WASHINGTON D.C. – Panelists at a Georgetown Law’s conference agreed that ransomware schemes will be the malware of choice on the Internet of things.
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Mozilla issued nine security updates for exploitable vulnerabilities in Firefox, Firefox extended support release and its Thunderbird email client.
Avivah Litan of Gartner explains how context aware behavioral analytics may have prevented recent retail breaches and the Snowden, NSA surveillance saga.
A number Hikvision digital video recorders contain vulnerabilities that an attacker could remotely exploit in order to gain full control of those devices.
The FTC and a Florida federal court issued temporary restraining orders against a number of organizations and individuals involved in a massive telemarketing operating selling bogus software and support.
In this week’s news wrap podcast, Threatpost editors discuss an out-of-band Microsoft patch, the compromised Joomla and WordPress plug-inattack campaign and the Detekt anti-surveillance tool.
Most targeted attacks exploit privileged account access according to a new report commissioned by the security firm CyberArk.
Google today released to open source security scanning tool called Firing Range, which is designed to test for cross-site scripting (XSS) and other vulnerabilities on a massive scale.
Visa and MasterCard announce plans to discontinue password use on 3D Secure, Verify by Visa and SecureCode secure payment platforms.
A new piece of ransomware called CoinVault offers to decrypt a single file for free in hopes of encouraging victims to pay the ransom.