Earlier today, Microsoft published the October 2017 Patch Tuesday, the company's monthly update train, addressing important security issues, but also some mundane bugfixes.
OxygenOS, a custom version of the Android operating system that comes installed on all OnePlus smartphones, is tracking users actions without anonymizing data, allowing OnePlus to connect each phone to its customer.
Security researchers have discovered a new ATM malware strain named ATMii that targets only ATMs running on Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
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Google has removed a malicious extension from its Chrome Web Store that posed as the popular AdBlock Plus ad blocker but forcibly opened new tabs to show ads to users.
The browser cryptojacking scene has just expanded from one player to two with the recent launch of the Crypto-Loot service, a website that's eerily similar to the now notorious Coinhive in-browser miner.
Two US government agencies have united forces to coordinate the creation of a new set of standards aimed at securing the process of routing of information between major Internet entities, such as Internet Service Providers, hosting providers, cloud providers, educational, research, and national networks.
There is now an Android app that can search and detect gas pump skimmers based on their Bluetooth fingerprint.
Security researchers have spotted a new type of low-and-slow brute-force attack — which they nicknamed KnockKnock — aimed at companies with Office 365 accounts.
Both Office Depot and Best Buy have removed Kaspersky Lab products from shelves. The ban has been in effect since mid-September, and the two chains are offering existing Kaspersky customers replacement security software.
A malvertising group nicknamed KovCoreG by security researchers has been using fake browser and Flash updates to trick users into installing the Kovter malware.
Forrester, one of the world's leading market research and investment advisory firms, admitted late Friday afternoon to a security breach that took place during the past week.
VPN providers often advertise their products as a method of surfing the web anonymously, claiming they never store logs of user activity, but a recent criminal case shows that at least some, do store user activity logs.
Alex Matrosov, a security researcher for Cylance, has discovered several flaws in how some motherboard vendors implemented Intel's UEFI BIOS firmware into their products.
Earlier today, on a late Friday evening, Disqus confirmed a data breach that appears to have taken place in the summer of 2012, and during which an unknown attacker(s) made off with details for at least 17.5 million user accounts.
Project Zero, Google's top security team, says that Microsoft is putting customers at risk by not patching Windows OS versions in the same way and with the same consistency.
Since I started writing these weekly ransomware articles back in May 2016, this is the first time that we had an article with only six stories in it! I am hoping that this means people are getting bored of ransomware and things will calm down, but I am also worried that this may be just a lull in the storm.
Officials reminded everyone this week that governments in the US and UK have not given up on their efforts to force tech companies to provide encryption backdoors, despite previous attempts being shut down following public outcry.