A rising number of devices are connecting to Backoff-related infrastructure, Damballa says.
The company was criticized for sending data about content to its servers in plain text
Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good.
Attacks are under way using PowerPoint file, the company said
The most common targets are gaming, software and media companies
An engineer who's studied the new OS criticized its privacy settings
Dropbox was quick to remove the bogus login page, Symantec said
A top Chinese official said the country does not tolerate hacking
Malicious advertisements are being 'micro-targeted' at defense companies, Invincea said
The flaw could allow an anonymous attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code
The FBI and security companies have observed 'recent intrusions'
Facebook will pay a minimum of US$1,000 for a valid ads-related vulnerability through December
The advertisements redirected victims to the Sweet Orange exploit kit, which tries to install malware.
Experts say that SSL 3.0 should be disabled even though some legacy products still use it.
A collaborative effort has resulted in better defenses against the "Operation Aurora" hackers