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Verizon announced Tuesday it will soon begin using QR codes to allow users to log in to sites and programs in its Universal Identity Services portfolio.
Popular websites TMZ and Java.com are among a handful serving malicious ads redirecting visitors to the Angler Exploit Kit.
The 2014 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly takes a look back at Heartbleed and how organizations were affected by it.
Netflix engineers released two new application security tools to open source this week, a continuing effort from the streaming services company.
A data breach in South Korea appears to have impacted as many 27 million citizens, up to 70 percent of the nation’s population.
Google has fixed 50 security vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser, including a critical string of bugs that can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code outside of the browser’s sandbox. This is one of the larger batches of fixes that Google has produced for Chrome recently. The company releases frequent updates for the browser and often […]
DHS and the Secret Service warned businesses to be proactive about scanning for point-of-sale malware, especially Backoff, which has hit more than 1,000 businesses already.
A relatively new form of malware on iOS is estimated to have stolen revenue from 22 million ads and infected upwards to 75,000 devices so far.
Researchers have discovered a weakness in Android that is likely present in other leading operating systems that can be abused and lead to information leakage.
Mozilla is set to add a feature to its mobile Firefox OS that will give users the ability to revoke any application’s permissions on a granular basis. Firefox OS is the open source operating system that Mozilla built for smartphones. The software runs on a variety of devices from manufacturers such as Alcatel, ZTE and […]
Sony's PlayStation Network is back online following a bizarre series of events over the weekend involving a large-scale DDoS attack and a bomb threat against a commercial airline.
NIST released Interagency Report 7966 this week, a guidance document for organizations using the Secure Shell network protocol for automated access.
The developers behind Akeeba fixed an outstanding issue this week that could have let anyone download users' site backups, passwords and user lists.
Tor Executive Director Andrew Lewman told the BBC that intelligence agency insiders share bug information with Tor developers under their bosses' noses.
UPS reported this week that 51 of its stores suffered a “broad-based malware intrusion” earlier this spring.
Amazon Web Services announced that it has turned on Perfect Forward Secrecy and other SSL improvements for its CloudFront content delivery platform.
Facebook announced at USENIX its new Internet Defense Prize, a bounty that rewards researchers for defensive technologies that prevent vulnerabilities and mitigate attacks.
More than 400 organizations were recently targeted by a Bitcoin phishing campaign that intended to con users into giving away their wallet passwords.
Rogue antivirus malware is on the decline, but a new, simpler version of that threat that simply redirects users to the site of a fake malware protection service has been infecting users around the world.
Hackers involved in the Community Health Systems data breach used a Heartbleed exploit to access the provider's network and steal 4.5 million patient records, said security firm TrustedSec.