Security risk in extensible text editors enable hackers to abuse plugins and escalate privileges.
Facebook is in hot water after acknowledging that a consulting group – that has worked on several high profile political campaigns, including that of President Donald Trump's – used the social media platform to harvest the data of 50 million users.
Threatpost's Tom Spring sits down with Flashpoint and Akamai to discuss how the two companies worked together to address the 2016 Mirai DDoS attacks.
Microsoft is looking to target new speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities – similar to Spectre and Meltdown – with a new bug bounty program.
Matt Tait gives a list of examples throughout history where politically motivated groups have used disinformation and hacking as part of a campaign to shape public opinion.
Intel is introducing hardware-based protections to its new chips to protect against the Spectre and Meltdown flaws that rocked the silicon industry when they were announced in early 2018.
Despite setbacks hackers behind GandCrab malware are pushing ahead with lucrative new ransomware strain thanks to quick-and-dirty agile development approach.
A Walmart jewelry partners' misconfigured AWS S3 bucket left personal details and contact information of 1.3 million customers in plain sight.
Security community takes a critical look at CTS-Labs' disclosure of vulnerabilities in AMD vulnerabilities found in EPYC servers, Ryzen workstationsm and Ryzen mobile offerings.
An Iran-linked group is linked to a massive spear phishing campaign that sends malicious Word Docs to victims in Asia and the Middle East.