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‘Cloak and dagger’ vuln rolls critical hit against latest Android versions

Malicious combination of legitimate permissions A distinct class of Android vulnerability has been unearthed by computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.…

Pokémon Go hackers getting put in Pidgey-filled purgatory

Niantic appears to be using machine learning to hide rare Pokeacute;mon from bot makers.

Examining the FCC claim that DDoS attacks hit net neutrality comment...

Attacks came from either an unusual type of DDoS or poorly written spam bots.

Does Valve really own Dota? A jury will decide

Federal court case could hinge on 2004 forum post granting "open source" license.

BrandPost: Are You Burning Money in Your Public Cloud?

By Gary Thome, VP and Chief Engineering at HPE, Software-Defined and Cloud Group More and more businesses are moving to the public cloud for at least a portion of their workloads.

And why shouldnrsquo;t they? Itrsquo;s an attractive model – with low upfront costs and the speed and agility you could only dream about a few short years ago.Yet, many still have legitimate concerns about public cloud.
Irsquo;ve touched on a few of these in previous articles – high profile cloud outages, latency issues, and questions regarding control, security, and compliance.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

OpenVPN Audits Yield Mixed Bag

The results of two audits of the open source software OpenVPN were shared late last week. One found two legitimate vulnerabilities, the other said the service is cryptographically "solid."

Session Hijacking, Cookie-Stealing WordPress Malware Spotted

Researchers spotted a strain of cookie stealing malware, injected into a legitimate JavaScript file, masquerading as a WordPress core domain.

False Positives: Why Vendors Should Lower Their Rates and How We...

In pursuit of a high cyberthreat detection rate, the some developers of cybersecurity solutions neglect the subject matter of false positives, and unfairly so. Regretfully, only then does the idea dawn on these developers that high-quality protection from cyberthreats involves not only prevention but also a low false-positive rate.

Cloudflare changes abuse policy but refuses to “censor the Internet”

Network operator was criticized for forwarding abuse reports to racist sites.

Microsoft’s Windows warning: Hackers hijacked software updater with in-memory malware

Advanced attackers are using a blend of in-memory malware, legitimate pen-testing tools and a compromised updater to attack banks and tech firms, warns Microsoft.

Google Docs Phishing Attack Abuses Legitimate Third-Party Sharing

Phishing messages appear nearly identical to legitimate requests to share Google documents, because in many ways, they are.

All your Googles are belong to us: Look out for the...

An e-mail disguised as a Google Docs share is ingenious bit of malicious phishing.