Two US government agencies have united forces to coordinate the creation of a new set of standards aimed at securing the process of routing of information between major Internet entities, such as Internet Service Providers, hosting providers, cloud providers, educational, research, and national networks.
Hackers disrupted the Etherparty ICO (Initial Coin Offering) after they hijacked the platform's website on Sunday and displayed their own Ethereum address, tricking some ICO participants into sending funds to the wrong wallets.
For the past two and a half months, a WordPress plugin named Display Widgets has been used to install a backdoor on WordPress sites across the Internet.
Ransom attacks on MongoDB databases rekindled last week and over the weekend with the emergence of three new groups that hijacked over 26,000 servers, with one group hijacking 22,000.
Google's security team has sent out warnings via email to Chrome extension developers after many of them have been the targets of phishing attacks, some of which have been successful and resulted in crooks taking over extensions.
On July 7, French domain registrar Gandi lost control over 751 customer domains, which had their DNS records altered to point incoming traffic to websites hosting exploits kits.