The fallout from DEF CON organizers’ decision to ask the feds to stay away from this year’s event has been mixed–and predictable.
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Video game publisher Ubisoft is telling its users to change their passwords after a breach compromised the company’s account database.
Opera Software shared some details on a hack of its infrastructure that resulted in the theft of a code-signing certificate used to sign malware and potentially infect thousands of users.
A vulnerability existed in Facebook that an attacker could have exploited via standard messaging service in order to take complete control of any mobile-linked account on the world’s largest social network.
Opera Software said it will share additional information today about the theft of a code-signing certificate used to sign malware.
A tool, PinkStats, has been used by a number of Chinese attack crews in targeted operations against governments, universities and other organizations over the last four years.
A site outage and redirection on LinkedIn’s site Wednesday night blamed on a DNS problem has security experts and users worried that the networking site’s DNS records may have been compromised, along with those of several other sites. But it appears the issue may have been caused by a simple mistake.
The FDA today handed out general cybersecurity guidelines for medical device manufacturers.
With a key election in Iran looming on Friday, Google officials say they have seen a major uptick in the volume of phishing attacks against users in Iran, possibly coming from the same group that was using fake Google certificates to attack Iranian targets in 2011 after the compromise of DigiNotar.
Six members of a Ukrainian cybercrime ring were charged this week after they allegedly tried to illegally access the networks of a number of financial institutions.