Security researchers have identified a new family of Linux rootkits that despite running from user mode, can be hard to detect and remove.
A bad malware signature caused Sophos antivirus products to detect a critical Windows file as malicious, preventing some users from accessing their computers.
Five years after a security breach forced the Linux Foundation to take kernel.org offline and to rebuild several of its servers, police have arrested a suspect in the case.
Microsoft has expanded its bug bounty programs to cover its open-source .NET Core and ASP.NET Core application development platforms.
Days after reports that a new ransomware attack was deleting files from web servers, security researchers determined that some of the affected servers were hacked via insecure deployments of the Redis database.
Adobe Systems released critical security patches for its ColdFusion application server which has been a target for hackers in the past.
A new attack analyzed by malware researchers from Microsoft uses Word documents with malicious code that configures browsers to use a web proxy controlled by attackers.
A destructive ransomware program deletes files from web servers and asks administrators for money to return them, though it's not clear if attackers can actually deliver on this promise.
Security researchers have found a sophisticated malware program that may have been used recently by a gang of hackers to steal more than $350,000 from ATMs in Thailand.
Mozilla has built an online scanner that can check if websites have the best security settings in place.
Cisco Systems has started releasing security patches for a critical flaw in Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls targeted by an exploit linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.
Security researchers have recently highlighted serious risks introduced by the Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol (WPAD), which is enabled by default on Windows and is supported by other operating systems as well.
Microsoft has released another batch of security patches, fixing 27 vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and its new Edge browser.
Hundreds of millions of Android devices based on Qualcomm chipsets are likely exposed to at least one of four critical vulnerabilities that allow non-privileged apps to take them over.
A hacker showed that high-security electronic safe locks are susceptible to power and timing side-channel attacks like those used to defeat cryptosystems.