The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is highly vulnerable to intrusions and data breaches after an audit discovered “significant deficiencies” in the FEC’s IT security program.
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Adobe warned customers Friday about a new rash of phishing attacks “purporting to deliver license keys for a variety of Adobe offerings.”
The attackers behind the Cryptolocker ransomware have infected between 200,000 and 250,000 systems to date worldwide and appear to have earned around $30 million in ransom so far.
Developers at Debian today informed users still clinging to Iceape that they are cutting the cord and will stop supplying the software with security updates.
Google has patched a previously disclosed issue in its Nexus line of phones that could have opened a user up to a nasty series of SMS-based denial of service attacks.
Telecommunications giant AT&T is under fire by privacy advocates this week after recently acknowledging that it will not publicly disclose any of its dealings with the National Security Agency.
VMware released patches yesterday to fix a vulnerability that could have led to a privilege escalation in older Windows systems running in virtual environments.
Google is looking into a problem with the latest versions of Nexus smartphones that could force the devices to restart, lock or fail to connect to the Internet.
Websites using an older version of Ruby on Rails, including Kickstarter and UrbanSpoon, remain vulnerable to a vulnerability in the framework’s cookie storage mechanism.
Atrax, is an inexpensive crimeware kit that comes with a slew of capabilities including browser data extraction, Bitcoin mining and the capability to launch DDoS attacks.