The RSA Conference, an annual security conference with over 40,000 attendees expected this year, runs from April 16th through the 20th. Additionally, there will be 500 vendors who will be on site to brandish the latest tech in the field.
An Alaska judge sentenced a 59-year-old woman, a former director at Peninsula Airlines (PenAir), for hacking her former employer and wreaking havoc for two days inside the company's flight reservations system.
Hackers are leveraging an IIS 6.0 vulnerability to take over Windows servers and install a malware strain that mines the Electroneum cryptocurrency.
Intel has addressed a vulnerability in the configuration of several CPU series that allow an attacker to alter the behavior of the chip's SPI Flash memory —a mandatory component used during the boot-up process [1, 2, 3].
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent letters this week to six major companies containing warnings that using "warranty void if removed" or similarly worded stickers on their products is illegal.
A Microsoft network engineer is facing federal charges in Florida for helping launder money obtained from victims of the Reventon ransomware.
Security researchers from Abuse.ch, BrillantIT, and Proofpoint have sinkholed the command and control infrastructure behind EITest, a network of hacked servers abused by cyber-criminals to redirect users to malware, exploits kits, and tech support scams.
Not too much new ransomware released this week, but rather just general ransomware news. One item of interest was the joke ransomware called PUBG Ransomware that made you play Player's Unknown Battleground in order to decrypt your files. Other than that, it was just news about new variants that were released or about variants.
While ransomware has evolved into targeted attacks rather than mass spam campaigns, it is still a significant threat to businesses and consumers. Microsoft must agree, as in the upcoming Spring Creators Update, Microsoft has added a dedicated Ransomware Protection section in the Windows Defender Security Center settings.
A large number of Android manufacturers (OEMs) are skipping security patches but are lying to users about it, according to the team at Security Research Lab (SRL), a Berlin-based cyber-security firm.
Security researchers have discovered at least three malware strains using a new code injection technique that allowed them to avoid antivirus detection.
A highly requested feature is the ability to use copy and paste keyboard shortcuts when in a Windows 10 Bash prompt. As of Windows Insider build 17643, this feature is now available as a setting in the Windows Command Prompt.
In this deal you get access to over 200 hours of training on how to program in languages such as Java, Go, Ruby, PHP, and Python. These courses normally have a combined value of $1,356.95, but have been discounted more than 97% to $34.99 as part of this deal.
The exploitation of a very dangerous Drupal vulnerability has started after the publication of proof-of-concept (PoC) code.
Google engineers plan to improve user privacy and security by putting a short lifespan on cookies delivered via HTTP connections. Google hopes that the move will force website developers and advertisers to send cookies via HTTPS, which "provides significant confidentiality protections against [pervasive monitoring] attacks."
A script compile error has temporarily stopped the infection chain of a malspam campaign trying to infect users with the GandCrab ransomware.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17643 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build Microsoft adds Sets+Office 365 integration and Microsoft Edge, Data Sense, and Magnifier improvements.
Mozilla has begun to roll out a system addon that enables TLS 1.3 in Firefox. Based on bug reports, this addon was launched on April 3rd, 2017 and is being delivered as a silent update to Firefox that will enable TLS 1.3 for 50% of the users who install it.
The CEO of Coinsecure, an India-based cryptocurrency exchange, has accused his CSO of stealing 438 Bitcoin —around $3.3 million at today's exchange rate— from the exchange's main wallet.