A privilege escalation vulnerability, nicknamed Dirty Cow and present in Linux since 2007, has been used in public attacks against web-facing Linux servers.
A researcher has disclosed a couple of serious Slack vulnerabilities that could have been exploited to obtain sensitive information and take over user accounts. The vendor patched the flaws and awarded the expert a total of $9,000.
The dangers of Skyping and typing, the fingerprint warrant story, hiding credit card numbers in images, and more are discussed.
DNS providers Dyn suffered a DDoS attack this morning that affected many of its major customers including Twitter, Spotify, Github and others. Services have been restored as of 9:36 a.m. today.
Twitter, GitHub and several other major websites are inaccessible for many users due to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on the Managed DNS infrastructure of cloud-based Internet performance management company Dyn.
Dyn, which offers DNS management services and other traffic tools to improve web site uptime, was hit by a distributed denial of service attack.
With attacks in the wild reported, you need to fix this Linux bug as soon as possible.
Following the success of the “Hack the Pentagon” program, the U.S. Department of Defense has decided to continue to test its websites and networks for cybersecurity vulnerabilities using crowdsourced experts.
Hackers have managed to steal information associated with more than 43 million accounts belonging to customers of Weebly, a San Francisco-based web hosting service that provides a drag-and-drop website builder.
The UK's cyber defenders plan to make the country's government networks vastly more secure by strong, national enforcement of network protocols.
US prosecutors on Thursday said they expected to file espionage charges against a private contractor for the National Security Agency suspected of stealing an "astonishing quantity" of classified information.
GoDaddy said the new add-on services will help SMBs transmit, store and protect business and customer data while also abiding by compliance standards.
A phishing campaign aimed at Apple users in China that relies heavily on typosquatting has resurfaced.
Microsoft malware researchers say Locky ransomware authors are changing tactics again to evade detection.
The government is preparing to charge the suspect under the Espionage Act.
Yahoo wrote DNI James Clapper asking the government to confirm and declassify an order to scan email for intelligence surveillance purposes.
Hackers targeted the tech companies as recently as February this year, but Foursquare denied a breach.
Microsoft has refreshed its Microsoft Update Catalog site, where it is making patch rollups for earlier versions of Windows and Windows Server, so it no longer works with Internet Explorer only.