Mozilla's security staff is cracking down on malicious Firefox add-ons.
Following on from last week's post, here's more information on sequencing the DNA of the giant squid. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here....
Hackers exploited a Trend Micro OfficeScan zero-day to plant malicious files on Mitsubishi Electric servers.
Plaintiffs claim New York startup broke Illinois privacy laws regarding the use of residents' biometrics data.
Motherboard obtained and published the technical report on the hack of Jeff Bezos's phone, which is being attributed to Saudi Arabia, specifically to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. ...investigators set up a secure lab to examine the phone and its artifacts and spent two days poring over the device but were unable to find any malware on it. Instead, they...
REvil ransomware gang has been spotted abusing Citrix bug to infect victims.
It may be no surprise considering US law enforcement was recently granted permission to plunder DNA databases.
Additional versions of Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway can now be protected against the severe security issue.
The trading post was a hotbed of stolen US credit card information.
Another NY Senate bill would create a cyber security enhancement fund and restricting the use of taxpayer moneys in paying ransoms
GE Healthcare plans to release patches in Q2 2020.
Malware analysts believe someone has hijacked the Phorpiex botnet from its creator and is sabotaging its operations by alerting users they've been infected.
This is new from Reuters: More than two years ago, Apple told the FBI that it planned to offer users end-to-end encryption when storing their phone data on iCloud, according to one current and three former FBI officials and one current and one former Apple employee. Under that plan, primarily designed to thwart hackers, Apple would no longer have a...
Bezos hack connected to Khashoggi murder and the Washington Post's subsequent media coverage.
Microsoft will change the default search engine in Chrome from Google to Bing for its Office 365 ProPlus customers starting mid-February.
US cyber-insurer Coalition buys BinaryEdge for undisclosed sum to boost its cyber insurance policy offering.
Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.
A database backing point-of-sale systems used in medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries has been compromised.
The code backing ProtonVPN apps on all platforms can now be examined at leisure.
It's a list of easy-to-guess passwords for IoT devices on the Internet as recently as last October and November. Useful for anyone putting together a bot network: A hacker has published this week a massive list of Telnet credentials for more than 515,000 servers, home routers, and IoT (Internet of Things) "smart" devices. The list, which was published on a...