Just in time for the Christmas holiday shopping spree, the group behind the Cerber ransomware has launched a spam campaign that uses fake credit card reports to trick users into opening a Word file that under certain circumstances will download and install the deadly Cerber ransomware.
The Joomla Project released version 3.6.5 of the Joomla CMS that addresses three security bugs, of which one can allow attackers to take over vulnerable sites. If this wasn't bad enough, this vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2016-9838, affects all Joomla versions released in the past five years.
Malicious ads are serving exploit code to infect routers, instead of browsers, in order to insert ads in every site users are visiting. Discovered by security researchers from US security firm Proofpoint, this malvertising campaign is powered by a new exploit kit called DNSChanger EK.
Today Apple released the macOS Sierra 10.12.2, iTunes 12.5.4, Safari 10.0.2, and iCloud for Windows 6.1 updates that include fixes for numerous vulnerabilities. Many of these vulnerabilities are shared throughout multiple Apple products.
Adobe released security updates for Adobe Animate, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Experience Manager Forms, Adobe DNG Converter, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Adobe Adobe Digital Editions, and Adobe Robohelp. ColdFusion Builder, InDesign, Manager, that resolve 30 security vulnerabilities.
Today is the December 2016 Microsoft Patch Tuesday and we have twelve security updates being released by Microsoft. Of these twelve updates, six of them are rated as Critical as they allow remote code execution on the affected computer.
Today we have a deal for a course to help you prepare for the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and CISSP exams. These courses are normally priced at $859.00, but have been discounted 91% to $69 for a limited time.
Google has made important changes to its corporate structure today, when it spun off its self-driving cars unit as a separate company called Waymo, which will now be part of the Alphabet group, a parent company that manages a multitude of other Google-based ventures, such as Calico, DeepMind, Nest Labs, and more.
Netgear has expanded the list of routers vulnerable to a simple yet dangerous exploit that came to light last week, and which is trivial to weaponize and allows attackers to take control over affected devices.
Security researchers have found malware hidden in the firmware of several low-end Android smartphones and tablets, malware which is used to show ads and install unwanted apps on the devices of unsuspecting users.
Malware authors have released a new version of the Android Loki trojan, which can now infect native Android OS libraries after an earlier version had previously gained the capabilities to infect core operating system processes.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has issued a dire warning, bringing public attention to a legal case that may allow copyright holders such as music labels and movie studios the power to cut off a user's Internet connection in case they suspect he may be breaking copyright laws.
Today Apple released iOS 10.2, tvOS 10.1, and watchOS 3.11 updates, which include a total of 15 security fixes as well as new features such as the new TV app anew emojis.. Of the 15 security updates, 4 of them resolve code execution vulnerabilities.
Today we have a deal on a Microsoft SQL and Oracle SharePoint database administration course. This bundle is normally priced at $3,595, but has been reduced 98% to $47 as part of this deal. Please note that these courses include a certificate of completion, but does not come with any exam vouchers.
Microsoft Edge SmartScreen SecuriManuel Caballero, the Web security expert behind the Broken Browser blog, has discovered that Microsoft Edge, the default web browser included with Windows 10, is affected by a vulnerability that allows a third-party to show fake warning messages for any online domain, such as Google, Facebook, or the
Europol announced today that law enforcement agencies around the globe arrested 34 users and questioned and warned 101 more on charges of launching DDoS attacks using DDoS-for-hire services.
Barely a month and a half have passed since Zcash became available, and crooks have already started deploying malware that infects the computers of unsuspecting users and uses their resources to mine for this very profitable cryptocurrency.
Developers at the Tor Project have started working on a sandboxed version of the Tor Browser, currently available as an early alpha version for Linux systems. Currently, this version is in an early alpha stage, and only available for Linux. There are no binaries available, and users must compile it themselves from the source code.