Addressing a vulnerability that could have potentially resulted in remote code execution, Apple yesterday announced a firmware update for several of its AirPort Wi-Fi products.
Addressing a vulnerability that could have potentially resulted in remote code execution, Apple announced a firmware update for several of its AirPort Wi-Fi products on Monday.
Exploit kits are one of the threats that is ever present on the Internet. Indiscriminately compromising users that are simply surfing websites. As ransomware has exploded so has the proliferation of these exploit kits. This combination of ransomware, tor, and bitcoin has created a financially lucrative monster.
Blizzard's Battle.net experienced another outage on Monday (20 Jun) after facing similar issues last week, leaving players unable to log in to popular games such as Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft due to an alleged DDoS attack. Notorious hacker group Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for the latest disruption.
DDoS attacks, or Distributed Denial of Services, occur when a malicious individual or entity floods a network with fake traffic designed to cripple and take down the company's server.
Android users beware: a new type of malware has been found in legitimate-looking apps that can “root” your phone and secretly install unwanted programs.
The malware, dubbed Godless, has been found lurking on app stores including Google Play, and it targets devices running Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and earlier, which accounts for more than 90 percent of Android devices, Trend Micro said Tuesday in a blog post.
In the month since activist hacking group Anonymous pledged to target banks across the world, senior officials have said the public websites of the central banks of both Indonesia and South Korea have been hit by cyber attacks.
In response to the attempted hacks, Bank Indonesia has blocked 149 regions that do not usually access its website, including several small African countries, deputy governor Ronald Waas told Reuters.