A Brazilian political website has been compromised and is injecting iFrames that attempt to change the victim’s router DNS settings.
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Two Chinese cyber espionage campaigns are working in tandem in hopes of sniffing out trade secrets from surrounding nations.
A small segment of the security research community has been spending a lot of time tearing apart the innards of various vehicles and looking at ways that the computers and local networks that reside in modern cars can be hacked. There has been some remarkable success on this front, and while auto makers haven’t paid[...]
In the days and weeks following the public disclosure of the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability in April, security researchers and others wondered aloud whether there were some organizations–perhaps the NSA–that had known about the bug for some time and had been using it for targeted attacks. A definitive answer to that question may never come, but[...]
Home Depot finally confirmed its payment systems have been breached, but offered little further on whether customer personal data was stolen.
A company in charge of manufacturing sensors used in traffic control systems has patched a series of previously disclosed bugs that could’ve opened the products up to exploits.
A new timing attack has been disclosed that could de-anonymize Google users under particular conditions. Google acknowledged the issue but said it would fix it because the risk is low.
A malvertising network that has been operating since at least May has been able to place malicious ads on a number of high-profile sites, including Amazon and YouTube and serves a unique piece of malware to each victim. The network, dubbed Kyle and Stan by the Cisco researchers who analyzed its activities and reach, comprises[...]
Security experts are digging into point-of-sale malware, Backoff in particular, as speculation rages on about how hackers pulled off the Home Depot data breach.
The CERT Coordination Center at Carnegie Mellon today released a list of Android applications hosted on Google Play and Amazon that it says fail to validate SSL certificates over HTTPS.