Report finds that Trojan, riskware tool, backdoor and spyware activity more than doubled in last twelve months.
Cisco has revealed a critical-rated vulnerability in its small business switches software that if exploited can allow a remote attacker to bypass the device's user authentication mechanism.
Nearly 30 million cyber attacks were carried out in the UK in the fourth quarter alone last year, according to new research.
A fake currency converter and a phony battery utility program are among the latest fraudulent apps to be expunged from Google Play, according to researchers who discovered they were infecting users with a version of the Anubis banking malware family.
The GandCrab ransomware has returned with a new set of trojans in addition to its initial infection.
Researchers at Trend Micro and RiskIQ have pulled the curtain away from a new Magecart sub-group that managed to insert card skimmer code into more than 200 companies by using a third-party vendor as an unwitting accomplice.
The lethal LoJax malware thought to be the handiwork of hacker group Fancy Bear (APT28) came to light only this past May, but most likely had been wreaking havoc since late 2016.
Research from Forcepoint Security Labs has revealed that the Telegram encrypted messaging service isn't quite as secure as users might like to think.
The Department of Justice has charged two Ukrainian nationals for hacking into the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) computer system to steal confidential corporate information and sell it to the highest bidder or to make trades.
Five popular hosting platforms were found to have glaring security weaknesses in a study by Website Planet.
Researchers have developed proof-of-concept malware capable of compromising Building Automation Systems after discovering two critical bugs in a BAS programmable logic controller (PLC).
New report reveals UK is particularly exposed to IoT security failings, in spite of industry guidelines introduced by government last year.
Positive Technologies researchers have released details concerning the vulnerabilities patched last month in the Schneider Electric car charging stations.
Hacker-for-hire Daniel Kaye has been sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court to 2½ years in prison for a campaign of cyber-attacks against a Liberian telecoms company that took the entire country offline.
Security researchers discover DNS hijacking attacks are targeting telecoms firms and governments and are being linked back to attackers in Iran.
Multiple researchers are linking the Ryuk ransomware that disrupted the operations of multiple US newspapers in late 2018 to the Emotet and TrickBot trojans.
The man accused of hacking into Pippa Middleton's iCloud account is now wanted by US authorities for allegedly blackmailing healthcare companies.
A man convicted of launching DDoS attacks against two Boston-area health care facilities was sentenced in US District Court on Thursday to 10 years in prison.
Cisco issued 18 fixes for vulnerabilities spanning its product line including a critical flaw which could be triggered by a malicious email and another flaw which could enable a permanent DoS condition forcing the affected device to stop scanning and forwarding messages.
Some Reddit users discovered they were locked out of their own accounts earlier this week after an apparent credential stuffing attack compelled the popular website to invoke password security measures.
Google's introduction of DNS-over-TLS is another step in securing the internet's inherently insecure legacy domain resolution system.
A Polish security researcher has created an automated tool for cracking two-factor authentication systems in phishing attacks, a tool he has made publicly available.
A new malware dubbed ICEPick-3PM is stealing device IP addresses en masse since at least spring 2018.
The National Security Agency (NSA) will demonstrate a free and open-source tool for reverse engineering malware with the hopes of improving security rather than undermining it.
The US Supreme court Monday declined to hear Fiat Chrysler's appeal in a class action lawsuit claiming the automaker knew its vehicles were vulnerable to cyberattacks as early as 2011.
A 20-year-old man arrested in connection with the release of personal details of nearly 1,000 politicians, celebrities and journalists in Germany has reportedly confessed to his involvement.
At least one threat actor is using a combination of the info stealer Vidar and GandCrab ransomware to put a double whammy on their victims.
An old hoax targeting WhatsApp users has reportedly reemerged, attempting to scare users by falsely warning them not to download a supposed video that contains dangerous malware.
German police have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of hacking German politicians and celebrities while cyber agency admits it knew about attacks weeks before informing police and politicians.
Web fonts are being used as a substitution cypher in a novel attack to bypass security scanners, according to new research from Proofpoint.
The hacker who's taken credit for compromising connected devices such as printers and smart televisions in support of YouTube star PewDiePie has gone dark, apparently due to fears of prosecution as well as death threats.
Politicians from chancellor Angela Merkel and the German president down have been hit by a massive data breach which was allegedly being shared on Twitter since before Christmas but only came to light last night.
Once again a spyware disguised as Android applications has made its way into the Google Play store with some of the malicious apps being downloaded more than 100,000 times by users across the globe last year.
The details of 30,000 Australian government workers in Victoria has been accessed in an attack which is thought to be the first high-profile data breach of 2019.
Some of the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets were found to be vulnerable to firmware, side-channel, microcontroller and supply-chain attacks, although manufacturers are maintaining their products are secure.
There has been a surprising decrease in the number of malicious URLs being operated in the wild, according to the latest research from Unit 42 at Palo Alto.
Security researcher Mike Godfrey had been criticised by the cyber-security community for an unauthorised proof-of-concept attack against the Twitter accounts of several celebrities.
A cyber-attack Saturday believed to have been launched by a foreign actor against Tribune Publishing disrupted the distribution of newspapers across the country, including The Los Angeles Times.
A clever phishing attack targeting Electrum Bitcoin wallets has resulted in the theft of more than US$ 750,000 (£591,000) worth of cryptocurrency at the time of writing.
A continued rise in cryptojacking and growth in coin-miner malware returned to unprecedented levels after a temporary slowdown in the second quarter of 2018 highlight the trends in McAfee Advanced Threat Research's December report.
Zscaler ThreatLabZ researchers identified a new DoS bot family named Siren that uses 10 different DoS methods to carry out attacks.
While 2018 was a big year in the EU for data protection and cyber-security legislation, legislators in the US were also busy with new laws to protect the citizenry.
More extensive that ever: AI-driven chat-bots to Zero-day mining as a service, Fuzzing; 5G, successes & failures of GDPR, loss of faith in the public internet, the IOT, breaches, Sim-jacking, skills shortage, ROI, death of privacy, failure to evolve and a host of novel new threats and solutions.
Despite the plunging value of cryptocurrencies, cyber-criminals are still distributing cryptomining malware and many analysts expect the problem to only worsen in 2019.
A recently discovered phishing campaign has been targeting financial sector employees in the US and UK with remote access trojan payloads stored on a Google Cloud Storage domain.
IoT devices are being targeted ever more ruthlessly by cyber-criminals who are also stepping up attacks on the financial sector, according to McAfee's threat report.
The Wall Street Journal was hacked and had a page defaced by the apparent fans of the online personality PewDiePie.
Twitter's share price has taken a tumble following revelations that the social network is investigating a potential nation-state hacking attack.
Bug in API granted developers access to Facebook users' images even if those images had been uploaded but not published to the user's timeline.
Hacker behind PewDiePie-themed printer attack claims to be doing it to highlight lax cyber-security.
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