Google has decided that it will no longer provide Webview patches for Android systems running Jelly Bean 4.3, or older, putting the onus on OEMs and the open source security community to provide patches to users.
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At the recent 31C3 event, researcher Trammel Hudson unveiled the first public Mac OS X firmware bootkit that can be delivered over Thunderbolt peripheral devices.
FBI Director James Comey said at the International Conference on Cyber Security North Korea got sloppy with its proxies and revealed themselves in the Sony hack.
Security researchers are tracking a new version of the Emomet malware that is targeting users’ banking credentials and also has the ability to steal email usernames and passwords, which are then used to send spam from compromised accounts. The new variant of Emomet has mostly been seen targeting users in Germany, but researchers at Microsoft[…]
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.
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.
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