Don't-Miss Security Stories
A spat between two security companies shows just how sensitive reporting software vulnerabilities can be, particularly when it involves a popular product.
Hackers gained access to over 10 million customer records from U.S. health insurer Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.
Engineers at Xerox PARC have developed a chip that will self-destruct upon command, providing a potentially revolutionary tool for high-security applications.
A team of password cracking experts found flaws in the Ashley Madison code that allowed them to recover 11.2 million passwords from data leaked by hackers.
North Korea is likely behind cyberattacks that have focused on exploiting a word processing program widely used in South Korea, security firm FireEye said Thursday in a report.
The U.S. Department of Defense is considering offering rapid seed funding to private companies as a way to encourage more work on technology projects with the commercial sector, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Wednesday.
The Turla cyberespionage group is hijacking satellite-based Internet connections in order to hide servers from security researchers and law enforcement agencies.
Microsoft fixed a previously unreported vulnerability discovered in the cache of files leaked from Italian surveillance company Hacking Team in July.
WhatsApp, the widely used messaging program, has fixed a dangerous flaw in its Web app that could be used to trick people into installing malware, according to Check Point.
There hasn't been a lack of strange things turning up in the Ashley Madison data leak. One of the latest discoveries comes from Trend Micro, which found bogus Ashley Madison profiles that used email addresses the company created solely for collecting spam samples.
In its monthly Patch Tuesday round of bug fixes, Microsoft issues 12 bulletins covering 56 vulnerabilities, including four in the company's new Edge browser.
Tanzania enacts cybercrime law
A group of hackers that have been targeting military and government organizations from NATO countries have borrowed code from a leaked online banking Trojan.
Seagate has a firmware patch that fixes a serious vulnerability for select versions of the company's wireless external hard drives.
The Ashley Madison developers stored sensitive credentials like database passwords, AWS API secrets, authentication tokens and SSL private keys in their source code repositories.