A voter database found by a white hat hacker included gun ownership, preferences on gay marriage and linked to individual social media accounts.
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After a mysterious three weeks off the grid, Necurs has returned to spewing massive volumes of email containing improved versions of the potent Locky ransomware and Dridex banking Trojan.
Online backup firm Carbonite is forcing all of its 1.5 million users to change their passwords after reporting it was targeted in a password reuse attack.
Certificate authority Let’s Encrypt is celebrating a major milestone in the young nonprofit’s existence issuing its 5 millionth certificate this month.
The last two years have seen an astounding growth in the number of people encountering ransomware.
The Department of Justice is countering a growing chorus of privacy advocates who are against a rule change that will greatly expand law enforcement’s ability to hack into computers located around the world.
Citrix Systems is forcing all its GoToMyPC remote desktop access service customers to reset their passwords because of a “very sophisticated attack” that targeted the service over the weekend.
New variants of the Triada and Horde mobile malware have emerged with capabilities that evade native security on Android devices.
The House voted Thursday to block passage of an amendment aimed to reign in U.S. domestic mass surveillance by the NSA and protect strong encryption standards citing Sunday’s Orlando tragedy.
Business-related inbox scams are reaching epidemic levels with the total cost to business reaching a whopping $3.1 billion.