[UPDATED] A US court has ordered a major dynamic DNS company, abused to distribute malware, to turn domain control over to Microsoft.
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After a weekend of questions and confusion, the company has decided not to stop using emails to notify customers of security issues
Kaspersky reports that brute force attacks against RDP servers are on the rise. But they don't work unless you have done a poor job securing your server.
UPDATED: Citing government policies, as of July 1 Microsoft will no longer use email to issue certain security notifications.
Irony aside, a lawmaker has pointedly reminded former NSA chief Keith Alexander that selling classified information is a felony.
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In only seven days, over half a million euros were stolen from a European bank's customers courtesy of a new banking Trojan campaign.
Some joker stuffed the virus signature into the return address for a Bitcoin transaction leading to Stoned virus detections when transactions are stored on-disk.
Proving that no one learned from Snapchat's security and privacy spectacle, people invested $1.2 million on an app that had no security. Despite the news it was hacked, Yo still isn't coming clean.