The UK will not extradite Lauri Love to face hacking charges in the US, according to a court ruling announced today.
A security researcher has ported three leaked NSA exploits to work on all Windows versions released in the past 18 years, starting with Windows 2000.
A new botnet appeared over the weekend, and it's targeting Android devices by scanning for open debug ports so it can infect victims with malware that mines the Monero cryptocurrency.
Members of the open source community are working on a new security-focused project for the Linux kernel. Named Linux Kernel Runtime Guard (LKRG), this is a loadable kernel module that will perform runtime integrity checking of the Linux kernel.
Hundreds of users fell victims to email scams over the past week, sending over $1 million worth of Ethereum to a scammer who sent fake emails posing as the Bee Token ICO (Initial Coin Offering).
Firefox 59 will strip referrer information from URLs while the user is in Private Browsing mode. The measure is meant to safeguard users from accidental data leaks of sensitive information.
The operators of a gaming server rental business are believed to have built an IoT DDoS botnet, which they are now offering as part of the server rental scheme.
This has been an interesting week in ransomware news. We had the GandCrab ransomware being released and distributed by exploit kits, TOR gateways stealing ransom payments from ransomware devs, and a bunch of towns getting hit with ransomware.
Michael Gillespie discovered a new Cryptomix variant uploaded to ID-Ransomware this week. Today, I was able to find a sample so we can see what has changed. For the most part, it is the same as previous variants except it now appends the .SERVER extension to encrypted files and changes the contact emails used by the ransomware.
A new version of the Scarab ransomware has been spotted in the wild, but instead of being distributed via email spam campaigns, crooks are brute-forcing computers with weakly-secured RDP connections and are installing the ransomware manually on each system.
Japanese police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of creating malware that steals private keys (passwords) that are used to access cryptocurrency wallets. He's also under investigation for using these passwords to steal funds from victims, albeit no charges have been filed.
Microsoft announced yesterday that future versions of the standalone Office 2019 app will work on Windows 10 versions exclusively.
We have a new deal for 94% off a course bundle that trains you how to use various Amazon AWS services such as EC2, Route 53, S3, and more. These courses normally have a combined value of $1,299, but have been discounted 94% to $69 as part of this deal. Please note that this bundle does not include vouchers for any certification exams
A Monero-mining botnet targeting Redis and OrientDB servers has infected nearly 4,400 servers and has mined over $925,000 worth of Monero since March 2017.
Just three months after Princeton researchers were warning users of the dangers of "session replay" attacks, developers of malicious Chrome extensions have incorporated this "trick" into their latest "releases."
Windows 10 has surpassed Windows 7 for the first time, according to analytics firm StatCounter. In a presser released today, the company says that according to data gathered in January 2018, Windows 10 reached 42.78% in terms of worldwide internet usage, compared to 41.86% for Windows 7, and 8.72% for Windows 8.1,.