The headline gives the story: "An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create an Artificial Coral Reef Near the British Virgin Islands." 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....
Apple has known since July, but a fix is still not available.
Russian lawmakers say the bill will protect Russian software companies from abuses by foreign tech firms.
The group uses encryption, fileless technologies, and mimicry to stay under the radar.
Hackers are trying to break into on-premise ConnectWise Automate systems and install ransomware on customer networks.
The worst bugs paved the way for code execution and information leaks.
xHelper is not interesting because of its infection mechanism; the user has to side-load an app onto his phone. It's not interesting because of its payload; it seems to do nothing more than show unwanted ads. it's interesting because of its persistence: Furthermore, even if users spot the xHelper service in the Android operating system's Apps section, removing it doesn't...
The company also falsely claimed the equipment was made in the United States.
Microsoft: BlueKeep exploit will likely be used to deliver payloads more impactful and damaging than coin miners.
DoH support is already present in all major browsers. Users just have to enable it and configure it.
Microsoft rewrote a low-level Windows component in Rust. Calls the experience "generally positive."
DNA data is available even if users opt-out in a landmark ruling that could have serious privacy implications.
Government has listened to ideas, is now funding the development of proof-of-concepts and prototypes.
Fireeye reports on a Chinese-sponsored espionage effort to eavesdrop on text messages: FireEye Mandiant recently discovered a new malware family used by APT41 (a Chinese APT group) that is designed to monitor and save SMS traffic from specific phone numbers, IMSI numbers and keywords for subsequent theft. Named MESSAGETAP, the tool was deployed by APT41 in a telecommunications network provider...
Virtual assets, including cryptocurrency, are now on law enforcement’s radar.
Now-defunct IronMarch forum spawned two of today's most extremist far-right neo-nazi groups -- the Atomwaffen Division and SIEGE Culture.
Many online stores will need to upgrade their backends in the coming nine months if they want to avoid getting hacked.
Google, ESET, Lookout, and Zimperium join to create App Defense Alliance.
Amazon Echo, Samsung and Sony smart TVs fall on first day of Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 hacking contest.
Analytics markers can help fraudsters track victims and dupe them into visiting malicious domains - but can also light the way for defenders.