VTech says its app store for its high-tech toys has been hacked, with reports indicating at least 4.8 million accounts have been breached.
As Brazilian consumers seek Black Friday offers online, many are putting their information at risk, according to research.
Books on hacking, defense, and attacking are very hit and miss.
The developers of Zen Cart, the popular open source shopping cart software used by over one hundred thousand websites, have released patches for several vulnerabilities, including a critical flaw that can be exploited for remote code execution.
Users’ real IP addresses have been exposed by some VPN service providers that offer port forwarding, experts warned on Thursday.
According to VPN company Perfect Privacy, five of nine tested service providers exposed their users’ real IP address, but others might be affected as well.
The CryptoWall 4.0 ransomware is being spread via exploit kits, with the Nuclear exploit kit (EK) being the first major crimekit to infect machines with this type of malware, Rackspace security researcher Brad Duncan has discovered.
LANDESK, a Utah-based company that provides IT and security management services, has suffered a data breach in which employee information may have been compromised, and possibly even product source code.
NCC Group, a provider of IT and escrow, assurance and domain services, announced on Tuesday that has agreed to pay roughly $141.5 million (€133.25 million) to acquire Netherlands-based IT security firm Fox-IT.