Security researchers at Trustwave SpiderLabs have discovered a new vulnerability in Lenovo’s much maligned Lenovo Solution Center software. The vulnerability allows attackers with local network access to a PC to execute arbitrary code.
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A relatively affordable and difficult to detect ransomware-as-a-service named AlphaLocker has begun making the rounds, researchers warn.
A major online casino ran headfirst into a ransomware infection and learned about how simple mistakes can lead to complicated problems.
An FBI warning urges organizations to be vigilant about ransomware, and reaffirmed its position that companies should not pay ransoms to recover their files.
Privacy watchdogs are blasting Rule 41, a proposed change to the federal criminal procedures, saying it would allow the government to hack into phones and seize computers remotely.
Attackers behind a campaign distributing Locky ransomware via the Nuclear Exploit Kit have switched to distributing CryptXXX using the feature-laden Angler Exploit Kit.
The black market for malicious Android software is heating up thanks to a rise in popularity of overlay malware.
Security experts estimate 12 million users have been enticed to download software from the French firm Tuto4PC whose programs and silently install backdoors on PCs.
Microsoft disclosed details on the Platinum APT group and its arsenal of backdoors, keyloggers and its abuse of Windows hotpatching to load malicious code on compromised computers.
Most alarming is not what’s new in Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, rather what’s old and still causing chaos behind corporate firewalls.