Locker, a new ransomware variant was discovered last month. In a surprising turn of events the creator of the ransomware actually posted a public apology and promised to automatically decrypt files on affected systems.
A new variant of the POS malware family has emerged that is capable of stealing track one and track two payment card data.
The FREAK vulnerability is yet to be forgotten, and already a similar major issue has come up. TLS security and Diffie-Hellman export keys are involved this time.
Malvertising networks lead users to ransomware using the Magnitude exploit kit. CryptoWall 3.0 is the first malware dropped.
Hackers are now using legitimate services offered by popular websites and blogs to masquerade their malicious operations.
Microsoft Word Intruder, a malware creation tool is being widely used to create booby-trapped RTF files. Watch out with those attachments!
Illegal hacking services are being advertised publicly with costs ranging from as little as US$1.25 to a hefty 2000 Euro.
Want to watch a “shocking video” on Facebook? Not a good idea. It is just a scam and the only end result is, the scammers making money out of your personal information.
Lenovo is facing heat once again after the Superfish debacle…
Macro malware returns, infecting over 500,000 computers through malicious documents spread via spam email.
Google releases a new chrome extension called “Password Alert” to combat phishing.
A recent study unveils various types of IRC Botnets and their different infection and propagation methods.
An Arkansas lawyer found out that the cops had sent him a hard drive filled with malware that could be used for spying purposes.
NY hacker sentenced to 3 years in prison for cyber attacks on DirecTV, Farmers Insurance and L.A. public works
A Staten Island hacker was sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment this Thursday after he pleaded guilty to his several charges including infiltrating protected computer systems. The 32 year old must also pay US$ 2.7 million in restitution to DirecTV, Farmers Insurance and L.A. public works, the three affected parties.
Microsoft releases a major security update fixing multiple critical vulnerabilities. This includes the remote code execution vulnerabilities in Office and IE, the elevation of privilege bug and more.
A large scale vulnerability “Redirect to SMB” has been unearthed that allows hackers to steal sensitive login information. The affected applications list is a long one and it even includes antivirus programs.