The shift from payment cards with magnetic stripes to EMV chips was supposed to stomp out card cloning, except cybercriminals appear to have figured out a workaround.
Microsoft strikes another nail in the SHA-1 coffin with the announcement that all updates that had been signed using SHA-1 hash will be removed from the Microsoft Download Center.
A buffer overflow (CVE-2020-10713) in the GRUB 2 boot loader can allow an attacker to gain code execution on many Linux systems and possibly some Windows computers.
Decipher editors Fahmida Y. Rashid and Dennis Fisher are joined by a panel of security experts to discuss the evolution of ransomware attacks and how groups are now focusing on enterprise targets.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a “private industry notification” last week that attackers are increasingly using amplification techniques in distributed denial-of-service attacks. There has been an uptick in attack attempts since February, the agency’s Cyber Division said in the alert.
The EARN IT Act would create a flood of state laws regulating Internet use and curtail the use of encrypted services, Sen. Ron Wyden says.
Katie Moussouris, hacker and CEO of Luta Security, joins Dennis Fisher for a long overdue conversation about vulnerability management, bug bounty programs, and assessing risk.
A malware framework known as MATA that targets Windows, Linux, and macOS machines has been attributed to the Lazarus group tied to North Korea.
The European Union’s Court of Justice ruling to strike down Privacy Shield means non-European companies must provide privacy controls that align with European data protection laws for European users regardless of where that information is stored or transferred.
Zoe Lindsey and Peter Baker join Dennis Fisher to break down the 1974 Francis Ford Coppola paranoid classic The Conversation, a film that predicted today's surveillance culture and is a master class is social engineering and hacking.
US and UK intelligence agencies say a Russian attack group known as APT29 is targeting organizations associated with COVID-19 vaccine research.
Google Cloud Confidential VMs, now in beta, allows customers to run workloads in the cloud on data that is encrypted while it's in use.
DNS issues are bad news, and SigRed is among the worst: Microsoft fixes a flaw in Windows DNS Server which has a severity rating of 10 and is believed to be wormable.
A vulnerability in a NetWeaver component (CVE-2020-6287) that can be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker has been patched by SAP.
Mozilla will reduce the valid lifespan of TLS certificates in its root store to 398 days in a move to limit exposure for keys and certificates.