Unknown hackers have hijacked the DNS server for BlackWallet.co, a web-based wallet application for the Stellar Lumen cryptocurrency (XLM), and has stolen over $400,000 from users' accounts.
We are barely two weeks into 2018, and security researchers have already spotted the first new Mac malware strain this year. Called OSX/MaMi, all evidence points that this is still a work in progress, but one that comes with some pretty intrusive features, if ever completed and activated.
Cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, announced it suffered a security breach in a series of tweets posted online last night. The exchange said it believed hackers managed to take over control over its DNS server and redirected the etherdelta.com domain to a malicious server hosting a copy of their website.
The Russian government is currently discussing plans to build its own "independent internet infrastructure" that will be used by BRICS member states — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
Popular Anime site Crunchyroll.com was taken offline this morning due to a hack that caused visitors to be prompted to download a desktop version of their software. This software, though, was not as it seemed because it also included malware that was installed along with it.
Google has added support in Android for an experimental feature that will encrypt DNS requests and prevent network-level attackers from snooping on user traffic.
Researchers at Akamai have identified a botnet of over 14,000 IP addresses used in malware distribution operations. The botnet is still up and running, and experts believe it will be hard to take it down because its operators are employing a clever technique called Fast Flux.
Microsoft has just fixed a nasty bug affecting the DNS client included with Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016.
Security researchers at Google have found seven security bugs in the Dnsmasq application that put an inestimable number of desktops, servers, smartphones, routers, and other IoT devices at risk of hacking.
Inattentive ISPs and technical faults have led the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to delay the KSK Rollover for next year.
Malware researchers have come across a new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that uses a novel technique to evade detection on corporate networks by fetching malicious PowerShell commands stored inside a domain's DNS TXT records.