Two of the vulnerabilities were considered 'critical," allowing an attacker to take complete over an affected device.
From "The Revenant" to "The Martian" to "Straight Outta Compton," the nominees were ruled by big-studio, big-audience favorites. The post The Oscar Nominations Go to Big-Budget, Big-Spectacle Films appeared first on WIRED.
The Silk Road's libertarian free-trade zone has devolved into a fragmented, less ethical, and far less trusted collection of scam-ridden black markets. The post The Silk Road’s Dark-Web Dream Is Dead appeared first on WIRED.
Typosquatting doesn’t get the attention that it used to, but it remains an effective means for attackers to capitalize on unsuspecting users. Of course, the most effective instances are those that target high-traffic sites. I stumbled...Show More Summary
The same group previously, and successfully, targeted the CIA director.
The dangerous flaw existed in technology used to display multimedia online and allowed the complete takeover of vulnerable systems.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have, for the first time, discovered a valuable zero-day exploit after intentionally going on the hunt for it. The post Hacking Team’s Leak Helped Researchers Hunt Down a Zero-Day appeared first on WIRED...
A teenage hacker has claimed responsibility for breaking into James Clapper's phone, email and his wife's accounts.
Two suspected members of the DDoS group have been arrested and detained.
At the end of last year, we had some free time to explore new and interesting uses of the automated bug-finding technology we developed for the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge. While the rest of the competitors are quietly preparing for the CGC Final Event, we can entertain you with tales of running our bug-finding tools […]
Ulbricht's defense attacks the court's rulings on everything from evidence to sentencing, but focuses on two corrupt agents who investigated the Silk Road. The post Ross Ulbricht’s Defense Focuses on Corrupt Feds In Silk Road Appeal appeared first on WIRED.
The New Year is finally here, bringing with it a bevy of new (and some not-so-new) cybersecurity threats. Ransomware authors are enjoying commercial success with new “as-a-service” models, while fileless malware has become stealthier to the point of near invisibility. Show More Summary
The software giant will in most cases no longer support the aging browser, despite the fact millions are still running it.
The software giant also retires older versions of its Internet Explorer browser.
Devices that control the speed of industrial motors operating water plant pumps and other equipment can be remotely hacked and destroyed. The post An Easy Way for Hackers to Remotely Burn Industrial Motors appeared first on WIRED.
An XSS vulnerability in the auction site was only patched after the threat of public exposure.
One tech executive says it was by design that only a fraction of his customers pays for his service.
Some companies collect every scrap of data they can, but others' think knowing nothing is better.
The 26-year-old's life is over: warranted or made an example of?
Will GM's bug bounty program prove to be a success without a financial incentive -- and the stringent demands placed to stop researchers being sued?