Tencent Security Team Sniper (KeenLab and PC Manager) takes top honors and is Master of Pwn for Pwn2Own 2016 earning $142,500.
Millions of Android users are at risk of a new Metaphor exploit that can take over Samsung, LG and HTC phones in under 20 seconds.
Mitre Corporation will introduce a pilot program for classifying CVEs in response to critics who contend the agency is failing to keep pace with a massive influx of CVE number requests.
Thousands of serial servers connected to the internet aren’t password protected and lack encryption, leaving any data that transfers between them and devices they’re connected to open to snooping, experts warn.
Hackers took down Apple Safari and Adobe Flash earning $282,500 in prizes on Wednesday, the first day of the annual Pwn2Own hacking challenge in Vancouver.
Investigators continue to focus on attack attribution, but Kaspersky researchers speaking at CanSecWest 2016 caution that attackers are manipulating data used to tie attacks to perpetrators.
New malware called AceDeceiver targets iOS devices in China and enables man-in-the-middle attacks that enable hackers to silently drop apps on infected devices.
Apple’s latest court filing in its ongoing legal tussle with the FBI challenges the constitutionality of the government’s demands that Apple help unlock Syed Farook’s phone.
American Express has begun notifying cardholders that their data may have been compromised in a third-party breach.
VMware patched two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in its products this week that if exploited, could lead to the compromise of a user’s client workstation.