Researchers have identified a new ransomware strain that went undetected by built-in malware protection used by cloud heavyweights Microsoft and Google as recently as January.
The move adds to Google’s efforts against malicious apps on the Play store.
Hotspot Shield has been downloaded more than 500 million times, according to its creator AnchorFree.
Octoly’s incident response was sorely lacking, says the Upguard researcher who found the exposed repository.
The vulnerability has a CVSS base score of 10.0, the highest possible, and now affects 15 products.
The grammar-checking web service fixed the problem with “impressive” speed, a Google researcher says.
Researchers have found a new covert data exchange technique that abuses the TLS protocol that can circumvent traditional network perimeter protections.
The botnet uses port scanning code from Mirai, a first for Android-related attacks, according to researchers.
A GTA hosting site is offering powerful DDoS attacks for $20 a pop, researchers say.
Two new WD My Cloud vulnerabilities have been identified, adding to last month’s bevy of security bugs.