Two days after the WannaCry ransomware outbreak wreaked havoc across the world, French police seized a server running two Tor relays belonging to French activist Aeris, who said the server was confiscated in connection to the WannaCry attacks.
Mountain View police are looking for a white adult male with white hair that crashed a drone into high-voltage power lines on Thursday night, June 8, knocking out power to over 1,600 people.
An unknown threat actor is using a vulnerability in Samba installations to take over Linux machines and use them as pawns in a vast cryptocurrency mining operation.
Verelox, a provider of dedicated KVM and VPS servers based in The Hague, Netherlands, suffered a catastrophic outage after a former administrator deleted all customer data and wiped most of the company's servers.
Another week of mostly small ransomware releases. Ultimately, this is a good thing as the vast majority of these are never released. Of biggest note is a macOS RaaS, a new Jaff variant, and the potential for a new ransomware called Spectre.
On Wednesday, security researcher Derek Knight discovered a new Jaff campaign spewing out emails that pretend to be emails from local copy machines. These SPAM emails contain attachments that include an executable file, which encrypt a victim's files and append the .sVn extension to encrypted file names.
A new ransomware was discovered today called Spectre that appears to be in test mode. Due to its stage in development, with a working ransomware and payment site, I decided to take a look so we are prepared for its release.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with a collective of tech support scammers, who were forced to forfeit assets valued at nearly $6 million.
Gabor Szathmari, a security researcher for CryptoAUSTRALIA, is working on a method of improving the security of leaked documents by removing hidden dots left behind by laser printers, which are usually used to watermark documents and track down leakers.
CD Projekt Red, the Polish studio maker behind the insanely popular The Witcher 3 RPG, has suffered a data breach and now the attacker is holding the company for ransom, threatening to release stolen files if the game maker doesn't pay an undisclosed sum of money.
No currently known ransomware strain can infect Windows 10 S, said Microsoft today with the release of a new report detailing the next-get ransomware protection features the company introduced with the release of the Windows 10 Creators Update last month.
Crooks in China have developed an Android ransomware that uses similar graphics to the WannaCry ransom note in an attempt to scare and trick users into quickly paying the ransom.
A new Trojan called CertLock blocks Windows security vendor's programs from being installed or running by blocking their certificates in Windows. This is a continuing trend where adware and unwanted program purveyors are installing protection programs to try and block users from cleaning their computers.
Google's security team removed an Android app named "colourblock" from the official Play Store after security researchers from Kaspersky Labs discovered a dangerous trojan hidden inside it.
Chinese authorities announced yesterday they arrested 22 people on accusations of stealing private information on Apple customers and selling the data online.
IP cameras manufactured by Chinese vendor Fosscam are riddled with security flaws that allow an attacker to take over the device and penetrate your network.
Microsoft's security team has come across a malware family that uses Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT) Serial-over-LAN (SOL) interface as a file transfer tool.
A Linux trojan detected under the generic name of Linux.MulDrop.14 is infecting Raspberry Pi devices with the purpose of mining cryptocurrency.
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