Iranian spies have been carrying out a campaign since at least 2011 that has gathered intelligence by targeting D.C. journalists and government emissaries via social media.
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The Federal Trade Commission called on data brokers to be more transparent and give users more control over their personal information in a comprehensive report issued yesterday.
A handful of iPhone, iPad and Mac users, largely confined to Australia, awoke Tuesday to discover their devices had been taken hostage by ransomware.
There are two issues with the way Microsoft’s Outlook application encrypts content on older versions of Android that could expose users’ emails and email attachments.
Samsung announced this week that to bolster security, it will incorporate biometric sensors such as iris scanners into more of its products in the near future.
For all that gets written about how poorly organizations have responded to data breaches as of late, believe it or not, one new study has deduced that companies are getting better.
PayPal patched a hole in its Manager functionality this week that could have made it easy for an attacker to hijack an admin’s account, change their password and steal their personal information — not to mention their savings.
Microsoft issued advisories informing users they can now disable RC4 in .NET, in addition to additional credential protection for Windows and that it had revoked digital signatures for four UEFI modules.
Microsoft pushed its largest batch of Patch Tuesday updates so far this year today – eight bulletins, two critical – addressing important 13 issues in Internet Explorer and Sharepoint Server, along with Windows, Office and its .NET Framework.
Link-shortening service Bitly announced that it’s ramping up its development of two-factor authentication following a compromise that leaked user information on Thursday.