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Following the doxing of CIA director John Brennan by a teenager belonging to a hacking group, the FBI has sent out an advisory to law enforcement officials warning them of a similar risk.
To improve stability and security, Microsoft has once again moved to close off attempts to load uninvited extensions and malicious code into Edge by requiring extensions and code to be signed.
Microsoft's chief executive will host an event on November 17 discussing enterprise security with a focus on mobility and the cloud, which will be streamed live on the web, starting at 8:15am EST.
In a move to improve email security, Gmail will be implementing a new feature that warns a user if an incoming email is unencrypted. The feature will roll out in the months to come.
A French airport using the now-defunct Windows 3.1 was brought to its knees when a malfunction of the ancient operating system caused all flights to be grounded.
Apple has pulled a malicious third-party Instagram app from the App Store. The app 'InstaAgent' was harvesting user credentials by sending them off insecurely to a server owned by the developers.
A new ransomware called Power Worm is currently victimizing users on the internet. However, due to a coding error, it leaves a victim's computer files permanently encrypted.
According to at least one hacker and security expert, Microsoft's mobile OS gets top points for security. He claims that Windows Phone is the most secure mobile OS, beating both iOS and Android.
After announcing an iOS 9 exploit bounty earlier this year, security firm Zerodium has announced that one team was able to create an exploit that was eligible for the full million dollar payout.
Alongside a recent update to the Snapchat app, the company has altered the policies surrounding the service. Among the changes is a term that allows Snapchat to publicly distribute user photos.
Police investigating the recent TalkTalk cyberattack arrested a second teenager yesterday. But TalkTalk now admits that thousands of customers' banking details which were hacked were also unencrypted.
The Tor Project has created a cross-platform messenger app, based on Instantbird, which allows people to chat securely over the Tor network on services like Google Talk, Facebook Chat, Yahoo! and IRC.
In a blog post on TechNet, Microsoft has announced their latest SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview along with their Big Data solution, Azure Data Lake and new features for Azure SQL.
If you think the theft of millions of customer data records is bad, I suspect that you'll be longing for the "good ol' days" in the near future when the bad guys start changing customer data instead.
Facebook has stated that it will send notifications to users if it has reason to believe that an account has been targeted, but the proposed solution ultimately depends on the user.
After the Xcode blunder that happened over a month ago at Apple's App Store, hundreds of apps have recently been deleted from the store, due to their ability to record private data.
The vulnerability in question targets LTE wireless networks and takes advantage of the way some US carriers have implemented the technology on their respective networks.
Trend Micro has reported that attackers part of a foreign cyber espionage campaign, referred to by the company as Pawn Storm, have leveraged an exploit discovered in Adobe's Flash Player software.
Remote services firm LogMeIn has agreed to acquire LastPass for $125 million, in a deal set to close over the coming weeks. This will join a range of popular services offered by the company.
A blogger based in Beijing has uncovered a vulnerability on how Microsoft account identifiers are retrieved in plain text; meaning when you visit Outlook.com or Calendar you could be tracked.
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The personal details of 15 million T-Mobile customers have been stolen in a breach of a third-party credit company used to complete credit checks. The stolen data spans two years, from 2013 to 2015.
A new report claims that a new set of vulnerabilities, dubbed Stagefright 2.0 in the Android OS may be affecting more than a billion users and every device is susceptible to malicious attacks.
Kmart Australia has suffered a data breach, resulting in the theft of customer data along with purchase details. The company has reached out to affected customers via email.
Security researchers plan to present findings on an easily-performed exploit of OS X's Gatekeeper software at the Virus Bulletin Conference in Prague, Czech Republic on Thursday.
The nonprofit foundation, backed by some heavy hitters in the security and mobility industries, opens shop with specific goals towards securing the Internet of Things for everyone
Despite the successful rollout of iOS 9 over the past week, it seems the platform has hit some turbulence with a new Siri related flaw allowing access to contacts & photos without the need for a PIN.
A new Facebook scam is in the wild, regarding the company's 'dislike button.' It promises an early access to the upcoming feature, and makes users open malicious links and share the scam further.
Systema Software host their solutions on Amazon Web Services, but due to a slight mistake, they accidentally posted over 1.5 million health records on a publicly available subdomain of their website.
An obscure bug in Google Chrome allows users to crash the web browser with only 16 characters. While probably not a security concern, it's something to be aware of on unscrupulous websites.
The U.S. and China are secretly negotiating what may be the world's first arms deal for cyberspace, establishing a formal ceasefire so that neither country can cripple the other during peacetime.
A malicious version of the Apple developer toolkit has been floating around in China. This has resulted in dozens of malicious apps making their way on to the App Store, bypassing Apple's reviewers.
A lock screen bypass vulnerability has been discovered in Android version 5.0-5.1.1. The bypass allows an attacker to gain full access to a locked device even when encrypted.
Microsoft has signed a landmark agreement with NATO to address the rising need of protection against cybersecurity threats for governments throughout the world.
The team that cracked over 11 million passwords from the Ashley Madison breach have revealed details about those passwords. Many of the typically bad passwords make an appearance on the top 10 list.
A cracking group who discovered a flaw in Ashley Madison code, have uncovered over 11 million passwords in 10 days. The group found that many passwords were hashed insecurely.
Microsoft confirmed reports that it has acquired cloud security company Adallom for $320 million, promising advanced protection for Microsoft clients against cybersecurity attacks.
A new vulnerability has been found in firmware used on three models of Seagate wireless hard drives. An undocumented user account can be easily accessed, opening the drive's file system.
Ashley Madison is a website that helps encourage the act of adultery, and for its illicitness, hackers took it down. But isn't infiltrating a system illegal as well?
Intrusive ads were found being inserted over webpages on AT&T's free Wi-Fi hotspot last week at Washington D.C.'s Dulles airport.
In a recent report by the Toronto police, two people associated with the user data leak of Ashley Madison have committed suicide. They also warn about a scam that claims to delete Ashley Madison data.
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After leaking the user data of infidelity website Ashley Madison, hackers have released another set of data, this time regarding internal company documents, and Avid Life Media's Noel Biderman.
Twins were used to test Windows Hello's accuracy. One twin was to register her face in the system, while the other tried to login as the former. Hello was able to tell twins apart, for its results.
Hackers release personal information, including names, address and desires, of users following last month's hack of the controversial married dating website.
Another security breach was found in Lenovo's computers. The company was found automatically reinstalling its own software even when a computer had been wiped clean on an installation of Windows.
Researchers have outlined a vulnerability in the way permissions for support apps are installed by most OEMs on their Android devices which can allow for total control of a device.