A new tool developed by engineers at Stampery can help database administrators audit the security features of their current MongoDB installations, and take precautionary measures to prevent future exploitation.
Eric Taylor, known online under the nickname of Cosmo the God, was sentenced on Friday last week to three years probation for a series of hacks the teenager committed in 2011 and 2012.
A malware operator and administrator of two online hacking forums was sentenced last week to 41 months in prison for his role in the distribution of the Zeus malware and for selling online the personal data he stole from infected victims.
Germany's telecommunications regulator has issued a ban against a line of smart toys called "My Friend Cayla," calling the toy an espionage device, and recommending that parents destroy all toy instances at once.
For the second time in three months, Google engineers have disclosed a bug in the Windows OS without Microsoft having released a fix before Google's announcement.
The Zcoin project announced yesterday that a typo in the Zerocoin source code allowed an attacker to steal 370,000 Zerocoin, which is about $592,000 at today's price.
It is unbelievable that almost five years after Adobe announced it would stop developing Flash Player for Android, users are still installing a non-existent piece of software, which in almost all cases is just malware in disguise.
Corporate email addresses are 4.3 more likely to receive malware compared to personal accounts, 6.2 times more likely to receive phishing lures, and 0.4 times less likely to receive spam.
It was a very slow week when it comes to ransomware, which is a great thing. Hopefully it will stay that way.The biggest news this week is the POC ransomware targeting ICS/SCADA that was demonstrated at RSA this week and the live streaming by Fabian Wosar of him reversing and cracking a a new ransomware called Hermes.
Mobile security experts from Skycure have found two methods for bypassing the security containers put around "Android for Work," allowing attackers to access business data saved in this seemingly secure environment.
Brian P. Johnson, 44, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will have to spend the next 34 months in federal prison and pay $1,134,828 in damages after hacking his former employer shortly after being fired.
Today we have a deal for a training bundle in Linux/Unix that prepares you for the CompTIA Linux+ and the Novell Certified Linux Professional certification exams. This bundle is normally priced at $2,195, but has been discounted 96% to $49 as part of this deal.
Starting with Opera 44, currently the Developer Edition, Opera will receive a brand new user interface, which includes a few minor changes compared to the existing UI, along with a new major feature, which is Facebook Messenger integration.
Over the coming year, Firefox will be putting the finishing touches on a plan it set in motion in 2015, which was to replace the aging Add-ons API with a new system called WebExtensions, based on the same extensions API used by Chromium browsers such as Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and others.
After testing seven Android apps from seven popular car makers, security experts from Kaspersky Lab concluded that many of these mobile applications contain basic security flaws that could facilitate the theft of modern, connected cars.
Today Fabian Wosar decided to live stream his analysis of the new Hermes Ransomware. It was a pleasure surprise when it was discovered that the ransomware could be decrypted and Fabian quickly demonstrated how to generate a key and create a decryptor. This article contains further technical analysis of the Hermes ransomware.
China's top three Bitcoin exchange platforms have announced plans to freeze all withdrawals following harsher regulations from China's Central Bank.
Islamic State supporters are being targeted with a modified version of the Telegram Android app that contains a version of the OmniRAT remote access toolkit.
Brad Smith, Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, has called on the world's nations to come together and sign a pact that regulates the use and proliferation of cyber-weapons, similar to the Geneva Convention signed in 1949.