A new ransomware attack called Thanatos demands payment in Bitcoin Cash, which contains a decryption bug that makes it impossible for attack victims to recover stolen files, reports security researcher Malware HunterTeam.
Data breach aficionado Troy Hunt has significantly updated his "Have I Been Pwned?" website in recent days, adding a data set of 2,844 breach incidents involving 80 million stolen records.
Sophisticated implants such as Gold Dragon, Brave Prince, Ghost419, and RunningRat allow hackers to steal sensitive data from systems owned by organisations involved with the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
A single file on the dark web with a database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials not only is the largest aggregate found there but it opens a trove of credentials to even the least sophisticated hackers.
A former NSA employee pleaded guilty to taking classified national defence information that was later stolen by Russian spies.
The Shadow Brokers Saturday posted a rant to voice their discontent over the lack of bids for the stolen goods.
There's one question that all business owners have asked themselves: "Why would anyone hack us?" The answer is simple, whatever customer data you have is of value and easily marketable.
The black market for trading hacking tools and stolen data is still immature, as evidenced by wild price fluctuations as criminals try to work out the true value of their assets.
Intel Security's new report, "The Hidden Data Economy" reveals that hackers are advertising stolen information on YouTube and then selling it on common websites.
Gemalto has released results of the latest Breach Level Index (BLI) report that looks at the state of global breaches for the first six months of 2015.