Read full post WikiLeaks’ whistleblowing website suffered an attack from the group known as OurMine on Thursday The post WikiLeaks suffer defacement at the hands of OurMine group appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Read full post IRS-Themed Ransomware Using Old-School Tactics Over the past week, researchers have discovered a new ransomware variant that attempts to impersonate both the IRS and the FBI, similar to the FBI lockscreen malware that was popular several years...
Read full post The server hosting the sites had been “tampered with for months on end, without the server owner noticing it.”
Read full post Security flaws in Facebook Messenger and Instagram let hackers propagate attacks and steal personal data.
Read full post Companies struggle to maintain PCI compliance within a year of meeting it, according to a new payment security report by Verizon.
Read full post There’s finally a firmware update for the 465,000 affected pacemakers to fix the potentially life-threatening flaws
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Read full post After the release of new guidelines on critical information infrastructure, international companies are still searching for clarity on how to comply with the country’s new cyber regime.
Read full post Relying on labels can make or break machine learning-based malware analysis – here’s how to mitigate that
Read full post A treasure trove of PII from social networks and the public Internet is there for the taking.
Read full post The huge cache of addresses was discovered on a server based in the Netherlands – and the researchers are trying to get it taken down
Read full post Google has been forced to remove almost 300 apps from its Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked for DDoS attacks. The post Google removes 300 Android apps following DDoS attack appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Read full post And why would an apparently anonymous app want to suck your contact details to show to other users anyway?
Read full post The bug bounty platform predicts that 200,000 vulnerabilities will have been fixed by the same year.
Read full post Huge data breach sees more than 700 million email addresses and passwords leaked publicly thanks to a misconfigured spambot, dubbed ‘Onliner’. The post More than 700 million email addresses leaked in huge data breach appeared first on...
Read full post The new smartphone firm managed to phish its own customers.
Read full post Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand — and short supply. Find out what Dark Reading discovered during their 2017 Security Staffing Survey and get some strategies for getting through the drought. Download the report today!
Read full post The devices that were the subject of a vulnerability disclosure debate last summer now have an FDA-approved fix.
Read full post The site was booted offline by an Albanian domain host, after the neo-Nazi site briefly sought refuge.
Read full post Turla cyber espionage gang has been around for a long time and appears to be back in action after a temporary lull.
Read full post Massive spambot relying on stolen email addresses, credentials, and SMTP and port information to expand.
Read full post A new threat uses internal accounts to spread phishing attacks, making fraudulent emails even harder to detect.
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Read full post The upcoming iOS 11 update means you’ll never have to remember your app password again.
Read full post The IRS is taking steps to de-anonymize Bitcoin investors – but how successful will those be?
Read full post As cyberattacks grow in scale and complexity, businesses need metrics and processes to measure threats and restore functionality.
Read full post Hackers continue to develop new ways to break into systems. Here are three of them, along with ways to fight back.
Read full post Departing members leave Trump with a list of recommendations that look a lot like … a plan
Read full post Security researchers at ESET have released new research today into the activities of the notorious Turla cyberespionage group. The post New ESET research uncovers Gazer, the stealthy backdoor that spies on embassies appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Read full post A backup drive on the publisher’s network exposed gigabytes of sensitive client data — including unpublished books, invoices, details of royalty payments, and contracts.
Read full post Heart patients will have to visit their doctors to have their pacemakers patched for the “voluntary” recall — but there are risks.