Hackers have been found targeting several vulnerabilities in different servers to secretly install cryptomining software and generate digital currencies using victims' resources.
Hackers have targeted a slew of banks worldwide in recent years to gain illegal access to the Swift network and initiate fraudulent money transfers.
"We take the security of personally identifiable information very seriously," California's Department of Fish and Wildlife said.
For their roles in what US prosecutors have called "one of the largest" known cybercrime schemes, two Russian nationals were handed lengthy prison terms this week.
GPU manufacturers are scrambling to deal with rapidly rising demand for graphics cards.
The new variant of AndroRAT disguises itself as an app called TrashCleaner, which once installed, can allow hackers to perform various malicious activities.
Foreign office minister for cybersecurity Lord Ahmad has criticised Russian military for the NotPetya attack that crippled Ukraine and 64 countries.
"Salon never has access to your personal files or information during this process," the media site notes.
Widely believed to be linked to the North Korean regime, Lazarus Group has been linked to the 2014 Sony hack and the WannaCry ransomware attack in 2017 among others.
The hacker group created customised chat apps with backdoor functionalities for both Android and Windows.
The vulnerability allowed hackers to install a backdoor that allowed them to gain remote control of victims' systems.
Recruiting and radicalising supporter online could soon become a thing of the past for the Islamic militant group
Over the past few months, security experts have observed a steady rise in cryptojacking attacks, malware-based miners and browser-based cryptominers.
Over the past few months, researchers observed an uptick in phishing campaigns targeting several Olympics organisations by the Kremlin-linked hacking group Fancy Bear.
A recent campaign by Katie Price has helped make way for a review of online laws as the Government addresses the impact of cyberbullying.
The incident comes as cybercriminals increasingly look to tap into the growing digital currency market with cryptojacking attacks, malware and more
"Best international practice says that you don't talk about an attack," IOC spokesman Mark Adams said.
The nuclear facility houses a 1-petraflop supercomputer that is capable of performing around 1,000 trillion calculations per second.
"DNS is still often treated differently providing a golden opportunity to leak data," Forcepoint researchers said.
The three-year-old code was initially stolen by a former Apple intern who shared it with a group of five friends in the iOS jailbreaking community.
A separate database that contained personal details of 53,000 current and former Sacramento Bee subscribers was also compromised.
A group of North Korean hackers were sent to China and required to make up to $100,000 a year for the reclusive regime by any means, or face "severe" consequences.
Sources said that the Coincheck hackers are using the anonymity provided by the dark web to help launder the stolen cryptocurrency, which is known as NEM.
"For national security reasons, we cannot allow a foreign adversary to embed their technology in US government systems or critical infrastructure," Senator Marco Rubio said.
The case has been dubbed "one of the largest cyber fraud enterprise prosecutions ever undertaken" by the Justice Department.
"I clicked on it and instantly knew that I had been had," one retired Air Force major general, who was sent a dubious phishing link, said.
Swiss mobile phone operator says data systems were breached in 2017 and contact details of about 800,000 customers compromised.
The company said there is currently no indication to suggest this data was downloaded or accessed by any Mixpanel employee or third party.
Four men entered Oxford home, threatened occupants with firearm and forced victim to transfer bitcoin.
A cheap and easy-to-deploy hacking tool used by cybercriminals to covertly hijack computers has been dismantled in an international policing operation.
For anyone typing quickly or letting browser autocomplete lead them to the "right" website, they may be just one letter away from being led to the dubious phishing website.
"Those infected devices are actively trying to spread malicious code," researchers said.
Cybercriminals managed to infiltrate the site and install maliciously modified copies of the Firefox, OnyX and Deeper applications.
The social media influencers included in this database, mostly young and female, span across the globe from France to the rest of Europe and the US.
Similar to other ransomware, Scarabey demands a Bitcoin payment from victims after infecting their system and encrypting all files.
Trend Micro has observed hackers abusing session-replay scripts to view what a victim does on every site they visit during a browsing session.
The FBI has identified four variations of the scam that claimed the recipient has been a victim of a fraud scheme or a cybercrime.
The malware includes a slightly modified Gh0st remote access trojan designed to act as a backdoor that researchers said is "very similar" to attacks linked to the Iron Tiger group.
Smart sex toys made by German company 'Amor Gummiwaren GmbH' contained multiple security vulnerabilities that could let hackers remotely take control of vibrators.
BeeToken has confirmed the phishing attacks, warning users to be wary of emails and Telegram messages asking for funds.
"It is interesting to see a new ransomware being distributed via exploit kits in what so far seems to be a few ongoing campaigns," researchers said.
The bot spreads using the NSA's EternalBlue exploit that was leaked by the hacking group Shadow Brokers in April last year.
A post-Brexit intelligence-sharing agreement is vital to ensure British and European security, the former heads of MI6 and GCHQ have said.
