Scientists from the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a new user authentication system that relies on reading lip motions while the user speaks a password out loud.
A new Indiana bill plans to make ransomware attacks a crime on its own punishable with a sentence from one to six years in prison, and a maximum fine of up to $10,000.
Over the past six months, the number of Locky ransomware infections has gone down and is expected to reach an all-time low this month, in March.
Over 300 Cisco products are affected by a zero-day vulnerability Cisco discovered last week, and for which no patch is available at the time of writing.
The Internet's largest Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay announced upcoming support for Ethereum, the cryptocurrency that recently is giving Bitcoin a running for today's most popular digital currency.
A security researcher has detailed a way to log into any account on the same computer, even without knowing its password. The trick works on all Windows versions, doesn't require special privileges, and the researcher can't figure out if it's a Windows feature or security flaw.
Swift, the programming language Apple launched in the summer of 2014 to replace the aging Objective-C, has entered the TIOBE index of programming languages top 10 for the first time in its short life.
Lots of news this week when it comes to ransomware. We have a Star Trek themed ransomware, new decryptors, lots of new crap ransomware, people modifying Petya for their own ends, and a new CryptoMix variant called Revenge. If your interested in ransomware, this week has a lot of news.
Polish authorities in the town of Lodz have launched an official investigation into the closure of Bitcurex, a Bitcoin trading platform that launched in 2012, and closed earlier this year.
An Oregon sportswear company is suing its former IT administrator, alleging he left backdoor accounts on their network and used them more than 700 times to search for information for the benefit of its new employer.
The Ask Partner Network (APN) was compromised for the second time in two months, as crooks found a way to deliver malware to computers running the Ask.com Toolbar.
In an advisory sent to enterprises across the US, the Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT group is warning that security products which perform HTTPS interception might weaken a company's overall security.
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Some Ubiquiti network device models can be hacked thanks to an unpatched vulnerability, allowing attackers to gain control over the device, or use it as a pivot point in the victim's network to hack other nearby equipment.
Boldly going where no man has gone before, the Kirk Ransomware brings so much nerdy goodness to the table that it could make anyone in IT interested. We have Star Trek, Low Orbital Ion Cannons, a cryptocurrency payment other than Bitcoin, and a decryptor named Spock! Need I say more?
Earlier today, several Google Home owners complained online about how their personal assistants started spewing ads out of the blue.
Users of new CPU architectures will not receive Windows 7 and 8.1 updates anymore, according to a Microsoft support topic published last week.
An application named Event Monitor is a tech support scam with a twist, working by monitoring the Windows event logs, and showing a popup with an alarming message every time it detects an app crash.