The campaign dubbed Operation Prowli was observed targeting vulnerable platforms, including CMS servers, backup servers, DSL modems and IOT devices to mine cryptocurrency, promote fake websites and run tech support scams,
All queries to the website's blacklist received a positive response so that spam filters believed the IP addresses were blacklisted.
Flashpoint researchers have come across several Telegram messaging channels being used to exchange HTTP injectors which can then be used to obtain free mobile internet access.
A now high-ranking member of the UK's Conservative Party admitted and apologized for hacking into her Labour opponent's website to post pro-Tory propaganda, a crime punishable by up to two years in prison.
A campaign pushing the potentially unwanted app downloader ICLoader was found also to be dropping malware in addition to its traditional advertising and useless software.
Researchers have found that browsers like Chrome and Firefox store a great deal of visitor information, much of which can be easily discovered and taken by cybercriminals.
The internet now has two front pages, but one is a fake created to scam Reddit fans or as phishing bait.
The second draft update of the landmark NIST CSF ups its value and ease of use.
A new strain of the Mirai IoT malware has been discovered following the publication of exploit code targeting networking equipment.
The Government Accountability Office said the security of the 2020 Census IT systems falls short and called for greater congressional oversight.
Microsoft is claiming that the latest version of Windows 10, the Fall Creator's Update, is the most secure version of the operating system yet released.
A 29-year-old hacker has plead guilty in German court to an attack last year which downed internet service all across the country.
Cisco on Monday released software updates to fix a critical remote code execution vulnerability in its WebEx browser extensions for both the Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers.
The vote, which had been anticipated and hotly debated, was cast along party lines.
The Federal Communications Commission blamed a website slowdown to DDoS attacks not a charge of protests led by "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver.
Threat Sharing should be a two-way street with all parties sharing relevant information with each other.
People in several Central and South American countries who want nothing more than to watch video online are being hit with a trojans that redirects the viewers to a new URL that contains malicious content.
While he didn't offer many details of the new plans - those will be released Thursday - Ajit Pai called the regulations on the internet adopted by the FCC two years ago, "heavy handed" and politically motivated.
A London police officer has purchased malware for mobile phones and computers that can intercept calls, emails and more.
Malicious hackers are taking advantage of broken internet infrastructure that could be fixed, said NCSC technical director Ian Levy in his keynote speech yesterday at CRESTCon & IISP Congress 2017.
As part of its #NoHacked campaign, Google has published figures on the state of website security, and the trend doesn't look good.
More than half of the internet traffic is already HTTPS encrypted for the sake of higher security. However, the encrypted traffic is used by cyber-criminals as well to hide their malicious activities from detection.
The US Federal Communications Commission has bowed to the telecoms lobby in blocking a regulation which would make ISPs take 'reasonable measures' to protect customer data.
"Cybersecurity is a service and the service is enterprise is risk management," City of San Diego Chief Information Security Officer, Deputy Director Gary Hayslip
A bipartisan group of legislators recently proposed a bill that would call for industry professionals to study how to secure connected vehicles.
Mozilla issued two security advisories covering Firefox and Firefox ESR that between them contain 33 security patches, five rated as critical.
Adobe's first Patch Tuesday of 2017 features 42 critical security fixes for its Flash Player and other products.