Holy crap, that is a huge friggin’ payout.
Holy crap, that is a huge friggin’ payout.
Microsoft’s tall claim that “no known ransomware” will run on its Windows 10 S operating system has been weighed, measured, and found wanting.
Girl Scouts can start earning cybersecurity badges next year, thanks to an effort by the Girl Scouts of the USA and cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks. The youth organization came up with the idea simply by asking Scouts what they want. And the girls want to hack.
One of America’s top defense contractors is facing questions over its security practices after sensitive files tied to a Pentagon project were discovered on a publicly accessible Amazon server.
A South Korean web hosting company will reportedly shell out a million dollars to resolve a ransomware crisis at its data center, the highest such payout publicly known to date.
Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee stored internal documents on a publicly accessible Amazon server.
The CIA has had the ability to turn routers and network access points into surveillance devices for years, according to secret documents published by WikiLeaks on Thursday.
One of Hollywood’s top contract management firms was sent scrambling this week after informed of a breach involving a wealth of confidential and proprietary data. Contained in the leak was invaluable information about the earnings of some of the world’s biggest musical talent during the era of Now That’s What I Call…
On Saturday NSA contractor Reality Leigh Winner, who leaked classified documents to The Intercept, was arrested. The leaked intelligence report from the NSA detailed Russian cyberattacks allegedly directed at election officials and electronic voting equipment company VR Systems.
Security researchers have discovered a vulnerable database containing the details of approximately 10 million vehicles sold in the US, including vehicle identification numbers (VIN) and personal details about the owners.
On Saturday night, three men used a large van to attack pedestrians on London Bridge, exited the vehicle with knives, stabbed more victims and were eventually shot by police. In response, the Prime Minister of the UK has called for “international agreements that regulate cyberspace to prevent the spread of extremist…
Although storing passwords in plaintext anywhere online is fundamentally the opposite of security, routine data breaches at some of the world’s biggest companies haven’t dissuaded some users from engaging in this obviously terrible practice.
Not every hacker on the planet is a callous basement dweller. Many are actually using their skills to make the world a better place, securing our favorite websites and vital infrastructures—not to mention all those tiny internet devices with cameras and microphones we’ve idiotically placed throughout our homes where…
Sensitive files tied to a US military project were leaked by a multi-billion dollar firm once described as the world’s most profitable spy operation, Gizmodo has confirmed.
Cyber espionage operations and leaks of sensitive government data are a regular occurrence these days. In our eagerness to learn hidden truths it is also imperative that we ask ourselves whether we can trust the accuracy of information offered up by unknown actors whose intentions are obscured. Is this information…
A week after WannaCry induced worldwide panic, another vicious ransomware attack is currently underway.
Muhammad Rabbani wasn’t shocked last winter when he was stopped by British authorities at Heathrow airport. It would’ve been more astonishing had he simply walked up to the passport counter, declared his business and been allowed to pass.
A trove of more than 560 million login credentials has been exposed by a leaky database, researchers revealed on Tuesday, including email addresses and passwords stolen from as many as 10 popular online services.
French auto giant Renault became the first major French company to report being affected by Friday’s ransomware attack that affected tens of thousands of computers in almost 100 countries across the world, reports Automotive News. An English plant of Renault’s alliance partner Nissan was also hit by the attack.
Ransomware may be mostly thought of as a (sometimes costly) nuisance, but when it hinders the ability of doctors and nurses to provide aid to those in need of emergency medical care, then it qualifies as armed robbery.