Influential security researchers have begun publishing their comments, objections and concerns regarding the proposed U.S. export control rules under the Wassenaar Arrangement.
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Users of the Internal Revenue Service’s Get Transcript service are at risk for identity theft after hackers accessed tax records belonging to more than 100,000.
Researchers from Core Security were able to exploit a security vulnerability in Windows’ group policy — MS15-011 — that was patched by Microsoft in February.
The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security today made public its proposal to implement the controversial Wassenaar Arrangement.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis confirmed this week that it fell victim to a DNS hijack last month that may have redirected users to bogus webpages and exposed customers to phishing, malware and other attacks.
Researchers from ZScaler have uncovered a new scheme where criminals are using malversting to redirect to pages hosting the Magnitude exploit kit and the CryptoWall ransomware.
A collection of research scientists, with help from the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative, have released a new set of guidelines for developers to take into account to ensure security figures into how medical devices are coded.
Penn State announced that its school of engineering was the victim of a more than two-year long cyberattack perpetuated by advanced persistent threat groups.
The attackers behind the TeslaCrypt ransomware, which is one of the newer entries on the scene, may not be making as much money yet as some of their more experienced competitors, but researchers say that their malware is having a profound effect on victims. Like many other pieces of ransomware, TeslaCrypt often spreads with the[…]
A researcher warns users of the extensible Z-Way controller project that a weakness built into the software could easily expose it to attacks.