Polish security researcher Hasherezade has found a way to help victims of the PrincessLocker ransomware by cracking the ransomware's encryption system and releasing a free decryptor.
With Android continuing to be targeted by malware, it may be a good idea to have a good security solution installed on the phone. This program is normally priced at $29.95, this deal has been discounted 66% to $9.95.
A Cardiff court has sentenced James Frazer-Mann, a 35-year-old man from Barry, the UK to a suspended sentence of 12 months, a fine of £530 ($660), and 180 hours of community service for hiring a hacker to go after his company's competition and a website where customers had criticized his service.
Scott Arciszewski, Chief Development Officer at Paragon Initiative Enterprises, is warning about a series of security issues that affect the update mechanism used by the WordPress CMS.
Some clever Russian crook has found a way to register a lookalike Google domain by taking advantage of Unicode characters to create an alternative way of spelling Google.
At a time when there is so much divisiveness in the world, Apple has released a new video ad called "Frankie's Holiday" with a description of "An unexpected holiday visitor finally receives the warm welcome he's always yearned for.".
The case of the Netis router firmware backdoor shows you that even if a company puts out a patch to resolve security issues, the problem lingers on for years, as users fail to update their devices, or the patch itself fails to properly fix the issue.
Early this morning, a new Locky campaign was discovered that is spewing out emails that pretend to be an ISP complaint stating that SPAM has been detected coming from the computer. Further testing of the new sample shows that Locky has also changed the extension for encrypted files to .AESIR.
A botnet of IoT (Internet of Things) devices created with the Linux/Moose malware is behind many bots that are plaguing social networks such as YouTube, Periscope, Twitter, and Instagram, above all.
An Android banking trojan is requesting users to whitelist its process against the Android Doze power saving module in order to stay connected to its command and control (C&C) servers and continue its malicious behavior.
An ongoing Facebook spam campaign is spreading the Nemucod malware downloader among users, which in some cases was seen downloading the Locky ransomware at later stages.
Office Depot employees have been selling unnecessary tech repair services after telling customers that their laptops and computers were infected with malware, reporters from Seattle TV station KIRO 7 said this week after being tipped off by a former employee.
The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has filed a motion asking the US Federal Court of Northern California to force Coinbase to disclose the personal details of all US users that have conducted Bitcoin trades between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2015.
Security firm Red Canary claims to have stopped a malware campaign that experimented with using the Ask.com toolbar as a method of delivering malware to end users.
Security researchers have discovered that third-party firmware included with over 2.8 million low-end Android smartphones allows attackers to compromise Over-the-Air (OTA) update operations and execute commands on the target's phone with root privileges.
Very busy ransomware week. We have two new ransomware infections being pushed out by exploit kits, some decryptors, and lots of small variants being released. The big news is the release of the master decryption keys for the CrySiS ransomware and Kaspersky's Rakhnidecryptor being updated to use them.
Brad Duncan, a security researcher for Rackspace, is well known for monitoring exploit kit activity and the payloads that are being distributed by them. In an article posted yesterday, Brad shows how the RIG-E (Empire) exploit kit has started to distribute a new ransomware called CHIP.
The dirt and secretions that users have on their hands rubs on their phones and leave clues behind about the owner's identity, his daily habits, the places he's been, his lifestyle, medical treatments, and more.