Earlier today, Microsoft concluded an investigation which it started yesterday after a mysterious group of hackers known as The Shadow Brokers dumped a trove of Windows exploits online, as part of a plan started last year and aimed at ousting the Equation Group cyber-espionage group as the NSA.
In a report released on Tuesday, Akamai says it spotted DDoS attacks leveraging the CLDAP protocol for the first time, and attacks using this protocol have the potential to incur serious damage, based on the opinion of its experts.
After last week, its a pleasure to have a slow week in ransomware. Nothing really big released this week other than Emsisoft releasing an updated Cry9 decryptor and the new CryptoMix variant called Mole. Otherwise, this week has been full of a lot of in development ransomware or smaller variants.
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On Good Friday and ahead of the Easter holiday, the Shadow Brokers have dumped a new collection of files, containing what appears to be exploits and hacking tools targeting Microsoft's Windows OS and evidence the Equation Group had gained access to servers and targeted the SWIFT banking system of several banks across the world.
The Cerber ransomware family has risen to take Locky's place at the top of the ransomware mountain after new Locky versions stopped coming out last year, and spam operations spreading Locky have slowed down to a trickle in 2017.
Starting this month, Microsoft has stopped delivering updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 operating systems running on modern processor models, such as Intel 7th Generation (Kaby Lake) and AMD 7th Generation (Bristol Ridge).
Allegro MicroSystems LLC is suing a former IT employee for sabotaging its database using a "time bomb" that deleted crucial financial data in the first week of the new fiscal year.
King of copy-paste exploits, the Sundown exploit kit, has been offline since March 8, and this also includes most of its variations, according to security researcher Kaffeine and Jérôme Segura of Malwarebytes.
Security researchers from Pen Test Partners have discovered pretty glaring security flaws in Aga's line of smart ovens.
The saga of CVE-2017-0199, a recently patched zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft Office and WordPad, just got a little stranger yesterday after cyber-security firm FireEye revealed the vulnerability was used by both cyber-criminals pushing mundane malware, and also by state-sponsored cyber-espionage groups.
Russian authorities have arrested a mathematics teacher from Moscow on accusations of organizing riots and calling for terrorist activities or justifying the use of terrorism via the Internet.
I wanted to let everyone know about the DC Unconvention 2017, which is happening on September 16-17th 2017 in Washington DC. This convention is for small IT business owners who want to get to know their peers, learn good business practices, and get to know other business like their own.
Five inmates from the Marion Correctional Institution (MCI) built two computers from spare parts, hid them in the ceiling of a training room closet, and used them to hack into the prison's network.
The Kelihos botnet is no more. Or at least that's what authorities hope happens, after attempting to bring it down three times in the past, but to no avail.
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With the launch of the Windows 10 Creators Update and Edge 40 (EdgeHTML 15), Microsoft has released a new battery usage test that, naturally, trashes the company's competition.
A new ransomware called Mole was found by security researcher Brad Duncan while he was analyzing a new SPAM campaign. After examining this sample, I feel that this is probably another variant of the CryptoMix family as it has many similarities to the Revenge and CryptoShield variants.
With little fanfare, Google added a new Chrome feature that prevents the content of current pages from jumping up or down as other content gets loaded on the same page.