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Blog Post Archive

Remember that secret spy summit Apple and Google attended? Here's what happened

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

"Chatham House rules" meant everyone could speak freely as it was off the record. Here's what was said, in an overview.

Severe iOS bug prompts iCloud password theft

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A researcher has unveiled a proof-of-concept demonstrating how easily an unpatched vulnerability can be exploited to steal iCloud account passwords.

Europol arrests 49 alleged cybercriminals in financial fraud crackdown

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The group of cybercriminals are accused of targeting corporations to intercept payment requests and make off with the funds.

Mozilla ramps up bug bounty payments

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

If you submit a Mozilla Firefox security flaw in the future, you can expect a "dramatic" payment increase.

iOS 9 to include another privacy feature: allowing ad-blockers

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Ad-blockers can protect a user's privacy by preventing browser tracking.

Poweliks Trojan goes fileless to evade detection and removal

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The registry-based threat avoids creating PC files and exploits zero-day threats to hijack compromised computers.

RAND study: Cyber-defense must change course, or else

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

RAND today released the results of its multiphased study on cybersecurity's future, The Defender's Dilemma, delivering a frightening snapshot of defenders lost at sea.

Adobe issues patch update for 13 security vulnerabilities in Flash Player

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Adobe's latest security update includes fixes for memory leak, memory corruption and remote code execution issues.

US tech giants to "far exceed" $35 billion loss in NSA fallout

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

"Foreign customers are shunning US companies," says a new independent report.

White House pushing federal agencies to adopt HTTPS encryption

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

About one-third of all federal websites offer HTTPS, but the White House said that's not enough.

Size doesn't mean secure: How prepared is the enterprise for hackers?

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Do you believe large corporations are the most well-prepared for cyberattacks? New research might make you think twice.

Hackers control medical pumps to administer fatal doses

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

As our medical devices become connected, new hacking threats emerge -- and some of them are potentially life-threatening.

Syrian Electronic Army hacks into US Army website

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The US Army website was defaced as a result of the SEA's latest political hacking campaign.

AVG, ZTE partner in Asia Pacific push

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

AVG hopes to tap into the Asian market through the software deal with handset maker ZTE.

iOS 9's new longer passcode will make brute-force attacks far tougher

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

As the US government continues to push for backdoors in commonly-used encryption, Apple gave its users an extra layer of security.

MalumPoS malware targets hotels, scrapes customer credit cards

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The malware strain targets Oracle's MICROS retail platform which is used in 330,000 customer sites worldwide.

Tox ransomware owner 'screws up,' offers platform for sale

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The Tox ransomware as-a-service platform is now up for bid -- as the owner is in over their head.

Adware-serving Skype botnet disrupted

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A botnet serving adware through the Skype network has been discovered and disrupted.

As federal agency reels from massive data breach, Chinese hackers blamed

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The data breach, said to be one of the biggest in the federal government's history, affects around four million former and current civil servants.

US lawmaker: Next, we stop the NSA from weakening encryption

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Encryption should stay strong, says one privacy-minded member of Congress.

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