The Senate’s use of the end-to-end encrypted messaging app Signal is a good first step in protecting U.S. democratic institutions, but much more needs to be protected.
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A new malware family called Jaff has been identified by researchers who say they are currently tracking multiple and massive spam campaigns distributing the malware via the Necurs botnet.
Apple takes countermeasures to neutralize OSX/Dok HTTPS-snooping malware by revoking a hijacked certificate updating its XProtect built-in anti-malware software.
Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report for 2017 shows big growth in the reported number of ransomware attacks and incidents involving cyberespionage.
Brazilian cybercriminals are using the original version of the XPan ransomware, targeting small to medium-sized business based in Brazil with the malware.
A new ransomware-as-a-service called Karmen appeals to ransomware newbies with a low price, easy setup and developer updates.
A rash of Java-based remote access Trojans is targeting tax filers with bogus IRS attachments.
Researchers spent six months poking holes in Signal and urge a bigger spotlight on security testing.
Justin Schuh, lead engineer of Chrome Security, said ensuring browser security for Chrome users is a balancing act juggling OEM pressures, questionable certificate authorities and quashing third-party software incompatibility issues.
Businesses say overturning one of the nation’s strongest internet privacy protection rules will deal a blow to data privacy, security and integrity for businesses and consumers alike.