The Department of Education was told this week that its failed to heed repeated warnings that its systems contain multiple weaknesses.
An FBI advisory warns law enforcement and government officials they could be the targets of hacktivists and doxing.
Google-owned online malware scanner VirusTotal this week announced the availability of sandbox execution for Mac OS X apps.
LinkedIn fixed a persistent cross site scripting vulnerability in its site this week that could have spread a worm on the service’s help forums.
Carnegie Mellon University implied in a statement that it received a subpoena requesting its research on breaking Tor hidden services, and also implied it was not paid $1 million for the work as alleged by the Tor Project.
Microsoft claims a recent update to Edge prevents the loading of unsigned DLLs without consent, something that should make it more difficult for an attacker to compromise the browser.
A Florida integrator who discovered the Conficker worm lurking in body cameras meant for police use takes Threatpost inside the story, including a frustrating disclosure with a disbelieving manufacturer.
Encouraged by patterns carried out on a larger scale recently, researchers believe digital steganography has arrived as a legitimate way to hide communication.
Researchers believe the Chimera ransomware operation has been shut down, and that it never could live up to its promise of publishing victims’ data online.
Adobe patched vulnerabilities in ColdFusion, LiveCycle Data Services and Premiere Clip for iOS.