But the company won't say how the passwords are stored, which may indicate if they can be unscrambled by an attacker.
Researcher warn medical devices made by St. Jude Medical are at risk of attacks via SSH certificate reuse vulnerabilities and static credentials that can easily give hackers root access to key monitoring equipment.
At some point in the recent past -- he is not sure exactly when -- F-Secure's Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen coined the term 'cyber crime unicorn'. His purpose was to highlight the growing professionalism of cyber criminals; and the term caught on. Now he has asked the question seriously: could a ransomware product actually be a criminal tech unicorn; that is, a start-up business valued at more than $1 billion?
Dropbox called out to users who haven't changed their passwords since mid-2012, saying the login credentials are potentially at risk and should be updated.
Cyber threat intelligence comes in many different flavors that address different problems and different roles within the organization. At the end of the day, however, as with any cyber security-related capability, you need to answer the “so what” question. What does any of this intelligence mean? And does it help us achieve the desired outcome(s)?
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest on ShadowBrokers and Cisco, Sweet32, decryptors for the Wildfire ransomware, and some gaming forum breaches.
As the uptake of SSL grows, Tim Blombery, systems engineer at A10 Networks, said threat actors are increasingly leveraging SSL-based encryption to hide malicious activity.
As the Singapore government mulls over the role of VPNs in bypassing geo-blocks, any potential ban will unfairly penalise the use of such tools for security and privacy reasons and may drive content users to illegal downloads.
Apple rushed an emergency iOS update that patches three zero days being exploited in spyware sold to oppressive governments to monitor human rights activists and journalists.
France's and Germany's Interior Minister are urging the EU to consider implementing a law to get companies to decrypt encrypted communications.
Researchers develop WiKey technology that can sniff out keystrokes with 97.5 percent accuracy using an off-the-shelf Wi-Fi router and a $200 laptop.
The patch comes after the discovery of spyware circulating in the Middle East.