Today Microsoft has released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14971 for PC to Insiders on the fast ring. This release adds the ability to read EPUB book in Microsoft Edge, includes the Paint 3D application, and makes the PowerShell the default shell from file explorer and the Win+X Menu.
Security researcher MalwareHunterTeam has discovered a new ransomware family that its creators have named Crypton. After a flood of poorly coded .NET-based ransomware families have invaded VirusTotal, Crypton is a little bit more complex.
Fake Flash Player update sites have long been a favorite distribution method for adware and other unwanted programs. Today, a fake Flash update site was discovered by ExecuteMalware that is pushing the Locky ransomware.
Your iPhone is sending a history of all your calls to Apple's iCloud service, Oleg Afonin, Elcomsoft researcher has revealed today. For some iPhone users, this wasn't a secret. Many have figured it out on their own. This is especially true for family members that share an iCloud account on different iPhones.
Mozilla announced today Firefox Focus, a browser for iOS devices that is a stripped-down browser frame that only supports private browsing and nothing more.
The number of HTTPS errors is about to go up as Google announced plans to remove support for SSL/TLS certificates signed with the SHA-1 cryptographic hash algorithm. Google plans to take this step with Chrome 56, scheduled for release at the end of January 2017.
The owners of two Apple-dedicated YouTube channels, EverythingApplePro and iDeviceHelp, have found a flaw in the iOS passcode device protection system that allows an attacker to access the device's data, such as photos and messages.
Researchers from Red Naga Security have discovered new Android spyware that was used to target government employees, which initially appeared to be tied to the HackingTeam, but might very well be the work of a fellow Italian company, also a maker of surveillance software.
A new spam wave posing as emailed fax messages is delivering a malware downloader that fetches and installs a ransomware family known as PClock, a CryptoLocker clone.
Almost 15 years after Steve Ballmer had compared Linux and the open source community to cancer, Microsoft announced today that it was joining the Linux Foundation as a platinum member.
Fabian Wosar, Emsisoft security researcher, is facing a moral dilemma like very few security researchers have faced before.
This deal is for an online course that contains 48 hours of training in over 305 lectures to prepare you for the Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst (CSA) certifications. This course is normally priced at $5,428, but has been discounted 98% to $59.
Hardware hacker Samy Kamkar has released a new tool called PoisonTap that is capable of a plethora of malicious actions, all of which work even against password-protected computers on which an attacker can't access the desktop.
A trial started on Monday in Texas in which four men stand accused of hacking the servers of game maker EA Sports and stealing in-game currency used in the FIFA game series. The FBI says the hackers stole in-game currency worth over $15 million.
Security researchers have found a secret backdoor in the firmware of many Android smartphones sold in the US, which covertly gathers information on phone owners and sends it to a server in China.
A new ransomware called CryptoLuck has been discovered being distributed via the RIG-E exploit kit. This ransom also utilizes an interesting method of infecting a victim through the legitimate GoogleUpdate.exe executable and DLL hijacking.
Mozilla released today Firefox 50, the latest version of its stable branch, along with new versions for its Beta (v51), Developer (v52), and Nightly (v53) editions.
A new ransomware variant nicknamed Ransoc is currently distributed via malvertising campaigns and exploit kits, locking the user's desktop, searching for sensitive content, and employing the found information in an attempt to extort users who accessed questionable content into paying a ransom fee.
The infamous Carbanak (Anunak) group is employing a new social engineering trick to fool customer support representatives into installing malware on their systems, and hence, provide the crooks with a backdoor into targeted companies.
Security researchers from Dr.Web say they've identified a new malware family inside an Android app found on the Google Play Store under the name of "Multiple Accounts: 2 Accounts."