we have a deal for an online course bundle that provides 106 hours of training in Ruby programming language. This training course is normally priced at at $3,000, but has been discounted 98% to $39 as part of this deal. Certificates of completion will be provided at the end of the courses.
Router manufacturers such as Netgear and ZyXEL have failed to address seven security flaws reported by security researchers in the last three or more months.
Just before the Christmas holiday, Mozilla announced plans to support Firefox for Windows XP and Vista until at least September 2017.
G Data malware analyst Karsten Hahn has come across a new ransomware family named DeriaLock, which locks your screen and requests a payment of $30.
Valve Corporation, the company behind the game distribution platform Steam, will have to pay a fine of 3 million AUD (Australian Dollars) [2.15 million USD] after Australia's Federal Court ruled today that Valve broke Australian consumer laws by not honoring refund requests.
After announcing earlier this year plans to force all iOS app developers to deploy HTTPS starting with 2017, Apple postponed its deadline indefinetly, to give app makers more time to migrate their app and backend infrastructures.
Wow..lots of crap, I mean small ransomware infections released this week. Of particular note is Kaspersky's update of their RannohDecryptor to be able to decrypt the crypt, .cryp1, and .crypz variants of the CryptXXX ransomware.
CounterStrike gamers looking for an advantage over their competition might be in for a surprise this Christmas, as there's a booby-trapped cheat tool going around that will overwrite their hard drive MBR (Master Boot Record) and prevent their computers from booting.
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