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IT Security News

Microsoft Office 365 Gets Built-in Ransomware Protection and Enhanced Security Features

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April 06, 2018 , 07:14 am

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting big businesses, hospitals, financial institutions and individuals worldwide and extorting millions of dollars.

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Facebook admits public data of its 2.2 billion users has been compromised

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April 04, 2018 , 09:12 am

Facebook dropped another bombshell on its users by admitting that all of its 2.2 billion users should assume malicious third-party scrapers have compromised their public profile information.

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New Android Malware Secretly Records Phone Calls and Steals Private Data

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April 03, 2018 , 09:00 am

Security researchers at Cisco Talos have uncovered variants of a new Android Trojan that are being distributed in the wild disguising as a fake anti-virus application, dubbed "Naver Defender."

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Microsoft's Meltdown Patch Made Windows 7 PCs More Insecure

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March 29, 2018 , 07:58 am

Meltdown CPU vulnerability was bad, and Microsoft somehow made the flaw even worse on its Windows 7, allowing any unprivileged, user-level application to read content from and even write data to the operating system's kernel memory.

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Alleged Mastermind Behind Carbanak Crime Gang Arrested

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March 30, 2018 , 11:58 am

Attackers, purportedly hailing from Korea, are stepping up their malware campaign with three new techniques ranging from abusing UAC and targeting Windows 10.

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Microsoft Fixes Bad Patch That Left Windows 7, Server 2008 Open to Attack

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March 25, 2018 , 08:58 am

Microsoft released an out-of-band security update that corrected a faulty patch that left Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 open to attack.  

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Alleged Mastermind Behind Carbanak Crime Gang Arrested

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March 20, 2018 , 12:58 pm

The suspected leader behind the cyber crime group that targeted banks to rack up more than one billion Euros in damage over the past few years has been apprehended, according to the Spanish National Police.

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Facebook Woes Continue as FTC Opens Data Privacy Probe


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March 18, 2018 , 10:58 am

The Federal Trade Commission on Monday announced it is launching an investigation into Facebook's data privacy.

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