Apple patched an OS X vulnerability in a kernel driver that could give attackers root-level privileges on a Mac computer, researchers at Cisco Talos said.
The ransomware Locky took another victim this week: Henderson, Kentucky’s Methodist Hospital.
Threatpost Editor in Chief Mike Mimoso talks to crypto pioneer and security expert Bruce Schneier of Resilient Systems about the early days of the RSA Conference, the integration of privacy and security, and the current FBI-Apple debate over encryption and surveillance.
Researchers have discovered a rooting application used to attack a Nexus Android device. The discovery forced Google to develop an emergency patch last week.
Uber announced a public bug bounty program that will pay up to $10,000 for critical bugs, and which also includes a loyalty program that pays bonuses for five or more finds.
Google announced on Monday that it has created a new list of CAs that were once, or are not yet, trusted by browsers.
Experts speculate on who the mystery “outside party” coming to the aid of the FBI may be, and what is their means of cracking a terrorist’s iPhone.
Apple deployed patches for nearly all of its products, including Safari, OS X, iOS, Apple TV’s tvOS, and watchOS on Monday.
Yahoo’s latest transparency report, published today, reflects a spike in government and law enforcement requests for user data following the Paris terrorist attacks of Nov. 13.
Update: The FBI has filed a motion to vacate today’s scheduled court hearing and showdown over its demands that Apple help unlock a terrorist’s iPhone.