Microsoft fixed a bug in Skype last month that could have allowed an attacker to execute code on the system it was running on, phish Skype credentials and crash the application.
Several major banks don't use case-sensitive passwords.
WikiLeaks has released a document detailing yet another hacking tool allegedly used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). This time, the organization has published information on a tool designed to record audio via the built-in microphone of some Samsung smart TVs.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including last Friday's ShadowBrokers dump - how Microsoft learned of the vulnerabilities, how they were patched by Oracle, along with Microsoft ditching passwords, and a new car dongle hack.
Google asked for MLAT reform, and released its biannual Transparency Report revealing it received a record number of government requests for user data.
A report published by Kaspersky Lab on Thursday shows that the number of attacks involving exploits increased significantly in 2016 compared to the previous year, but the number of attacked users actually dropped.
A white hat hacker is believed responsible for the Hajime IoT botnet because its main objective appears to be to secure IoT devices vulnerable to the notorious Mirai malware.
Mastercard announced on Thursday the launch of a biometric card that combines chip technology with fingerprints in order to allow consumers to easily authorize financial transactions and verify their identity when making a purchase.
Easy to use tools available free on the internet are one of the routes into online crime for some youngsters warn police.
Google wants to overhaul sluggish Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty processes due to persistently large volumes of non-US government requests for user data sitting on its US servers.
Not only was LastPass using a password hash in its two-factor authentication scheme, but 2FA could be disabled by an attacker, a security researcher has found.
The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a US "priority," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday, as media reports indicated his office was preparing charges against the fugitive anti-hero.
It's an unprecedented spike given that the FISA court has only turned down 21 government requests in three decades.
The More Pervasive Transparency is Into the Network, the Better the Chances of Early Detection
Whether you’ve been hacked already or not, your chances of cruising through “connected” life unscathed are about as thin as a Seattle mixologist’s mustache these days. And that’s pretty scary—in more than one way.
Google fixed a vulnerability that could've let an attacker carry out phishing attacks with Unicode domains in Chrome but Mozilla is holding off - for now.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) has issued an alert on BrickerBot, a piece of malware designed to permanently disable Internet of Things (IoT) devices.