Facebook was quick to fix an issue earlier this month that could’ve let an attacker break into four percent of all active, locked accounts.
The Petya ransomware encrypts a compromised computer’s master file table.
Hackers called Bears Inc. are targeting small US-based banks and retailers slow to comply to new rules regarding a transition to chip-and-PIN bankcard technology.
Admins have to hold their breath for two more weeks on the Badlock vulnerability. Which will come first: the patch, or a public exploit?
Verizon is in the process of notifying 1.5 million customers of its Enterprise Solutions division that they’ve been breached.
A new ransomware sample called PowerWare uses Windows PowerShell to download a malicious script and avoid storing files on the compromised machine.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the week in news, including how the FBI vacated Tuesday’s Apple hearing, a crypto iMessage bug that was patched, and the latest hospital to be hit by the ransomware Locky. The two also preview Badlock and what implications this week’s announcement may have for Microsoft and the rest of the industry.
Google pushed out the latest version of Chrome Thursday afternoon, fixing five issues, four of them critical.
A researcher from SentinelOne disclosed details of a vulnerability that was patched by Apple this week only in El Capitan that if exploited bypasses SIP.
The U.S. indicted seven hackers affiliated with the Iranian government on Thursday for a series of DDoS attacks on U.S. banks and attempting to hack a New York dam.