Hackers can potentially target and attack all Windows versions thanks to a new attack mechanism uncovered by security researchers in the Windows OS (operating system). Threat actors could leverage the new technique to inject malicious code onto users’ PCs.
A new social media phishing scam campaign has been identified by security researchers at Proofpoint, which is targeting all major UK banks and their customers. The scam campaign involves hackers creating fake Twitter accounts, posing as customer support staff, in
Officials said Livingston began the business as early as 2011 and specialized in sending spam emails for his clients.
NEWARK – A Whole Lot of Nothing made a whole lot of something – $1.3 million from an email hijacking scheme,
The personal data of more than half a million blood donors has been accessed by an unauthorised person after a security breach at the Red Cross.
The organisation is trying to contact 550,000 donors who have had the security of
A bipartisan group of legislators signed letter on Thursday requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) clarify a forthcoming rules change that could affect citizens’ privacy.
“We are concerned about the full scope of the new authority that would be
A Florida man is facing up to 10 years in prison after admitting his role in a $1.3 million computer hacking and identity theft scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman and Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced in a release Thursday.
The latest data from BullGuard suggests the recent Mirai-based DDoS attack could be just the tip of the iceberg.
To date, over 100,000 unique IPs have been scanned by Bulguard, and though just 4.6 percent revealed vulnerabilities, the scale of
“Human beings are often easier to attack than technology. Cyber criminals can hack people faster than they can hack firewalls.”
So says Jenny Radcliffe, a social engineer from the UK who addressed media, members of the public and cyber security
TENCENT KEEN SECURITY LAB TEAM HACKERS WIN $215,000 FOR INFECTING A FULLY UPDATED AND PATCHED NEXUS 6P.
Challenging White Hat Hackers through competitions and bounties for identifying potentially harmful security flaws in latest or upcoming devices is currently the hot
You definitely shouldn’t sit out the new iPhone software update because, in addition to having some cool new features for the iPhone 7 Plus, it could protect you from hackers, according to Select All.
When you go to update your
Western Kentucky University is set to host its first hackathon.
Aaron Brzowski, a WKU senior majoring in robotics who is organizing the event, said he got the idea to start a hackathon at WKU after attending several at other universities
Along with the discounts and offers flooding this festive season, risks of phishing activities, where hackers prey on loopholes in multiple online transactions, also come in. An Amazon user recently shared her experience and how she escaped from possibly a
Last Friday’s daylong cascade of cyber attacks highlighted an issue that until now has largely been a discussion point on security-specific blogs and forums: The internet, and thus much of our modern way of life, is in a precarious state.
The Pwn2Own contest, a hackathon run by security firm Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) in Japan sees this year’s winners in Keen Lab, a popular crew of Chinese hackers who hacked Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Nexus device.
THE Australian Reptile Park is reeling after its official Facebook page and that of general manager Tim Faulkner’s have been hacked.
In a statement released this morning the popular Somersby zoo warned current posts, as well as those alerting people
An Evansville man could have been out tens of thousands of dollars to an online hacker.
EPD’s special financial crimes task force and bank officials are trying to figure out how the hackers got their hands on so much money.
The internet of things has ushered in a new age of debilitating DDoS attacks. Last week, armies of poorly secured, internet-connected cameras controlled by the Mirai malware targeted servers that provide a key service to the web, meaning that many
The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) suffered a major system-wide crash on Monday, raising concerns among some observers that the state’s voting system could be vulnerable to hacking.
The state called the failure “catastrophic,” according to the Associated Press.
TO MANY WHO conduct work or research related to digital security, the legislation meant to protect against computer crimes has morphed into something harmful. The 1986 law, the U.S. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, has been repeatedly described as vague
BOSTON — The Latest on a man who acknowledges launching a computer network attack against Boston Children’s Hospital (all times local):
A Massachusetts man charged in a 2014 computer network attack against Boston Children’s Hospital fell to the