Attackers changed the DNS configuration of vulnerable home routers to mount man-in-the-middle attacks against users in Poland.
Some registration information for facebook.com was changed, but the domain was not redirected to an unauthorized server
The exploit is embedded into documents distributed as email attachments, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said.
Leaked documents suggest the agency used denial-of-service tactics and assisted law enforcement in identifying Anonymous members
The update patches a vulnerability for which an exploit was reported in the wild, the company said
To benefit from the added security users need to enable the SSL option in the account settings
Other cryptographers were also targeted by the same attackers, the researcher said
Recent vulnerabilities found in many advertising SDKs for Android apps could be mitigated by using HTTPS, researchers said
Details of over 50,000 credit and debit cards have been stolen from 119 PoS terminals infected with a malware program called ChewBacca
PayPal dismissed claims that its customers representatives were tricked into helping the attacker
The hackers placed an image with the message 'Spying Birds' on the site's home page
The vulnerability could allow attackers to intercept traffic from Android devices despite an active VPN connection
Members of academia urge the U.S. government to reform surveillance practices
Authorities in the U.S., India, China and Romania crack down on websites offering email hacking services
Over the past year, Guccifer hacked into the email addresses of US and foreign politicians, celebrities and other public figures