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Recycling plastic trash before it can reach the ocean

Enlarge “One person’s trash is another’s treasure” is pretty much the organizing principle of the recycling industry.But what about the refuse that...

Speak Up: Ransomware Attack Uses Voice Recognition

New variant of Android ransomware comes with a bizarre twist.

Survey: 14% Of IT Execs Would Pay $500K To Avoid ‘Shaming’...

Bitdefender report shows how negative media headlines following an attack can cause financial damage, ruin business forecasts and severely damage reputations.

6.7 Percent of Programmes on Private UK PCs Are End-of-Life and...

Unpatched end-of-life programmes with vulnerabilities are attack vectors hackers can exploit Maidenhead, U.K. – February 22, 2017 – The average private user in the...

Financial cyberthreats in 2016

In 2016 we continued our in-depth research into the financial cyberthreat landscape. We’ve noticed over the last few years that large financial cybercriminal groups...

Researchers offer simple scheme to stop the next Stuxnet

Don't get rung out about planting bugs in ladder logic: they should be easy to spot One of the world's oldest programming styles, the...

Java and Python FTP attacks can punch holes through firewalls

The Java and Python runtimes fail to properly validate FTP URLs, which can potentially allow attackers to punch holes through firewalls to access local...

Hacks all the time. Engineers recently found Yahoo systems remained compromised

Some five months after Yahoo disclosed a security breach that exposed sensitive data for 500 million accounts, some of its systems remained compromised, according...

Would killing Bitcoin end ransomware?

Ransomware is running rampant.The SonicWall GRID Threat Network detected an increase from 3.8 million ransomware attacks in 2015 to 638 million in 2016.According to...

New(ish) Mirai Spreader Poses New Risks

A cross-platform win32-based Mirai spreader and botnet is in the wild and previously discussed publicly. However, there is much information confused together, as if...

Trump’s apparent security faux-pas-palooza triggers call for House investigation

Enlarge / U.S. President Donald Trump met with a group of government cyber security at the White House January 31, 2017 in...

Zuckerberg’s epic Facebook manifesto redacted to omit plans for AI to...

In an earlier version of his manifesto for Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that his vision for AI included monitoring 'private channels' for terrorists planning...