The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with ASUSTeK Computer over sloppy security settings tied to its routers.
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Attackers behind the Dridex Trojan have narrowed their sights on banks based in the United Kingdom frequented by high-value business accounts, researchers claim.
Researchers at mobile security company Lookout found 13 malicious apps on Google Play that are related to the Brain Test malware family.
Facebook is at odds with a security researcher over a number of Instagram vulnerabilities that allowed the researcher to access SSL and other private keys, as well as user and employee data.
Details of a National Security Letter attachment were publicly shared, revealing the FBI covets not only telephone and Internet records, but also location data.
UPDATE Electronics company VTech, perhaps best known for manufacturing children’s toys, announced Monday that information on five million accounts were compromised in a breach this month. A new report claims that chat logs, audio recordings, and parent and children headshots were also leaked.
Microsoft claims a recent update to Edge prevents the loading of unsigned DLLs without consent, something that should make it more difficult for an attacker to compromise the browser.
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.
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.