Outlaw was a veteran of the Dark Web marketplaces, founded way back in 2013. The site was never the most popular destination for online criminals but had a steady following.
From new ransomware and WannaCry imitations to decryption keys being released, ransomware developers continue to keep us busy.. This article will keep you up-to-date on the latest news and developments in ransomware.
Numbers released by Kaspersky Lab on Friday reveal that over 98% of all documented WannaCry infections were running versions of the Windows 7 operating system.
Researchers have detected a new worm that is spreading via SMB, but unlike the worm component of the WannaCry ransomware, this one is using seven NSA tools instead of two.
According to leaked documents, which WikiLeaks previously claimed it received from hackers and CIA insiders, Athena is an implant — a CIA technical term for "malware" — that can target and infect any Windows system, from Windows XP to Windows 10, Microsoft's latest OS version.
Steven Frank, co-founder of Panic, a vendor of Mac and iOS apps, has admitted yesterday that a hacker stole some of his company's source code.
Reports have surfaced that the WannaCry ransomware has infected actual medical devices, not just computers at medical facilities.
An anonymous group known as Intrusion Truth has published evidence that links an intelligence contractor working with the Chinese government to cyber-attacks that have been carried out by a cyber-espionage group known in the infosec community as APT3.
This morning a newly registered member posted the master decryption keys for the Wallet Ransomware in the BleepingComputer.com forums. Once these keys were determined to be valid, Avast updated their decryptor to support the .Wallet extension. Victims can now use this decryptor to decrypt their files for free.
Security researchers from SEC Consult have found eight vulnerabilities in the firmware of Western Digital TV Media Player that allow hackers a multitude of ways to hack and take over the device.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16199 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15215 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring. With build 16199, Microsoft further expands the My People experience by having emojis sent by your contacts come to life as little animated emojis on your desktop.
Starting with the release of Firefox 55, the Adobe Flash plugin for Firefox will be set to "Ask to Activate" by default for all users.
A team of eleven scientists from UCLA and the University of Connecticut has created a new energy-storing device that can draw electrical power from the human body.
A ransomware called Uiwix has been discovered to be using the EternalBlue exploit to infect vulnerable victims. While Uiwix is still being researched, this article will provide details on what is currently known.
Hours ago, the ExtraTorrent portal announced it has shut down for good via a short message plastered on its homepage.
Today's deal is for a course bundle that contains 3 courses with over 20 hours of training that prepare you for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information System Auditor, and Certified Information Security Manager certification exams.
The Joomla CMS project released today Joomla 3.7.1 to fix an SQL injection flaw that allows attackers to execute custom SQL code on affected systems and take over vulnerable sites.
A California judge has found Yovan Garcia, a former security guard, guilty for hacking his former employer, stealing proprietary software, and trashing the company network after he resigned and left his job.