The flaws could allow attackers to execute malicious code on computers remotely
The attack peaked at over 400Gbps according to CloudFlare, the company whose infrastructure was targeted
The attack campaign is highly sophisticated and appears to be a state-sponsored operation.
Snapchat request tokens can be resused to launch denial-of-service attacks against the app's users.
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