Researchers at Palo Alto Networks discovered a new family of Mac OS X malware that was capable of also infecting iOS devices. The command infrastructure supporting WireLurker has been shut down.
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Researchers have developed malware called AirHopper that decodes radio frequencies emitted from a computer monitor, video card or cable, in order to steal data from an air-gapped machine.
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos confirmed that three servers had been infected with malware by hackers looking for machines vulnerable to Shellshock.
A handful of bugs, mostly XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities, have been plaguing at least eight different WordPress plugins as of late.
The newest version of Mozilla Firefox includes an improved defense against malware downloaded through the browser, which could prevent many kinds of infections.
The critical vulnerability in the TAILS operating system discovered by researchers at Exodus Intelligence lies in the I2P software that’s bundled with the OS and the company has released some details and a video demonstrating an exploit against the bug.
A couple days after Microsoft warned users about a new vulnerability in Internet Explorer that’s being used in targeted attacks, Adobe on Monday said that researchers have discovered a zero day in Flash, as well, which attackers are using to target victims in Syria through a watering hole attack on a compromised Syrian government site.
Swedish VPN providers Mullvad report that private keys moving through OpenVPN installations are not immune to Heartbleed OpenSSL exploits.
On Thursday Google switched its Gmail service to HTTPS only, enforcing SSL encryption on all Gmail connections.
A quick research project done by a graduate student at Stanford on the security of hashed MAC addresses in retail analytics software has shown that time and the inevitable advancement of technology have are the greatest enemies of cryptography.