It's a good thing that IE will warn you before running outdated versions of important ActiveX controls, but it's such a small thing compared to what Microsoft could do.
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Thanks to a couple of security firms, users can unencrypt their Cryptolocked files without paying the ransom.
The maker of secretive FinFisher spyware -- sold exclusively to governments and police agencies -- has been hacked, revealing its clients, prices and its effectiveness across an unbelievable span of apps, operating systems and more.
In a perfect example of how politics can influence cyberattacks, new research reveals how the Israel-Hamas conflict is changing the security landscape.
A new service launched by the companies can decrypt files held to ransom on computer networks by Cryptolocker.
"SynoLocker" malware infects through a vulnerability in older versions of their NAS software. The attack demands 0.6 BitCoins (about $350) to decrypt files.
Cisco's security team says that exploit variety is gaining steam, and both the Internet of Things and point-of-sale system industries are fresh and popular targets for cybercrime.
If you dined at one of these specific restaurants, your credit card details may have been stolen.
In a rapidly shifting attack landscape against the backdrop of a hackers' black market worth billions, if you wait to pentest -- you lose.
According to reports, Chinese officials no longer approve the use of the two anti-virus software vendors.