Researchers have detected a malvertising campaign running on a pair of sites owned by Huffington Post that is using ads distributed through an AOL ad network. The attack is sending victims through a series of redirects that eventually brings them to a landing page that is running an exploit kit.
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A new Wi-Fi hacking tool, called wifiphisher, automates phishing attacks over WPA networks.
Bitstamp, a Bitcoin exchange based in the United Kingdom, remains offline this morning following what appears to have been a compromise over the weekend.
President Obama signed an Executive Order sanctioning three North Korea defense agencies and 10 individuals for the country’s alleged role in the Sony hack.
Researchers warn that since public disclosure of a file-upload vulnerability in the WordPress Symposium plug-in and the availability of proof-of-concept exploit code, scans and exploit attempts are on the rise.
A new year begins at midnight and Threatpost highlights seven things you’re bound to contend with in 2015.
A vulnerability was discovered and patched in a third-party service that handles resumes on Facebook’s careers page.
Researchers at the Chaos Computer Club conference in Hamburg presented research on the woeful state of security in 4G USB modems.
Researchers Tobias Engel and Karsten Nohl demonstrated serious vulnerabilities in the SS7 protocol for cellular service, putting the privacy of phone calls and users’ location data at risk for intercept.
Published reports say hackers found a server unprotected by two-factor authentication in order to break in to JPMorgan over the summer and make off with data belonging to 76 million households and seven million businesses.