Intel's security team released a series of patches yesterday that fix a remote code execution (RCE) bug found in the Intel Management Engine (ME).
A malware infection affecting servers belonging to the Virginia State Police (VSP) has shut down the department's email system, along with its ability to update the Virginia Sex Offender and Crimes Against Children Registry (SOR).
There are over 85,000 RDP servers available for sale or rent via xDedic, a marketplace for selling or renting hacked servers that was exposed in June 2016.
The Ask.com search engine went through some sort of technical issue late last night, as its servers were exposing the internal Apache server status page, revealing recently processed search queries.
A mysterious issue is affecting the default Windows NTP server (time.windows.com), according to multiple complaints coming from Reddit and Twitter users.
Since July 2016, attackers have been using a zero-day in IIS 6.0 to compromise and take over Windows servers. The vulnerability only affects IIS 6.0, which was released in November 2010, and shipped with Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.
Willem de Groot, a Dutch security expert, is asking owners of defunct or soon-to-be-dead online stores to donate their domains so he can set up honeypots and track credit card stealing malware and other types of cyber-attacks on e-commerce targets.
After the ransacking of MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, and CouchDB servers, attackers are now hijacking hundreds of MySQL databases, deleting their content, and leaving a ransom note behind asking for a 0.2 Bitcoin ($235) payment.
Both Java and Python contain similar security flaws that allow an attacker to bypass firewalls by injecting malicious commands inside FTP URLs.
Link bookmarking service Instapaper came back online today following a critical database issue that forced it offline for 31 hours over the past two days.
GitLab.com, a web service for hosting and syncing source code, similar to GitHub, has gone down last night at around 18:00 ET, January 31, and after 11 hours, at the time of publishing, the website is still down.