A hacker, or group of hackers, has set off all 156 tornado sirens in the city of Dallas, Texas, on the night between Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8.
Scientists have developed a new type of material that could be used in the future to create self-healing electronics, such as smartphones, batteries, speakers, robotics, and others.
Cyber-security firms McAfee and FireEye have both disclosed in-the-wild attacks with a new Microsoft Office zero-day that allows attackers to silently execute code on targeted machines and secretly install malware.
The Shadow Brokers (TSB) are back, and they've released the password for the rest of the hacking tools they claim to have stolen from the NSA last year.
The Ask.com search engine went through some sort of technical issue late last night, as its servers were exposing the internal Apache server status page, revealing recently processed search queries.
Microsoft is set to launch the Windows 10 Creators Update next week, on Tuesday, on April 11, at which time we'll have all the official details about the company's next major Windows 10 version. Until then, here's an unofficial changelog.
A Chinese company that manufactures white-labeled DVRs still hasn't patched a security flaw that's been targeted by IoT botnets for over a year.
The big news this week was the POC for a UEFI Ransomware presented at BlackHat Asia, Matrix Ransomware being distributed by RIG and having worm characteristics, and the joke ransomware called RensenWare that required a victim to get a very high score in a game to get a decryption key.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16170 to PC insiders on the fast ring, As Microsoft just released the Creators Update, new builds won't have any big changes or features added for the near future. Microsoft also announced that they have officially launched the Windows Insider Program for Business.
The Matrix Ransomware gears up for higher distribution by using EITest, the Rig Exploit kit, while being able to spread to other computer through malicious shortcuts.
Google's recently launched video classification API is not as smart as people expected, according to new research published by a three-man team from the Univerisity of Washington.
A mini-controversy broke out this week in the infosec community after cyber-security firm CRITIFENCE led journalists and other security experts to believe that they've detected in-the-wild attacks with a new ransomware called ClearEnergy, specialized in targeting ICS/SCADA industrial equipment.
WikiLeaks dumped 27 documents today as part of the "Vault 7" series of leaked documents, which the organization claims to belong to the CIA.
Microsoft adds Uninstall button for OneDrive. Users no longer have to walk on nails and sacrifice lambs to the Microsoft deity in order to uninstall OneDrive from their PCs.
Security researchers from ESET have discovered a new malware called Sathurbot that relies on malicious torrent files to spread to new victims and carries out coordinated brute-force attacks on WordPress sites.
A large SPAM campaign is underway where victims receive an email that pretends to be a requested invoice and contains a password for a password protected encrypted Word document attachment. These password protected word documents contain embedded VBScript files that will download and install the Urlsnif keylogger.
For more than a month, at least ten groups of attackers have been compromising systems running applications built with Apache Struts and installing backdoors, DDoS bots, cryptocurrency miners, or ransomware, depending if the machine is running Linux or Windows.
A new ransomware called RensenWare was discovered today by MalwareHunterTeam that makes a unique ransom demand; score over 0.2 billion in the LUNATIC level of TH12 ~ Undefined Fantastic Object or kiss your files goodbye!