Hackers 

Tech Vendors, Law Enforcement Team to Take on Ransomware

Intel Security and Kaspersky Labs worked with international law enforcement agencies on a website that offers decryption keys for several variants of ransomware.

Using a Neural Network to Improve Social Spear Phishing

Researchers from ZeroFox build a tool that employs neural networks to trick unsuspecting Twitter users.

How to Hide Malware with a Digitally Signed Executable

Deep Instinct reveals flaw that could potentially enable a security certificate bypass in Microsoft applications.

MICROS Hackers Hit Five More POS Companies

The hackers targeted weaknesses in the vendors' servers, then attempted to steal login information and use it to access retailers' POS systems.

DARPA's Machine Challenge Solves CrackAddr Puzzle

Mike Walker, the DARPA program manager responsible for the Cyber Grand Challenge, details how autonomous systems solved a decade-old security challenge. [VIDEO]

Russian Hackers Hit Oracle's MICROS POS

It's not yet clear how many customers may be affected.

Black Hat: What Are the Tools of Car Hacking?

Time, energy and money, not a lack of tools, are keeping researchers from investigating automobile security, say Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek. [VIDEO]



3.7 Million People Affected by Massive Data Breach at Banner Health

A wide range of information was exposed, from credit card numbers to patient data.

Black Hat: Researchers Reveal PIN Pad Risks

PIN pads from multiple vendors are potentially at risk from attack, according to researchers from NCR. [VIDEO]

Hacking Hotel Keys and Point of Sale Systems at DEFCON

At DEFCON security researcher is set to reveal how magnetic stripes are at risk from exploitation.

The Black Hat Kaminsky DNS Flaw: Eight Years Later

At Black Hat 2008, security researcher Dan Kaminsky revealed flaws in DNS that he claimed could have crippled the internet. Eight years later what was the real impact?

5 Freaky but Real Application Security Threats

There are some new application security threats in town, and they are pretty scary.

Clash of Kings Data Breach Exposes 1.6 Million Accounts

The exposed data includes user names, email addresses, IP addresses, device identifiers, Facebook data, and hashed and salted passwords.

HackerOne Continues to Grow Bug Bounty Business [VIDEO]

Alex Rice, co-founder and CTO of HackerOne, discusses how his firm is growing the bug bounty model.

3 Data Protection Tips, in Light of Proposed Cybersecurity Laws

Proposed cybersecurity legislation is making business owners nervous – with good reason. These tips will help you be prepared no matter what Congress does.

Hacker Selling 655,000 Stolen Medical Records for $700,000

The stolen records include full names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, mailing addresses and insurance information.

Acer Hacked

Names, addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates and CVV codes were accessed.

Russian Hackers Hit Republican, Democratic Presidential Campaigns

Hackers breached the DNC's network. and targeted Trump's and Clinton's campaigns along with some Republican PACs.

Myspace, Tumblr, Fling Breaches Exposed 465 Million Accounts

The data, all of it dating back to 2013 or earlier, is being offered for sale online.

Anonymous DDoS Attacks Hit Central Banks of Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands

'[O]ur target is the Global Banking Cartel,' the hackers stated.

IoT Security Begins with Risk Assessment

Weigh benefits of IoT devices against potential security risks to determine on a device-by-device basis if the technology should be used, experts advise.

Hackers Breach Goldcorp, Lifeboat, Qatar National Bank

A wide range of data, from login credentials to employee payroll information, was exposed.

Pwnie Express CEO Riding Ahead Into the Enterprise [VIDEO]

Paul Paget, CEO of Pwnie Express, discusses how his company is evolving to meet the next generation of threats and what is driving the business forward.

Breaches in Turkey, Philippines Expose 100 Million Citizens' Personal Data

A wide variety of personally identifiable information was accessed in both cases.

Leading New York Law Firms Hacked

A recent American Bar Association survey found that one in four law firms with at least 100 attorneys have experienced a breach.