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Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:00:27 +0000

Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:00:27 +0000

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Amid major internet outages, downed websites have lessons to learn

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:48:00 +0000

When the internet fails you, have a backup plan.

Prosecutors say contractor stole 50TB of NSA data

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:48:00 +0000

The government is preparing to charge the suspect under the Espionage Act.

Weebly confirms hack; millions of Foursquare accounts also exposed

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:38:00 +0000

Hackers targeted the tech companies as recently as February 2016, but Foursquare denied a breach.

India experiences catastrophic cyberattack, 3.2 million debit card account details stolen

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:49:55 +0000

In one of the country's worst data breaches to date, 3.2 million debit cards have reportedly become compromised.

Malwarebytes snaps up PC scrubber AdwCleaner

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:54:00 +0000

The company hopes to integrate the technology into the Malwarebytes malware cleaner over time.

Feds catch hacker allegedly responsible for LinkedIn hack

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:42:00 +0000

The hacker, caught in Prague, may be extradited to the US.

VeraCrypt audit reveals attacker treasure trove of critical flaws

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:55:45 +0000

The open-source encryption software contains severe security problems -- and not all of them can be patched immediately.

What happened to Yahoo's traffic after it revealed it was hit by hackers?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:59:00 +0000

The huge theft of customer data affected over 500 million users.

Trump Organization is using horribly insecure email servers

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:46:00 +0000

The security researcher was swiftly attacked by Trump supporters who couldn't understand that the information was publicly accessible.

Republican donor site malware skimmed credit cards for six months

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:43:00 +0000

Malware found on the website allowed hackers to siphon off your credit card data.

To unlock phone, feds force occupants to turn over fingerprints

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:25:00 +0000

The Justice Department is becoming increasingly desperate when it comes to unlocking smartphones that come with full-disk encryption.

Dyre successor TrickBot attacks Australian banks

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:27:00 +0000

The old Dyre crew appear to have contributed to a new Trojan with updated, more devastating features.

Leaked files expose faults in official report into inmate's death

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000

When a security researcher saw a law firm leaking its own case files, he found himself asking if a police department could've prevented an inmate's death.

Mirai DDoS botnet powers up, infects Sierra Wireless gateways

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:14:00 +0000

Sierra Wireless AirLink Gateways are vulnerable to the debilitating botnet, of which source code has been made public.

IBM pressures security researchers, vulnerability exploit code pulled

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:31:00 +0000

Big Blue says exploit code released with the reasonably-disclosed bug "puts all customers at risk."

Your Android smartphone might still be vulnerable to ancient Ghost Push Trojan

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:02:00 +0000

Researchers have warned that over half of Android devices are still susceptible to Ghost Push malware.

Python ransomware encrypts files with unique keys one at a time

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:46:00 +0000

A newly discovered strain of ransomware uses a unique key for every file it encrypts.

Islamic State found using explosive drones

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:42:00 +0000

The drones can only hold a small explosive device, however.

Avtech product flaws could lead to the next IoT botnet

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:18:00 +0000

At least 130,000 DVRs and IP cameras appeared on Shodan.

A SSHowDowN in security: IoT devices enslaved through 12 year old flaw

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:30:00 +0000

A vulnerability which has existed for over a decade in OpenSSH has led to today's IoT devices being used in targeted attacks.