AuthorJai Vijayan Freelance writer

Retail Sector Second-Worst Performer on Application Security

A "point-in-time" approach to PCI compliance could be one reason why so many retailers appear to be having a hard time.

Internet-Connected CCTV Cameras Vulnerable to ‘Peekaboo’ Hack

Zero-day flaw in China-based NUUO's video recorder technology still unfixed three months after vendor was alerted.

New Xbash Malware a Cocktail of Malicious Functions

The new malware tool targeting Windows and Linux systems combines cryptomining, ransomware, botnet, and self-propagation capabilities.

2 Billion Bluetooth Devices Remain Exposed to Airborne Attack Vulnerabilities

One year after Armis disclosed 'BlueBorne,' a large number of Android, Linux, and iOS devices remain unpatched.

Creators of Tools for Building Malicious Office Docs Ditch Old Exploits

In their place is a collection of new exploits for more recently disclosed - and therefore not likely widely patched - vulnerabilities.

Apple (Finally) Removes MacOS App Caught Stealing User Browser Histories

The fact that the app likely has been exfiltrating data for years is "rather f#@&'d" up, says the security researcher who reported the issue to Apple one month ago.

The Best Way To Secure US Elections? Paper Ballots

Voting machines that do not provide a paper trail or cannot be independently audited should immediately be removed, concludes a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Silence Group Quietly Emerges as New Threat to Banks

Though only two members strong, hackers pose a credible threat to banks in Russia and multiple countries.

Attackers Employ Social Engineering to Distribute New Banking Trojan

CamuBot is a sophisticated banking malware aimed at the business customers of major Brazilian banks.

Botnets Serving Up More Multipurpose Malware

Attackers increasingly are distributing malware that can be used for a variety of different tasks, Kaspersky Lab says.