More than five million passport numbers were stolen as part of the Marriott data breach, which the company says affected as many as 383 million people.
Google has patched a three-year0old bug in Chrome on Android that disclosed vital device and firmware information that could be used in attacks.
Office Space mixes the ennui of the late '90s tech industry and the pain of a dead-end job like no other movie. This is Deciphering Office Space.
Bug bounty programs fill a need, but the European Union's offer to pay bug bounties for vulnerabilities in open source forgets one thing: projects don't need more flaws. Open source projects need people to fix the flaws.
The government shutdown isn't impacting just security professionals working for the federal government. Corporate security teams have to pay attention to what public services are available and what aren't during this time period.
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Project Sonar data reveals that thousands of rsync servers on the internet do not require authentication, potentially exposing the files and servers stored on those servers to anyone curious enough to take a look.
The Justice Department and FBI targeted 15 sites that offer DDoS-for-hire services and charged three men with running some of the sites.
The movie Hackers has become a cult classic more than 20 years after its release and helped introduce hacking to the general public.
Even with a regular software update cadence, some vulnerabilities are serious enough to warrant an emergency fix. Microsoft has released an out-of-band update addressing a remote code execution flaw in Internet Explorer.
More than six months after the European data privacy regulation went into effect, we still don’t know how effective GDPR will be at protecting data privacy.
The threat of malicious cryptomining has not waned even as the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has plummeted in recent months.
Developers of secure messaging apps say there could be unforeseen long-range effects of anti-encryption laws in Australia and elsewhere.
The Data Care Act, introduced in the Senate this week, would provide large fines for companies that misuse, sell or share user data without permission or proper safeguards.
Decipher Editor-in-Chief Dennis Fisher is joined by Zoe Lindsey and Peter Baker of Duo Security to dive into hacker movie classic WarGames.