Multiple weaknesses exist in AppLock, a popular lock application for Android devices that boasts over 100 million users.
Google and Mozilla today announced they’ve settled on a timeframe to permanently deprecate the shaky RC4 encryption algorithm.
Networked devices behind a firewall are at risk to attack because of poor authentication in the UPnP protocol in most home routers.
The U.S. government is purportedly readying economic sanctions against China and is prepared to call out several Chinese companies and individuals for cyber espionage.
The CERT/CC is warning users that some Belkin home routers contain a number of vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to spoof DNS responses, intercept credentials sent in cleartext, access the web management interface, and take other actions on vulnerable routers. The vulnerabilities affect the Belkin N600 DB Wireless Dual Band N+ router, model F9K1102 v2 with[…]
The National Science Foundation awarded $6 million in grants to fund projects working toward securing networked things.
CoreBot is new information-stealing malware in the wild with a modular design that could turn the credential-stealing malware into something much worse.
Researchers have discovered a new strain of iOS malware dubbed KeyRaider that targets jailbroken devices and has the ability to steal certificates, private keys, and Apple account information. The malware already has claimed the private Apple account data of more than 225,000 victims. The KeyRaider malware was discovered by researchers at Palo Alto Networks, who[…]
A federal appeals court has sent back to a lower court an appeal in a lawsuit about the way companies are allowed to publicize information about National Security Letters they receive. The appeal consolidates three separate actions against the Attorney General that question whether the government’s restrictions on how companies can talk about NSLs violates the[…]
An attack that uses the same path names, Java payloads, and Java exploit as one earlier this summer was found leveraging a fake EFF site.