Researchers have uncovered a new malware family designed to target devices running Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. The threat has already been used to compromise more than 225,000 Apple accounts.
CoreBot is new information-stealing malware in the wild with a modular design that could turn the credential-stealing malware into something much worse.
Ashley Madison, the embattled website catering to affair-seeking clients, on Monday rejected predictions that it will soon be forced to shutter its operations, saying its troubles have been "greatly exaggerated."
Anyone who reads the news has probably sensed that breaches and hacking are on the rise. Breaches are constantly in the news whether in the form of sensational attacks against the likes of Ashley Madison or potentially more serious and far-reaching attacks such as those against Anthem Healthcare or the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
The United States is drawing up economic sanctions to target Chinese firms and individuals that profited from cyber attacks on American targets, the Washington Post reported Monday.
The report, citing administration officials, said President Barack Obama's government has not yet decided whether to put the sanctions in place but is now preparing the ground.