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A look into the Russian-speaking ransomware ecosystem

It is no secret that encryption ransomware is one of the key malware problems today, for both consumers and corporate users. While analyzing the...

Travel booking systems ‘wide open’ to abuse – report

Let me check my Rolodex... T for Travel Agent ... Legacy travel booking systems disclose travellers’ private information, security researchers warn. Travel bookings worldwide are maintained...

Prepare now for the quantum computing revolution in encryption

Whether quantum computing is 10 years away or is already here, it promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start...

Luggage Tag Code Unlocks Your Flights, Identity to Hackers

The security used for travel bookings worldwide is very poor and open to abuse. Booking a flight has become a simple process thanks to the...

An update on all the legal cases we thought would be...

EnlargeCary Bass-Deschenes reader comments 3 Share this story As a tumultuous 2016 draws to a close, one case distilled contemporary law enforcement, terrorism,...

Clever Facebook Hack Reveals Private Email Address of Any User

Christmas came early for Facebook bug bounty hunter Tommy DeVoss who was paid $5,000 this week for discovering a security vulnerability that allowed him...

Is Mirai Really as Black as It’s Being Painted?

The Mirai botnet, which is made up of IoT devices and which was involved in DDoS attacks whose scale broke all possible records, causing...

Nmap security scanner gets new scripts, performance boosts

The Nmap Project just released the Holiday Edition of its open source cross-platform security scanner and network mapper, with several important improvements and bug...

PayAsUGym breach exposes passwords

Firm wipes down password DB after hackers muscle in Fitness website PayAsUGym has been breached in a hack that may have exposed up to 400K...

Security! experts! slam! Yahoo! management! for! using! old! crypto!

Suits should have done more to protect users, rather than user numbers ANALYSIS Fallen web giant Yahoo! has been branded negligent for failing to tackle...

Microsoft Reports Attackers Compromising Cloud Virtual Machines

Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report says cyber-criminals are compromising virtual machines in the cloud as a way to vastly increase the scale of Distributed...

Op-ed: I’m throwing in the towel on PGP, and I work...

EnlargeChristiaan Colen reader comments 4 Share this story Filippo Valsorda is an engineer on the Cloudflare Cryptography team, where he's deploying and helping...