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.
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Web hosting service 000webhost told customers that 13.5 customer usernames, plaintext passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, and names were exposed in a breach.
Two weeks after authorities announced they had taken down the botnet behind the banking malware Dridex, new research suggests the threat is alive and well.
Microsoft opened a bounty for the .NET Core and ASP.NET Beta, paying out up to $15,000 for eligible vulnerabilities.
The financial firm Dow Jones & Company announced late last week that it’s the latest in an exhaustive list of companies this year to report a data breach.
Scottrade has begun warning customers that as a result of a breach, their names and street addresses – and potentially Social Security numbers – may have been stolen from its system.
A mysterious Windows 7 update that led to speculation Windows Update was compromised, was actually a test update accidentally published by Microsoft.
Apple pushed out iOS 9 Wednesday, addressing a cornucopia of vulnerabilities, including bugs that could lead to arbitrary code execution, credential leakage, interface spoofing, among other issues.
Online scammers constantly are looking for new ways to reach into the pockets of potential victims, and the FBI says it is seeing an increase in the number of companies being targeted by scammers threatening to launch DDoS attacks if they don’t pay a ransom. The scam is a variation on a theme, the familiar[…]
The Xen Project has patched a serious vulnerability that could allow an attacker in a guest virtual machine to escape and gain the ability to run arbitrary code on the host machine. The vulnerability is in the QEMU open source machine emulator that ships as part of the Xen hypervisor. The problem is related to the[…]