The effects of successful misinformation or disinformation campaigns from foreign state actors can be as divisive as disagreements on pineapple making a good pizza topping or not.
Spam operators using bots to promote adult-themed services change their tactics to avoid Instagram's detection mechanism. Redirects remain the main stratagem but they come with other tricks meant to push the user towards a particular website.
A botnet of over 400,000 IoT devices held a 13-day distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) siege against the streaming app of a company in the entertainment business.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) failed to implement a good deal of security controls recommended over the years, leaving financial reporting and taxpayer data vulnerable to "inappropriate and undetected use, modification, or disclosure."
WizzAir today announced its customers that their account password has been automatically reset due to a technical issue in the system.
A flurry of ransomware attacks has been reported this week affecting entities in US states of Georgia, New York, Tennessee, and Florida.
Nine years and more than 8,500 security bug reports later, Google decided to increase the value of the rewards for security vulnerabilities submitted through its Chrome Vulnerability Rewards Program.
The frequency of business email compromise (BEC) scams has increased year over year and so did the value of attempted thefts, reaching a monthly average of more than $300 million.
Twitter has a problem with validating the cards with extra content attached to a tweet that has been abused in the past and can still be used to direct users to malicious websites.
Stalkerware for mobile is easy to get by these days and you don't have to look further than Android's official store. While Google is quick to boot such apps when reported, some linger on adding thousands of installations.
Some versions of WinRAR file compression tool and Winbox software for managing MikroTik users have been tampered with to install malware serving an advanced threat actor. This campaign may have started in the second half of 2018 and continues today.
Tesla paid a large bug bounty for a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in one of its backend apps that allowed gleaning vital statistics about a vehicle.
The average payment demand following a ransomware attack has almost doubled in the second quarter of the year and victims have Ryuk and Sodinokiby to blame.
Hackers can take advantage of a logical flaw in WhatsApp for Android and modify or replace media files available in external storage, such as memory cards, before the intended recipient can see them.
An app styling itself as a more feature-rich unofficial version of Telegram was installed over 100,000 from Google Play only to provide minimum messaging services and to promote malicious websites.