A Chinese digital marketing company named Rafotech is behind a wave of inter-connected adware families that found their way onto the computers of millions of users.
After taking last week off, WikiLeaks came back today and released documentation on another CIA cyberweapon. Codenamed Pandemic, this is a tool that targets computers with shared folders, from where users download files via SMB.
For almost four months, script kiddies ran amok in one of Stanford's subdomains, installing web shells, mailers, and other types of web malware.
Several Linux distros have issued updates to fix a vulnerability in Sudo, a Linux app behind the "sudo" command, which can allow an unprivileged attacker to gain root privileges.
For a limited time, the Practical Linux Security Cookbook by Packt is available for free. This book provides code-intensive discussions with detailed recipes that help you to create and administer a secure Linux system locally as well as on a network.
A man linked to an auto parts store in a disputed territory of Moldova is behind the Bachosens malware, a backdoor trojan used in a very small number of attacks, but one of the most advanced threats of its kind.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the FBI for the purpose of obtaining documents that reveal more details about the Bureau's close relationship with Geek Squad, a Best Buy division specialized in computer repairs.
There are 1,000 apps available for download today that despite not containing any malware or featuring glaring vulnerabilities, they communicate and store data on improperly secured backend servers, exposing user data along the way.
Continuing its efforts to bring AI into every little product it has, Google announced today that improvements it made to Gmail's machine learning algorithms help it detect and block spam and phishing messages with an accuracy of 99.9%.
Today's deal is for a course bundle with over 30 hours of content to prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Exam. This bundle is normally priced at $405, but has been discounted 90% to $39 as part of this deal. This bundle comes with a 15 day satisfaction guarantee or get a full refund.
A group of security researchers have set up a Patreon page to raise funds necessary to buy their way into the first batch of monthly exploit the Shadow Brokers promised on Tuesday.
A Czech judge ruled yesterday that Yevgeny Nikulin, a Russian national accused of crimes in both the US and Russia, can be extradited based on the current charges. The court didn't specify to which country, and the decision now rests with Czech Justice Minister Robert Pelikan.
The FBI has arrested members of a motorcycle gang accused to have hacked and stolen over 150 Jeep Wranglers from Southern California, which they later crossed the border into Mexico to have stripped down for parts.
In what has become a welcome trend, today another ransomware master decryption key was released on BleepingComputer.com. This time the key that was released is for the XData Ransomware that was targeting the Ukraine around May 19th 2017.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that a company's patent claims end after the first sale and customers can refurbish and sell old products without the threat of being sued under patent laws by the product's original manufacturer.
A 53-page report released today by Group-IB, a Russian cyber-security vendor, contains new evidence that cements the theory that the North Korean government is behind the Lazarus Group, a cyber-espionage outfit.
On Friday, Microsoft released an out-of-band security update to fix several issues with the Malware Protection Engine discovered by Google's Project Zero team.
Data released yesterday by Kryptos Logic reveals that most WannaCry victims are located in China, and not Russia, as various antivirus vendors have announced during the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.
In a message posted online early this morning, the Shadow Brokers — the cyber-espionage group believed to have stolen hacking tools from the NSA — announced new details about their upcoming "monthly dump service."