The Carbanak cybercrime gang could be responsible for stealing up to $1 billion from as many as 100 banks in 30 countries, researchers at Kaspersky Lab said.
Google announced that it was adding a 14-day grace period to its 90-day vulnerability disclosure deadline if the affected vendor says it will have a patch ready inside the extension.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss Patch Tuesday, the Facebook ThreatExchange platform, Mozilla’s extension signing plan, plus questions from readers!
Apple extended two-factor authentication (2FA) yesterday to both its iMessage and FaceTime services, adding an extra layer of security to the popular iPhone and iPad apps.
A reseller of the Rig Exploit Kit has leaked some of the source code behind the pack after parting ways with the kit’s developer. Experts don’t expect a spike in Rig-based attacks.
WordPress has become a huge target for attackers and vulnerability researchers, and with good reason. The software runs a large fraction of the sites on the Internet and serious vulnerabilities in the platform have not been hard to come by lately. But there’s now a new bug that’s been disclosed in all versions of WordPress that[…]
Details have been disclosed on a Windows kernel-mode driver privilege escalation vulnerability that was patched Tuesday by Microsoft.
Dennis Fisher talks with Ryan Naraine, the long lost co-founder of Threatpost, about the upcoming Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit in Cancun and how much the conference has grown in the last few years.
A Chinese APT group has been linked to a watering hole attack on Forbes.com used to target defense and financial targets.
In an effort to head off the problem of malicious or misbehaving browser add-ons, Mozilla is planning to require developers to have their Firefox extensions signed by the company in the near future. As much of users’ computing has moved into their browsers in the last few years, extensions and add-ons have become important tools.[…]