LinkedIn is striking back against websites that are attempting to monetize the 117 million usernames and passwords stolen from the company as part of a 2012 data breach.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including a big LinkedIn breach, TeslaCrypt closing up shop, and a breakthrough in random number generation. The two also recap this week’s Source Conference in Boston.
When it comes to cloud computing, APIs more or less drive everything, but in the eyes of some researchers, existing security controls haven’t kept pace.
Duo Labs describes how a critical Android vulnerability chains two exploits together to completely pwn an Android OS device.
Ubiquiti Networks is fending off a stubborn worm targeting its networking equipment running outdated AirOS firmware.
The criminals behind the TeslaCrypt ransomware have closed up shop and publicly released the master decryption key that unlocks files encrypted by the malware.
More than 100 million LinkedIn usernames and passwords for sale on dark web as 2012 breach comes back to haunt business-savvy social network.
Security researchers at Skycure are upping the ante on a vulnerability that it says now leaves 95.4 percent of all Android devices vulnerable to an attack that hands over control of a phone or tablet to an attacker.
Google announced this week that it will begin to disable SSLv3 and RC4 a month from now, on June 16.
Two University of Texas academics have made what some experts believe is a breakthrough in random number generation that could have longstanding implications for cryptography and computer security.