The growing threat posed by ransomware and the possibility that cybercriminals will graduate from extorting end users to large corporations topped the worry list of IBM’s X-Force threat team in its Q3 threat intelligence report.
A Hong Kong-based website has been compromised to serve up malware through a just patched memory corruption vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
A former London-based State Department worker has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with an online hacking and sextortion scheme.
Impact Team has reportedly made a lot more Ashley Madison data available online and in the process teased the adultery site’s CEO over the breach’s validity.
DARPA has started accepting applications to develop a stronger defense against DDoS attacks.
Trend Micro’s second quarter threat report hit on several security issues, including threats that pose an actual physical threat to the public.
Mozilla has entered the pre-beta phase for testing an improved private browsing feature in Firefox.