Another day, another Adobe Flash security hole and another Adobe Flash patch. This time around, the killer security problem was in Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Chrome OS. In short, if you were running Flash, you were in trouble.
So what else is new?
We still don't know who he is or whether he works for the Russian government, but one thing is for sure: Guccifer 2.0—the nom de guerre of the person claiming he hacked the Democratic National Committee and published hundreds of pages that appeared to prove it—left behind fingerprints implicating a Russian-speaking person with a nostalgia for the country's lost Soviet era.
More than four fifths of recently tested enterprise networks have shown evidence of malicious DNS activity.
Those are the results of a new report by Infoblox, the network control company. It analysed 519 files capturing DNS traffic, from 235 customers in various verticals, during the first quarter of 2016. In 83 per cent of cases, ‘suspicious’ DNS activity was found.
"Hello World. It's time I share with you a little secret...I'm Gay and Proud!!
It's not a tweet you'd expect from a Twitter account belonging to an ISIS member. But the account was hijacked by a hacker who goes by the name WauchulaGhost.
CIA director John Brennan told US senators they shouldn't worry about mandatory encryption backdoors hurting American businesses.
And that's because, according to Brennan, there's no one else for people to turn to: if they don't want to use US-based technology because it's been forced to use weakened cryptography, they'll be out of luck because non-American solutions are simply "theoretical."