Facebook is in hot water after acknowledging that a consulting group – that has worked on several high profile political campaigns, including that of President Donald Trump’s – used the social media platform to harvest the data of 50 million users.
Security risk in extensible text editors enable hackers to abuse plugins and escalate privileges.
Threatpost’s Tom Spring sits down with Flashpoint and Akamai to discuss how the two companies worked together to address the 2016 Mirai DDoS attacks.
Microsoft is looking to target new speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities – similar to Spectre and Meltdown – with a new bug bounty program.
Despite setbacks hackers behind GandCrab malware are pushing ahead with lucrative new ransomware strain thanks to quick-and-dirty agile development approach.