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Healthcare Sector Facing Rise In Ransomware Attacks

The Department of Health and Human services has issued a warning to healthcare providers to be on high alert for the SamSam strain of ransomware, which has been used to attack ...

All Twitter Passwords Exposed, Change Your Password Now

Twitter shot itself in the foot recently but is working hard to get out in front of the problem.  According to a recent blog post, the company experienced an issue with ...

Some VW and Audi Cars May Be Hacked Through WiFi

Thanks to researchers Daan Keuper and Thijs Alkemade (who work at the Dutch cyber-security firm Computest), newly produced Golf GTE and Audi A3 vehicles are a little bit safer, and a ...

Use Caution Traveling, Hackers Now Have Keys To Hotel Rooms

Score one for the good guys, but with hesitation. Unfortunately, in today's fast-moving digital world, even a victory doesn't mean the end of a problem. Recently, a pair of researchers (Tomi ...

Hackers Can Use PDF Files To Access Windows Credentials

Security researcher Assaf Baharav from Check Point Security has discovered a new twist on an old, fairly well-known attack.  He was able to essentially "weaponize" PDFs to steal Windows credentials stored ...

WiFi Sync on iOS Vulnerable To TrustJacking

Owners of Apple devices have a new attack vector to worry about, called "TrustJacking."  Symantec researchers recently stumbled across a pair of scenarios that take advantage of Wi-Fi syncing of various ...

Information On 48 Million People Leaked Through Massive File

File this one away under self-inflicted wounds.  It has recently come to light that a company called LocalBox left a massive data file vulnerable on a cloud server.  The data file ...

New Malware Takes Screenshots and Steals Your Passwords

Recently, a new strain of malware called "SquirtDanger" has been found by researchers at Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, and it's a particularly nasty one for a couple of reasons.  First ...

Bank Employee Steals Info On Over A Million Customers

Atlanta-based SunTrust Bank is the 12th largest bank in the US. They have a major problem, and so do roughly a million and a half of its customers.  According to CEO ...

Researchers Find Major Vulnerabilities In Banking Apps

Do you do your banking online?  If so, there's bad news in the form of a report recently released. Security researchers tested a variety of websites using a proprietary tool they ...

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