BitTorrent fixed a vulnerability that would have allowed attackers to hijack BitTorrent applications used by hundreds of millions of users in order to amplify distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Several DSL routers from different manufacturers contain a guessable hard-coded password that allows accessing the devices with a hidden administrator account.
Administrators of Agora, the largest online black marketplace operating on the Tor anonymity network, decided to temporarily suspend the website because of possible attacks based on recent methods of exposing Tor Hidden Services.
An application hosted in Google Play until yesterday took advantage for months of a flaw in the TeamViewer remote support tool for Android in order to enable screen recording on older devices.
Recent visitors to Plenty of Fish, an online dating website with over 3 million daily active users, had their browsers redirected to exploits that installed malware.
A vulnerability in the iOS sandbox for third party applications, like those installed by companies on their employees' devices, can expose sensitive configuration settings and credentials.
Adobe Systems released a security patch for LiveCycle Data Services, a development tool used by businesses to synchronize data between back-end servers and rich Internet applications built with Adobe Flex or AIR.
Hackers breached the computer systems of Internet services provider Web.com Group and stole credit card information of 93,000 customers.
Attackers are taking advantage of home routers and other devices that respond to UPnP requests over the Internet in order to amplify DDoS attacks.
The Android service that processes multimedia files has been the source of several vulnerabilities recently, including a new one that could give rogue applications access to sensitive permissions.
Attackers could launch crippling attacks by reflecting the traffic through millions of computers running BitTorrent programs
Attackers could obtain credentials used to manage Google for Work accounts
Compromised administrative credentials were used to flash malicious boot firmware on Cisco IOS devices
While cyber security is increasingly important, researchers show how little of it we actually have.
The device uses the 900MHz band, but hides the data in the background radio noise.