Archive for the ‘Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks’ Category
July 16th, 2019
Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be.
July 12th, 2019
Some deals are too good to be true, even on the most made-up holiday of all.
July 11th, 2019
Magecart hackers are casting the widest possible net to find vulnerable ecommerce sites—but their method could lead to even bigger problems.
July 9th, 2019
While it at first dismissed the vulnerability, Zoom says it will release a patch Tuesday night.
July 9th, 2019
All it takes is one wrong click, and the popular video conferencing software will put you in a meeting with a stranger.
July 7th, 2019
Modern network intrusions thrive on a counterintuitive trick: stealing passwords from computers that hackers have already compromised.
July 5th, 2019
Ransomware attacks, supply chain hacks, escalating tensions with Iran—the first six months of 2019 have been anything but boring.
July 1st, 2019
Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat.
June 29th, 2019
Robert Mueller will testify, malware wrecks IoT, and more of the week's top security news.
June 27th, 2019
A pair of recent findings show how hackers can compromise Excel users without any fancy exploits.