New research into attacks against the SHA-1 cryptographic algorithm lessen the cost and time to arrive at a practical collision.
Adobe said it will release new versions of Acrobat and Reader next week, patching critical vulnerabilities in both products.
Netgear router vulnerabilities, disclosed by two different security outfits, are under active attack.
Amazon announced the release of Inspector, an application-scanning tool for apps running in EC2 instances that looks for compliance levels and vulnerabilities introduced during development.
Moker, a new remote access Trojan targeting Windows machines, can effectively mitigate security measures and grant an attacker full access to the system.
An adware campaign called Kemoge not only aggressively serves ads to Android devices, but also can open a backdoor and install malicious components leading to remote takeover.
Researchers took a big step towards eradicating the Angler exploit kit, disrupting a large ransomware campaign connected to the kit that purportedly netted a hacker behind it more than $60 million annually.
Citing vendor pressure, a researcher pulled a talk at HITB GSEC Singapore on the security of IP-enabled surveillance cameras.
A targeted attack has been uncovered in which hackers were able to burrow onto the corporate network and steal thousands of username-password combinations via Outlook Web Access.
Google’s latest monthly over-the-air update for its Nexus Android devices include patches for the most recent vulnerabilities in Stagefright.