Apple has patched 10 vulnerabilities in iOS, including a pair of bugs that allowed arbitrary code execution and one that enables an attacker to run random binaries on a target device.
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Karsten Nohl has updated his BadUSB research, looking at the top eight USB controller chips and determining that about half are susceptible to being maliciously reprogrammed.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab published a report identifying by name the first five victims of Stuxnet.
Researchers have identified a group that’s been operating in Asia for at least seven years and has been using hotel networks as key infection points to target top executives at companies in manufacturing, defense, investment capital, private equity, automotive and other industries.
LAS VEGAS—Nick Percoco has been thinking a lot about the future of technology, and some of the things he’s dreamed up aren’t very pretty: farms of people renting out their spare brain cycles, autonomous cars that freak out and careen into oncoming traffic and hacking groups hijacking users’ augmented reality gear and demanding ransoms to unlock[…]
The new Backoff variant ROM has tweaks that help the malware better evade detection and hinder the analysis process.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered a cache of Windows and Linux plug-ins for the BlackEnergy malware that, in addition to data theft, allow it to target Cisco routers and even destroy hard drives it infects.
The maintainers of the Drupal content management system are warning users that any site owners who haven’t patched a critical vulnerability in Drupal Core disclosed earlier this month should consider their sites to be compromised.
The website of Popular Science magazine was found infecting users with malware via the RIG exploit kit.
The Dyreza Trojan is exploiting the recently disclosed CVE-2014-4114 vulnerability in Windows that was first used by the Sandworm attackers.