Malaysia Airlines' website has been attacked by the Lizard Squad, with the hackers claiming to have compromised user data in the security breach.
The head of the CIA's secret intelligence operations plans to step down just as the spy agency weighs an unprecedented shake-up of the organization, officials said Monday.
The chief of the spy service's clandestine arm "has announced that he soon plans to retire from the agency after a long and distinguished career at CIA," agency spokesman Dean Boyd told AFP.
In addition to patching the three Project Zero vulnerabilities disclosed last week, Apple is apparently readying a fix for the Thunderstrike boot attack as well, something that will purportedly rid all Macs running Yosemite of the issue.
Core Security disclosed details on an Android Wi-Fi Direct denial of service vulnerability after Google said it had no timeline to patch the issue. The two sides also disagreed on the severity of the flaw.
Google has taken quite a bit of heat in recent weeks for its decision not to patch a vulnerability in the WebView component of Android in older versions, leaving hundreds of millions of users exposed to potential attacks. Now, a Google engineer is explaining the company’s reasoning, saying that patching older versions of the OS […]
Survey Examines Impact Data Breaches at Target and other Organizations Have had on IT Budgets and Security Practices.
Organizations are increasing investment in IT security, but even after a string of high profile data breaches in 2014, they aren't thinking beyond perimeter-based defenses, according to the latest Ponemon Institute survey.
Adobe on Saturday began patching a zero-day vulnerability in Flash Player for auto-update users, exploits for which have been included in the notorious Angler Exploit Kit.
Up until last week, it was easy for a malicious hacker to gain access to the reservations and personal details of Marriott customers by leveraging a vulnerability in the hotel chain’s official mobile application.
Customer payment information and other data was made vulnerable by a flaw in the Marriott Web service used by the Android app as well as the Web site, a security researcher found. The vulnerability is the result of Marriott’s system failing to use any kind of authentication on requests, meaning that an attacker who knew […]
Several security vulnerabilities affecting PHP were addressed last week with the release of versions 5.6.5, 5.5.21 and 5.4.37.
One of the flaws, an out-of-bounds read (CVE-2014-9427) that crashes php-cgi, was reported by Brian Carpenter.
London - WikiLeaks on Monday accused Internet giant Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to the US authorities, and not notifying them for almost three years.
Google finally explains why it's wiping its hands clean of patches for flaws in WebView running on Android 4.3 and below - and what users should do to stay safe.
A beta of the next OS X update for Mac users contains a patch for the Thunderstrike vulnerability that allows malware to be injected into Macs via the Thunderbolt port, which means a fix is on the way.
The Malaysia Airlines website was commandeered Monday by hackers who referenced the Islamic State jihadists and claimed to be from the "Lizard Squad", a group known for previous denial-of-service attacks.
It wouldn't be another news week if our governments didn't disappoint us in some way or another. The UK seems to be tiring of civil liberties, Russia is tiring of civility, and North Korea is way overdue for its little nap. Plus (no surprise), the Department of Homeland Security is insecure.