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The U.S. has charged a suspected Russian hacker with stealing information from LinkedIn, Dropbox and a question-and-answer site formerly known as Formspring.
The attacks that overwhelmed the internet-address lookup service provided by Dyn today were well coordinated and carefully plotted to take down data centers all over the globe, preventing customers from reaching more than 1,200 domains Dyn was in charge of.
Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies.
Attacks against DNS service provider Dyn resumed today after a two and a half hour lull, and could indicate a new application of an old criminal technology, experts say.
The maintainers of Linux distributions are rushing to patch a privilege escalation vulnerability that's already being exploited in the wild and poses a serious risk to Linux based servers, desktops and other devices.
Some of the biggest names on the internet – including Twitter, GitHub, Etsy, Spotify, the New York Times and the Boston Globe, among many others – were temporarily knocked offline by a DDoS attack that targeted DNS provider Dyn early Friday morning.
APT group FruityArmor exploited Windows GDI memory handling to break out of browser sandboxes and launch PowerShell in targeted attacks
Intel does not object to John McAfee using his personal name in connection with his business, but it objects to the use by the entrepreneur and security expert of the McAfee trade name and trademark in a way that could confuse or deceive consumers or dilute the brand.
The former National Security Agency contractor suspected of stealing U.S. hacking tools allegedly was found hoarding two decades' worth of classified materials.
Indian banks blocked or asked customers to change their PINs on 3.2 million debit cards after concerns about a security breach.
NetSkope edges CipherCloud and Bitglass in test of three ingenious and powerful cloud access security brokers.
Blown cover: Malware authors show how easy it is to get encryption wrong and, in the process, help security pros crack their code
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