Scientists from two US universities have found a way to attack accelerometers by using sound waves, a technique that has allowed them to spoof accelerometer signals and feed devices and applications with fake data.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15058 to PC insiders on the fast ring, Like the last few releases, this releases focuses on bug fixes and improvements. Unfortunately, no new features added to this release.
Today is the March 2017 Microsoft Patch Tuesday and we have 17 security updates being released by Microsoft. Of these seventeen updates, seven of them are rated as Critical as they allow remote code execution on the affected computer.
Starting with Chrome 57, released last week, Google has put a muzzle on the amount of resources background tabs can use.
Adobe has released updates for Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Shockwave Player that resolves a combined 8 security vulnerabilities. Of these 8 vulnerabilities, 7 of them are rated as Critical because they could lead to information disclosure or remote code execution.
A ransomware author's plans to launch a RaaS portal were foiled last week after security researchers from Malwarebytes managed to infiltrate the crook's command and control server, hosted on a common shared hosting provider.
A heavily modified, but "unauthorized" version of the Petya ransomware has been seen by Kaspersky researchers used in targeted attacks on a small number of organizations.
A new malware strain named Imeij has been detected in the wild targeting equipment made by Taiwanese manufacturer AVTech. According to Trend Micro researchers, the malware is exploiting a security flaw which AVTech engineers failed to patch in October 2016.
Following an internal audit, Google engineers say they'd discovered a new massive ad-fraud botnet that was infecting users via Android apps hosted on the official Play Store.
Google has launched the latest version of the reCAPTCHA service, which won't ask users to click a checkbox, as it did until now.
Over the last two days, the ID Ransomware service was hit by two DDoS attacks launched by the author of the Enjey ransomware, embittered after ID Ransomware's creator, Michael Gillespie, had found a way to decrypt his ransomware.