Archives for December, 2017
Researchers warn of copycat type attacks as exploit code used in Mirai variant goes public.
Ancestry.com closes parts of its community-driven genealogy site RootsWeb as it investigates a leaky server that exposed thousands of passwords, email addresses and usernames to the public internet.
Mozilla has patched one critical vulnerability in its Thunderbird email client along with two bugs rated high.
Researchers have identified a vulnerability in a Huawei home router model that is being exploited by an adversary to spread a variant of the Mirai malware called Okiku, also known as Satori.
Nissan Canada Finance notified 1.13 million customers on Thursday of a data breach impacting an unspecified number of past and present customers.
The group behind the VenusLocker ransomware have switched to cryptocurrency mining Monero.
Google moved quickly to kick three fake bitcoin wallet apps from its Google Play marketplace after researchers discovered them earlier this month.
Brazilian firms are the latest targets in a spam campaign delivering CHM help files hiding links to bank Trojans.
The United States government is officially blaming North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak in May that infected nearly a quarter-million computers in 150 countries.
Google’s Project Zero team dubs a new WPAD-related attack as an “aPAColypse Now” that allows a local attacker to compromise a targeted and fully patched Windows 10 PC.