- VLC Media Player Allows Desktop Takeover Via Malicious Video Files
VideoLAN has released an updated version of its VLC Player to fix over a dozen bugs.
- Apple Sues Corellium Over iOS ‘Replica’ Security Testing Software
The phone company has sued the startup for copyright infringement.
- Post GandCrab, Cybercriminals Scouring the Dark Web for the Next Top Ransomware
A detailed look at underground forums shows that cybercriminals aren't sure where to look on the heels of the GandCrab ransomware group shutting its doors – and low-level actors are taking advant …
- Google Nest Security Cam Bugs Allow Device Takeover
Eight vulnerabilities would allow a range of attacker activities, including taking the Nest camera offline, sniffing out network information and device hijacking.
- Coordinated Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Government Agencies
Researchers say that the targeted ransomware cyberattack on 23 Texas local and state entities represents a shift from "attacks of opportunity" to more targeted, malicious attacks.
- Fake News and Influence: Information Warfare in the Digital Age
It's been around forever, but in a modern digital era marked by influence campaigns and deep fakes, information warfare has become much easier to carry out.
- ThreatList: 4.1B Records Exposed in Breaches in First Half of 2019
The number of exposed records has hit record highs in just the first two quarters.
- Breached Passwords Still in Use By Hundreds of Thousands
More than 300,000 users still utilize credentials that have been compromised – with people visiting video streaming and porn sites most at fault, Google found in a new study.
- News Wrap: DejaBlue Bugs and Biometrics Data Breaches
From the biometrics of one million being exposed, to new Microsoft Bluekeep-like threats, Threatpost discusses the top news of the week.
- HTTP Bugs Open Websites to DoS Attacks
Eight vulnerabilities in the HTTP/2 server implementations were found in vendors Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Apache.