New variants of the notorious Carbanak Trojan have surfaced in Europe and the United States, and researchers say that the malware now has its own proprietary communications protocol and the samples seen so far have been digitally signed.
Netflix released Sleepy Puppy, a cross-site scripting payload management framework, to open source. The tool finds XSS vulnerabilities in secondary applications.
Millions of government workers whose information was implicated in this year’s expansive Office of Personnel Management hack still haven’t been notified, the agency revealed this week.
Google promoted Chrome 45 to a stable release, patching 29 security vulnerabilities. It has also started pausing ads running Flash.
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.