Google Play store riddled with malware and viruses but elite engineers promise work underway to clean up shop.
Experts found that the highest number of leaked credentials, 555,000 credentials, came from the financial sector.
Since it is fileless and uses legitimate system software, researchers say it is "difficult, if not impossible" for companies to detect and block it.
Car-sharing company GoGet's CEO, Tristan Sender, said they did not notify affected customers sooner based on the "strong advice" of NSW police.
The UK government's surveillance regime used by intelligence agencies to collect internet activity and phone records is unlawful, judges ruled Tuesday (30 January).
"Timing is the only thing that links the two so far," a cybersecurity expert said.
"We have observed another instance where a threat actor looks to be using political events to target individuals or organizations within the Palestine region," researchers said.
Lenovo warned that sensitive data stored by the software, including users' Windows login credentials and fingerprint data, is encrypted using a weak algorithm.
Hackers targeted Bitcoin payments of LockerR ransomware, GlobeImposter ransomware, Sigma ransomware and others.
"Mining cryptocurrency through ads is a relatively new form of abuse that violates our policies and one that we've been monitoring actively," a Google representative said.
Scammers pretending to be from Experty sent out a fake pre-ICO announcement email that encouraged users to send money to an Ethereum wallet that wasn't affiliated with the company.
"This should be treated as a call to action to take appropriate steps to protect their ATMs against these forms of attack and mitigate any consequences," ATM vendor NCR said.
Security researchers found that Dridex and BitPaymer ransomware, share several similarities in code and evasion techniques.
Hackers stole over $500m from Coincheck, a major Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, in the biggest cryptocurrency heist to date.
Privacy violations at ride-hailing companies may not be limited to Uber, as multiple sources claimed this week that Lyft staffers have previously spied on passengers.
Around 15 to 30 million people have likely been affected by the new Monero mining campaign, which was launched just four months ago.
The Dutch intelligence agency reportedly gained access to Cozy Bear's networks in 2014 and also located the hacker group's headquarters.
Interestingly, researchers noted that their analysis of the Hide 'N Seek bot revealed it can be leveraged for far more nefarious activities than launching DDoS attacks.
The malicious malware is designed to find and harvest a slew of sensitive data including credentials, browser data and even cryptocurrency wallets
Security experts found the code for the Masuta botnet on the dark web, which led them to link Satori and Masuta.
The charges come as governments around the world increasingly look to regulate cryptocurrency trade and exchanges amid the hype surrounding digital currencies.
Cybersecurity experts warned that the group was targeting multiple International Olympic Wintersport Federations in the second half of 2017.
Security experts analysed over 18,000 apps across 20 app stores to find that 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps were still available to users.
Parents across the world have been left outraged after a children's app downloaded from Google's official marketplace contained threatening and violent messages.
A major incident has reportedly been declared at a number of NHS hospitals across England and Wales after alleged IT failures hit data centres Wednesday (24 January).
A technology forum based in Malaysia is under investigation after publishing details of a major data breach which included the personal details of more than 220,000 organ donors.
The discovery comes as cybercriminals increasingly tap into cryptocurrency as lures, payment options or attacks.
While Governor David Ige was informed within minutes that the alert was a mistake, he took 17 minutes to share that piece of information on Twitter.
"It is also possible for an attacker to take control over the profile pictures the user sees, swapping them for inappropriate content," researchers said.
"With a maximum child tax credit of $1,000 per child, that is a potentially significant return on investment," researchers said.
The security researcher said Uber marked his bug report as "informative", which means it contains "useful information but did warrant an immediate action or fix".
Hackers frequently look to target and exploit curious users by tapping into trending issues, events in the news or widely publicised ones in their attacks.
Intel has disclosed that the patches were causing devices to reboot unexpectedly among other "unpredictable" behavior.
Clarke is the latest in a slew of US conservative political figures and reporters targeted by the Turkish hacking group.
Malicious websites used to generate password details for the fintech network "IOTA" are reportedly to blame for the theft of nearly $4 million from users' cryptocurrency wallets.
"Since both the Chrome and Firefox extensions mostly add themselves through forced installs, it's not always possible to avoid getting them," researchers said.
Over the past few years, DDoS attacks have become more sophisticated, common and cheaper to carry out as a popular tool in cybercriminals' arsenal.
The disclosure comes several days after users who purchased products on OnePlus' website reported credit card fraud earlier this month.
A 21-year-old computer hacker from the UK who made more than $700,000 by selling malware on the dark web has been jailed after being found guilty of multiple cybercrime charges.
Security researchers suspect that the Necurs botnet may be giving the new Dridex campaign a boost – something the botnet has done before.
The data breach is suspected to be the work of an "advanced and professional" hacker or hacker group, and could impact nearly half of Norway's population.
The Lebanon-linked hacker group has successfully targeted mobile devices of military personnel, medical professionals, journalists, lawyers, activists and more.
