The LineageOS project has committed several fixes to its custom ROM which will help mitigate the KRACK vulnerability which made WPA2 protocol a target for hacking. It's good news for Android users.
A new vulnerability has been found which compromises the previously secure WPA2. The revelation was made by researchers. The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team is due to publish more details today.
A test by cybersecurity firm NSS Labs shows that Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 is better at protecting against phishing than Google Chrome on Chrome OS and Mozilla's Firefox browser.
In the wake of the launch of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X, a number of scammers are luring unsuspecting users into giving up their personal information with the promise of a free iPhone.
A vulnerability has been exposed in iOS, in hopes that Apple will fix the problem and protect its users. The phishing attack prompts with a very convincing iTunes Store sign-in dialog box.
The privacy-oriented Librem 5 for Purism has smashed its crowdfunding goal of $1,500,000 with two weeks to spare. The phone is expected to begin shipping in January of 2019, with a dev kit in 2018.
Proofpoint has released a report outlining how hackers managed to create malware-filled fake update-ads for popular Internet browsers that millions of people were exposed to while on PornHub.
A fraudulent extension that mimicked the popular Adblock Plus extension was allowed to be listed on the Chrome Web Store, tricking 37,000 users into downloading it before being removed.
A researcher from Google's Project Zero suggests Microsoft may be putting users of Windows 7 at risk by giving priority to Windows 10 for patches, thereby leaving clues on how to attack the older OS.
Security researcher Will Strafach has found that Uber was granted special permissions by Apple that enabled its app to silently record your screen. Uber is the only app known to have such permissions.
According to a report from Politico, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal phone has been compromised for months. The digital attack came to light after Kelly complained about glitches.
A new report by The Wall Street Journal claims a Russian-backed breach of the NSA allowed hackers to steal sensitive data on US cyber defense, possibly through the use of Kaspersky software.
Every smartphone these days has some sort of security to help you keep your handset locked up tight against it falling into the wrong hands. But Samsung really wants you to secure your Galaxy Note8.
Yahoo today updated its estimation of the number of accounts affected by a 2013 leak to include all 3 billion users, up from 1 billion earlier, which was already considered the largest hack ever.
Mozilla has completely revamped the Firefox Privacy Notice. It made several improvements to make sure users know exactly where they stand if they decide to find out how their data is being used.
The Tor Project has released the 7.0.6 update for the Tor Browser. The update brings some foundational improvements, and a new security warning when entering into full screen mode.
A loophole in SMB servers is being used by attackers to fool Windows Defender into scanning a clean-looking file. In reality, however, the file has been switched to ultimately allow execution.
A web security expert recently found a bug in Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser that utilizes HTML tags that potentially reveal a user's browsing habits to an unauthorized third party.
If you were having mail issues with the release of iOS 11 last week, you will want to download the new update 11.0.1, which fixes the Outlook and Exchange problem of the server rejecting emails.
Apple is set to release macOS High Sierra later today and when it does it'll come with a new EFI checker utility to ensure that the firmware on your Mac has not been altered by malware.
A member of Adobe's security incident response team accidentally posted the private PGP key for its email account to a blog. Although removed, there are potential implications for the blunder.
A recent study by security firm McAfee regarding celebrities that generate the most dangerous web results reveal Avril Lavigne at the top of the list, which is reportedly caused by free mp3 searches.
Trend Micro has discovered a new campaign that distributes two variants of ransomware which can alternate. This allows re-encryption even after a victim has already paid up from the first infection.
The iPhone X isn't cheap, and with FaceID it can be unlocked by simply using your face. Now, Apple's Craig Federighi has explained what to do prevent your iPhone X from being unlocked in a robbery.
A new malware that attacks devices via Bluetooth has been discovered by a security firm. Without the need to pair, it can spread itself onto other devices without the victim's knowledge.
Pavel Durov, Telegram's CEO, has revealed that he has been asked by the FBI on numerous occasions to include a backdoor in Telegram to give the agency access to user's information, but he refused.
If you're used to using Capital One's website to deposit paper checks, you're now out of luck as the company has officially retired that service to force users into using the mobile app instead.
The Facebook-owned service has said in a statement that an API bug allowed attackers to procure personal information of several high-profile verified accounts, all of whom have been notified.
Security firm AppRiver has recently discovered a spike in the email distribution of the infamous Locky ransomware, sending it out to as much as 23 million people in just over 24 hours.
The Internal Revenue Service of the United States has released a warning over an email scam that uses the name of the agency and FBI to discreetly download ransomware, locking the victim's files.
Microsoft has published a blog post detailing the threat mitigation techniques available in Windows 10, in order to persuade customers to upgrade to the latest version of the Windows operating system.
A ransomware development kit from China allows anyone interested to customize their own ransomware for Android. Coding skills are not necessary, only requiring the user to fill out a form.
Seemingly taking several pages out of the playbook written by Microsoft, BlackBerry has made its intentions clear that it is aiming to license out its in-house fork of Android to device makers.
A security researcher recently discovered a new malware attack on Facebook that uses social engineering. It can even detect a user's system settings so they can be targeted with appropriate adware.
The FBI is advising large private firms against the continued use of products made by the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. Allegedly Kaspersky Lab can be exploited for espionage or other purposes.
Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report is now available, detailing the rise of attacks against the firm's software and its clients. Although attacks are on the rise, so are security measures.
A new variant of the Locky ransomware has been discovered, which now utilizes a new file extension. After encrypting files, it will demand 0.49 Bitcoins, which is equal to more than $2,000.
A student from Uruguay has been rewarded by Google with $10,000 after he found a security issue that could have been used by hackers to steal sensitive information. The flaw has since been fixed.
A vulnerability in Windows OLE is being exploited by cybercriminals. The attack makes use of an innocuous-looking PowerPoint attachment, which in turn downloads malware to spy on users.
The Microsoft Company Store will not be accessible from some older browsers, including Internet Explorer 10, after a security update on September 1. The decision comes from the Store's hosting firm.