Software called Linux.Wifatch compromises routers and other Internet of Things devices and appears to try and improve infected devices’ security.… Read the rest
Gatekeeper is supposed to stop any application which has not received official clearance from Cappuccino invading the sacred walled garden of rounded rectangle perfection.… Read the rest
The AV software was incorporated into a Dr Web product called Shield which miffed the owner of the VXer malware.… Read the rest
The Electronic Frontier Foundation [EFF] claims that researchers could have uncovered Volkswagen emissions cheat sooner if the carmaker had not hidden behind the DMCA.… Read the rest
A team at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB), has found that using readily available voice morphing software, hackers are able to administer voice imitation attacks to breach automated and human authentication systems.… Read the rest
Mozilla developer Cameron McCormack recently fixed bug 77999, enabling sharing of CSS-related data.… Read the rest
The Central Research Institute of Economics, Informatics, and Control Systems—a Moscow arm of Rostec has paid $150,000 to hire a law firm tasked with negotiating a way out of the deal, according to a database of state purchase disclosures.… Read the rest
The Office of Personnel Management had originally said that only 1.1 million fingerprint records had been stolen.
The disclosure, according to Reuters, means that 21.5 million American citizens had their social security details stolen.… Read the rest
Gartner said the increase in spend is due to government initiatives, more legislation and highly publicised data breaches.
But because of the strength of the US dollar, pricing in some regions will rise by as much as 20 percent and that will force customers to reduce spending towards the end of this year.… Read the rest
One would think that a company being watched like a hawk to make sure that it did not spy on customers to sell secrets to the Chinese government would be super careful.… Read the rest