The creators of the Petya and Mischa ransomware programs leaked around 3,500 RSA private keys allegedly corresponding to systems infected with another ransomware program called Chimera.
A cyberespionage group known for targeting diplomatic and governmental institutions has branched out into many other industries, including aviation, broadcasting, and finance, researchers warn.
Smartphones equipped with Qualcomm modems are not vulnerable to a recently announced vulnerability that could potentially allow attackers to take over cellular network gear and consumer mobile devices.
Security researchers have released tools this week that could help users recover files encrypted by two relatively new ransomware threats: Bart and PowerWare.
Dell has patched several critical flaws in its central management system for SonicWALL enterprise security appliances, such as firewalls and VPN gateways.
Seventeen high-risk vulnerabilities out of the 276 flaws fixed by Oracle Tuesday also affect products from third-party software vendors, including Microsoft.
Oracle has released a new batch of security updates for over 80 products from its software portfolio in order to fix 276 vulnerabilities.
Code-hooking techniques used by security, performance, virtualization and other types of programs to monitor third-party processes have introduced vulnerabilities that hackers can exploit.
Incident responders from Akamai recently helped mitigate a DDoS attack against an unnamed European media organization that used six different attack techniques, including DNSSEC-based DNS amplification.
A researcher finds he could earn millions of dollars by abusing the online phone verification systems used by Google, Microsoft, and Instagram
Ubuntu support forums users should be on the lookout for dodgy emails after the website's database of 2 million email addresses has been stolen.
Cisco Systems released patches this week for several vulnerabilities in its IOS software for networking devices and the Cisco and WebEx conferencing servers.
The creators of the widespread Locky ransomware have added a fallback mechanism in the latest version of their program for situations where the malware can't reach their command-and-control servers.
Juniper Networks has fixed several vulnerabilities in the Junos operating system that's used on its networking and security appliances, including a flaw that could allow hackers to gain administrative access to affected devices.
The security team of the popular Drupal content management system worked with the maintainers of three third-party modules to fix critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over websites.