This week, a representative for the healthcare insurance provider Premera revealed that the core servers of their customer database had been breached, unearthing the details of millions of medical records and putting the majority of their userbase at risk for possible identity theft or worse.
This week a new, previously unknown exploit appeared on the scene that can work its way through fully patched versions of Internet Explorer. The problem affects Windows 7 and 8.1, and for the time being at least, can not be stopped by the browser’s in-house anti-phishing firewall.
This week, representatives for the hacktivist organization Anonymous took to the group’s YouTube channel to release a new video, that vows to take action against the terrorist organizations responsible for the attacks at Charlie Hebdo earlier this week.
The term ‘brute force attacks’ conjures up many images. A battering ram being heaved at the door of a castle. An army from ancient Rome 86,000 strong taking on Hannibal at Cannae. Any number of scenes from Game of Thrones… Yes, the visuals are vivid, but since we’re talking Internet security here, they’re fairly far Read More
The Global Research and Analysis Team at Kaspersky Lab has warned that the ‘Darkhotel’ espionage campaign is still active and has been going on for at least four years.
While performing a routine malware check this week, the mobile payment app vendor Charge Anywhere discovered that an unknown attacker had been enjoying 100 percent information control of all the system’s most vital networks since early 2009.
The underground markets are selling a new type of PoS malware called LusyPoS, much like the malware behind some of the last year’s worst breaches, and is available for $2,000 and open for anyone to buy.
A new family of Point of Sale (PoS) malware called Getmypass has been found by a security researcher, and only a few anti-virus tools are able to detect it. Nick Hoffman, the reverse engineer who discovered the Getmypass malware, wrote that it shares some features that are similar to other RAM (random access memory) scrapers Read More
Uber has been forced to comply with rules in India that state it must use two factor authentication for online transactions, despite the ride sharing company’s protestations.
A few days ago, it was confirmed that the forum for the popular anti-virus company MalwareBytes had been compromised by an unknown assailant, and that user credentials could have possibly been stolen in the attack. Obviously the hack doesn’t bode well for the faith that MalwareBytes would expect its users to have in its anti-virus Read More