The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed official charges against a 25-year-old woman, Reality Leigh Winner, of Augusta, Georgia, for leaking classified material to the press.
For 137 days now, a yet to be identified company has left a database containing over 10 million Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) exposed online with no authentication.
Japanese police have arrested a 14-year-old teen on accusations of creating ransomware and uploading the code online.
Google released today Google Chrome 59, a new version of the Chrome browser, which this month comes with a complete revamp of the Settings section.
A joint operation between various industry actors has led to tens of thousands of shadow domains being shut down and removed from the infrastructure of the RIG Exploit Kit (RIG EK).
Today's we have a pay what you want deal for 10 courses with over 70 hours of training on how to develop games using Unity, Unreal Engine 4, and mobile technologies. This deal has a combined value of $1,110, but with the Pay What You Want bundles, you are able to get all of the courses by beating the average price.
Some people have no shame, and one of those is Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who used the terror attacks that took place in London, on Saturday, June 3, to push her party's agenda for laws that would push for encryption backdoors.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested and charged a Canadian woman for hacking into the email of a local company's CEO and redirecting 52,000 Canadian dollars ($38,600) to her own bank account.
The hacker group known as The Dark Overlord (TDO) leaked today the first eight episodes of an upcoming TV game show, set to premiere on ABC on Sunday, June 11.
The people who distribute the Jaff ransomware share server space with a cybercrime marketplace called PaySell. The server in question is located at 188.8.131.52, an IP assigned to a hosting provider in Saint Petersburgh, Russia, according to Heimdal Security, the company that discovered the connection.
Google has just confirmed that a version of Chrome with built-in ad-blocking features is in the works, and the company hopes to release it in "early 2018."
Malicious ads displayed in Google search results for Target — the US retailer — redirected users to a tech support scam.
A person's gait, or the motions of his feet and body as he walks, could be used as a very reliable authentication method for offline security systems.
ETERNALBLUE, an alleged NSA exploit targeting the SMBv1 protocol leaked by the Shadow Brokers in mid-April, has become a commodity hacking tool among malware developers.
This has been a week of pure junk ransomware releases and decryptors. As most of these smaller ransomware variants never make it into actual distribution, I call this a win for the good guys. The big news this week is the release of the master decryption key for XData and updated an updated decryptor for Amnesia2.
If a large number of users are getting locked out of your organization's Active Directory domain, it is possible that some of them may have been infected with QakBot, a rare but very dangerous malware strain.
Security researchers have spotted a booby-trapped PowerPoint file that will download malware to a computer whenever a victim hovers a link, no macro scripts required.
For the weekend we have a deal for a Steam Star Wars game bundle for $15 that comes with 5 different Star Wars games for the PC. While some of the games are quite old, they are also classics. The bundle is worth it in my opinion simply for the two Knights of the Old Republic games. The rest are just fun-filled gravy!
Improperly configured HDFS-based servers, mostly Hadoop installs, are exposing over five petabytes of information, according to John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine for discovering Internet-connected devices.
Google published yesterday a list of 42 smartphone models from 12 vendors that run up-to-date Android OS versions with the latest security patches applied.