Facebook has hired away the top security executive at Yahoo, Alex Stamos, to become the company’s new CSO. Stamos said Wednesday that he is joining Facebook because he believes the company is in the best position to address some of the large security challenges facing users and companies right now. “There is no company in[…]
An undisclosed number of travelers who use Hotels.com may have been victims of a phishing scheme.
Details have been disclosed on a patched Adobe Type Manager Font Driver flaw that could enable takeover of a number of systems supporting modern font engines.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a compact, untethered tool capable of extracting GnuPG crypto keys (RSA and ElGamal) from laptops.
A proposed change to the way that registrars treat the private contact details for domain owners could make it easier for anyone to get information on people who use proxy services.
Facebook have added the ability for organizations to detect if their OS X system is being exploited by XARA with their framework osquery.
Adobe released an emergency patch for a Flash zero day used in targeted attacks by APT3, the same group behind 2014’s Clandestine Fox attacks.
In a little more than a year, consumers affected by the Cryptowall ransomware have reported to the FBI more than $18 million in losses related to infections from the malware. Cryptowall is among the group of ransomware families that encrypt the files on victims’ computers and then demands a ransom in order to obtain the[…]
There is a TCP prediction vulnerability in Wind River’s widely deployed VxWorks embedded software that can enable an attacker to disrupt or spoof the TCP connections to and from target devices. VxWorks is an embedded operating system that’s used in a large number of ICS products that are deployed in sectors such as energy, water,[…]
RubyGems maintainers patched a vulnerability, reported by Trustwave and OpenDNS, that allows RubyGem clients to be redirected to an attacker-controlled gem server.