Hackers are using new Microsoft Office bugs to spread Zyklon in a new spam campaign targeting the telecommunications, insurance and financial services industries.
For several months, a primary router of the Muscat Securities Market has both its username and password as "admin".
More than 50 Android apps on Google's Play Store found to be housing malicious code hackers could use to steal Facebook passwords.
High-risk vulnerabilities found in SinVR app leaked personally identifiable information of customers for around five days.
Swisscoin is an obscure cryptocurrency and its trading was briefly suspended after it was reported to be a ponzi scheme.
The Satori variant comes less than a month after hackers posted the working code for a Huawei router exploit, which was used by the original Satori botnet, for free.
The attack comes just days after the group hacked the accounts of India's top diplomat to the United Nations and World Economic Forum president.
The hacker claimed that the sale of the malware's source code made him "very rich", which experts suspect may be true.
A fresh bug affecting iOS and Apple Macs can let pranksters crash your Apple devices via a simple text message, a security expert has revealed.
Researchers spotted the extensions while investigating a recent suspicious spike in outbound network traffic from a customer's work station.
ARC-embedded processors are found in a wide range of internet-connected devices including cars, mobiles, TVs and cameras.
The photo is making waves on social media and has already drawn criticism, outrage and ridicule online.
North Korean hackers have increasingly targeted cryptocurrency firms and users to generate funds for a country squeezed by sanctions and trade restrictions.
The malware is believed to have been created by a nation-state and has reportedly been publicly available online for nearly a month.
A US hospital has paid hackers $55,000 (£39,900) to restore control of its computer systems after they were infected with a strain of ransomware known as "SamSam".
UK's spy nerve centre hopes old cypher will pique interest of young girls who have code-breaking knack and inspire them to join the service as adults.
Skygofree dubbed "one of the most powerful spyware tools" ever spotted exposed by cybersecurity researchers.
Researchers say hackers are constantly looking to exploit anxious users, particularly during widely publicised events such as the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre flaws.
The latest attacks come as hackers increasingly target cryptocurrency using various nefarious methods amid the growing popularity and value of virtual currency.
The website was abruptly shut down in January 2017 leading many to believe the service was raided by law enforcement.
The critical vulnerability in the popular Transmission BitTorrent app was exposed by Google Project Zero researchers.
A 24-year-old cybercriminal who ran an online "product-testing service" for criminal hackers called reFUD.me has pleaded guilty to computer misuse and money laundering.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has launched an investigation after a number of customers who used its website to purchase products complained of attempted fraud.
A US hospital has been forced to shut down its computer systems for days after criminal hackers infected its network with file-locking ransomware and demanded payment.
This isn't the first time hackers have targeted crypto-related businesses and exchanges in recent months.
"We will show you the power of the Turk!" the hackers tweeted from the compromised accounts.
"The only differences, at least at first glance, are the misspelling of Telegram," security researchers warned.
OSX MaMi is a DNS hijacker but also features a slew of other malicious capabilities, security researchers said.
The fake article appeared on the All Whites' official website claiming his resignation was effective immediately.
Malicious code that displays pornographic advertising on Android applications, including several intended for use by children, has been found lurking in 60 gaming apps.
The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the Senate.
A 26-year-old man has been charged in US federal court for playing a role in the so-called "Fappening" phishing scheme that terrorised celebrities with nude photo leaks.
A newly-disclosed Intel security flaw impacting most corporate laptops can let hackers with physical access to computers bypass passwords in "less than 30 seconds".
The data-stealing malware is also capable of performing click ad frauds, remote command execution, sending SMS and more.
A new report from Chatham House has warned that cybersecurity "vulnerabilities" could lead to accidental nuclear wars, if not tackled by governments.
Researchers presented their findings at the Real World Cryptosecurity conference in Zurich.
Refugees, defectors and journalists who have escaped Pyongyang's clutches targeted by mobile malware via social networking and chat apps.
The malicious banking malware has been spotted targeting users in Russia and other Russian-speaking countries.
"We greatly regret this error and we apologise to all Mac users," Apple said in a statement.
Phillip Durachinksy was alleged to have created malware that installed onto unsuspecting computers, giving him control over the compromised machines, including the webcam.
Netflix users are being warned to avoid clicking on suspicious email links after a phishing scam was uncovered that security experts say is designed to steal credit card details.
A Twitter profile linked to suspected Russian hackers, which last year pushed out stolen health documents of Olympic athletes, resurfaced on Wednesday - leaking files.
The group has been using this attack technique in campaigns since at least July 2016, ESET researchers said.
The attacks are thought to have begun after a security researcher published a proof-of-concept exploit in December.
The Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect nearly every modern processor and impact a range of devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets and servers.
"A person cannot live in those conditions for ever," Ecuador's foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said.