Hundreds of thousands of security cameras are believed to be vulnerable to a zero-day vulnerability that could allow hackers to spy on feeds and even tamper with video surveillance recordings. Read more in my article on the Bitdefender BOX blog.
Three men who operated and controlled the notorious Mirai botnet in October 2016 have been sentenced to five years of probation. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
If you were to make a list of the most common causes of security breaches, it is phishing attacks that would surely dominate. Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.
The US Department of State has confirmed that it has suffered a data breach which exposed the personally identifiable information of some employees.
During the last few months, many of us will have received emails that try to extract a ransom via an anonymous cryptocurrency. But as email blackmailers make big winnings, others are trying to cash in on the craze.
Officials at Bristol Airport in the UK declined to pay a ransom demand from extortionists who attacked its computer systems late last week, forcing them to resort to whiteboards and public address systems to communicate with travellers.
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A security researcher has revealed a method of crashing and restarting iPhones and iPads, with just a few lines of code that could be added to any webpage. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Often the biggest problem is not the threat of external hackers, but rather internal staff to whom you have granted access to sensitive data and who might be tempted to exploit it for financial gain.
A man wanted for his part in a lucrative criminal operation that spread scareware via the Minnesota Star Tribune website, who spent years on the run from the FBI, has finally been sent to prison. Read more in my article...
The official UK TV licensing website was allowing license purchasers to submit their personal identifiable information and bank details in unsafe, unencrypted plaintext.
Trend Micro has confirmed reports that some of its Mac consumer products were silently sending users’ browser history to its servers, and apologised to customers for any “concern they might have felt.” But apparently it’s the users’ fault anyway for...