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Merriam Webster updates tech word list—and you will believe which ones...

Enlarge / Not very popular, apparently.Clearly Merriam-Webster doesn't do A/B tests. (credit: Merriam-Webster) The dictionary makers at Merriam-Webster continue sticking to their once-a-year...

Threat Attribution: Misunderstood & Abused

Despite its many pitfalls, threat attribution remains an important part of any incident response plan. Here's why. Threat attribution is the process of identifying actors...

Find Out If Your Google Account Has Been Hacked

The Gooligan malware attack targeting Android devices has infected more than a million Google accounts and growing by 13,000 new users a day.It affects...

1 million Google accounts compromised by Android malware called Gooligan

Ron Amadeoreader comments 47 Share this story Researchers say they've uncovered a family of Android-based malware that has compromised more than 1...

Powerful backdoor/rootkit found preinstalled on 3 million Android phones

Enlargereader comments 37 Share this story Almost three million Android phones, many of them used by people in the US, are vulnerable...

VU#624539: Ragentek Android OTA update mechanism vulnerable to MITM attack

Vulnerability Note VU#624539 Ragentek Android OTA update mechanism vulnerable to MITM attack Original Release date: 17 Nov 2016 | Last revised: 17 Nov 2016

Loop of Confidence

With the arrival of Apple Pay and Samsung Pay in Russia, many are wondering just how secure these payment systems are, and how popular...

Definitely not another Stuxnet, researchers claim as they demo industrial control...

Undetectable ghost in the controller Black Hat EU Security researchers have come up with another way to hack Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) at industrial plants. Ali...

Infected Android phones could flood America’s 911 with DDoS attacks

One killer trojanised app or $100k of hardware is enough. A research trio has shown how thousands of malware-infected phones could launch automated distributed denial...

Stealthy, tricky-to-remove rootkit targets Linux systems on ARM and x86

Security researchers have identified a new family of Linux rootkits that, despite running from user mode, can be hard to detect and remove. Called Umbreon,...

Pokémon-loving VXer targets Linux with ‘Umbreon’ rootkit

We told you Pokémon are evil, but no, you wouldn't listen A Pokemon fan has brewed up a stealthy rootkit targeting Linux. Trend Micro senior threat...

Feds pin brazen kernel.org intrusion on 27-year-old programmer

EnlargeIldar Sagdejev reader comments 23 Share this story In August 2011, multiple servers used to maintain and distribute the Linux operating system kernel...