Some Twitter users are being warned that their accounts may be involved in state-sponsored hacks.
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An unusual DDoS amplification attack was carried out 10 days ago against many of the Internet’s 13 root name servers, the authoritative servers used to resolve IP addresses.
Lenovo has patched two serious vulnerabilities in Lenovo System Update that can allow hackers elevate privileges and guess admin passwords.
An FBI advisory warns law enforcement and government officials they could be the targets of hacktivists and doxing.
Spring Social, a popular Java library used for social authentication, patched a risky cross-site request forgery vulnerability.
At PacSec 2015, researchers demonstrated attacks using poisoned barcodes scanned by numerous keyboard wedge barcode scanners to open a shell on a machine and virtually type control commands.
Xen patched a seven-year-old vulnerability that allows an attacker to escape a guest virtual machine and attack the host operating system.
TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding said someone purporting to be the hackers who attacked the U.K. telecom demanded a ransom to keep them from publishing the stolen data.
Researchers at Boston University have published new attacks against the Network Time Protocol (NTP) that jeopardize the security of numerous online activities.
A team of cryptography experts is confident they have the answer as to how the NSA and other intelligence agencies break individual encrypted connections.