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Close to 400 Dairy Queen locations were breached this summer and the company has pinned the blame on hackers using the Backoff point-of-sale malware.
The EFF has launched a new site dedicated to educating users about how to resist pervasive surveillance online, through the promotion of encryption and other tools and the publication of first-person stories from people around the world who have fought surveillance in various ways. The new site, I Fight Surveillance, is designed to bring attention […]
Microsoft published its Patch Tuesday advance notification, advising IT shops to be ready for nine bulletins, including three critical patches.
Researchers have unearthed a new version of the Rovnix malware that has a couple of additional features, including a new domain generation algorithm and a secure transmission channel for communicating with the command-and-control servers. Rovnix is a malware variant that often has been distributed by other kinds of malware. Last year Microsoft warned users about a […]
SAP recently pushed out patches to address seven vulnerabilities in three different lines of software that could have opened those running the systems up to complete compromise.
Researchers at Malware Must Die published a report that hackers are spreading Mayhem botnet malware in exploits targeting the Shellshock vulnerability in Bash.
The pervasive dragnet surveillance of Americans revealed by the Edward Snowden documents has caused serious damage to the trust that enterprises and citizens had in the United States government and unless that trust is repaired, it could have serious effects on the Internet economy, a panel of prominent technology executives said. In a town hall meeting […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Justice Department squared off on the topic of National Security Letters in a San Francisco courtroom yesterday. This fight's next stop is likely the Supreme Court.
Researchers who released attack code against vulnerabilities in USB devices followed that up with a patch, that they and researcher Karsten Nohl acknowledge isn't enough to solve the problem.
Google updates its Chrome browser on a very aggressive timeline, often a couple of times a month. Usually, each update includes a handful of security fixes, maybe 12 or 15. On Tuesday, the company released Chrome 38, which patched a staggering 159 vulnerabilities. The huge majority of those patches–113 of them–fix minor vulnerabilities in the […]