Monthly archives: July 2015


A pair of well-known hackers have proven that they can take over a car’s vital functions–including brakes and acceleration–from anywhere with an Internet connection. A pair of well-known hackers have proven that they can take over a car’s vital functions–including brakes and acceleration–from anywhere with an Internet connection. As described […]

Hackers figure out how to seize control of a car ...



A company known for visibility for network management launches a cyber security tool with a similar approach. If you’re familiar with Gigamon, you likely know them as the market-leading vendor in the emerging “visibility fabric” space. The company’s products provide businesses with pervasive and intelligent network data across physical and […]

Gigamon launches security delivery platform for visibility into malicious network ...



Microsoft Windows users have been told to download a security patch IMMEDIATELY following the discovery of a “critical” security flaw which has left one BILLION PC owners vulnerable. Microsoft has rolled out an emergency patch for a “critical” bug found in almost every version of Windows, including the upcoming Windows […]

Microsoft : One BILLION PCs left open to HACKERS


Toronto hackers threatened to leak details including the credit card information, nude photos and sexual fantasies of as many as 37 million customers of a dating website that caters to cheating spouses, the KrebsOnSecurity blog reported. The dating website AshleyMadison.com’s Canadian parent, Avid Life Media, confirmed the breach on its […]

Hackers threaten to leak sexual fantasies of cheaters


Ashley Madison, a dating website created for relationship cheating, has had its entire 37-million user database seized by hackers – including their names, sexual proclivities and even private messages. “The Impact Team”, as the hacking group calls itself, is demanding that Avid Life Media, which owns Ashley Madison, takes the […]

Ashley Madison hackers threaten to expose names and sexual fantasies ...



With Microsoft’s Wi-Fi Sense, people connect to open Wi-Fi networks. But does simplifying the connection process increase the peril? Some security experts think so. Wi-Fi Sense is a Microsoft Wi-Fi connection program that was first introduced in Windows Phone 8.1, and is now being ported to Windows 10. Microsoft considers […]

Windows 10’s Wi-Fi Sense draws security concerns



UCLA
University of California (UCLA) Health, which runs four hospitals, and drug retailer CVS Health’s photo service had millions of individuals’ private records exposed in a recent cyberattack, reports Reuters. UCLA Health said that hackers breached its network on May 5, and had accessed systems that contained personal information on about […]

Over 4.5m records exposed as UCLA Health and CVS Health’s ...







Another day, another round of security fixes. And it’s not even the first round of the day, if you count Adobe’s latest release. In Microsoft’s round of updates for July, the company has issued 14 bulletins fixing dozens of vulnerabilities in many Microsoft products, including Windows and Office. Three of the […]

Microsoft releases 14 security fixes in July’s Patch Tuesday



Internet users should take renewed caution when using both Adobe Flash and Oracle’s Java software framework; over the weekend, three previously unknown critical vulnerabilities that could be used to surreptitiously install malware on end-user computers were revealed in Flash and Java. The Java vulnerability is significant because attackers are actively exploiting […]

Java and Flash both vulnerable—again—to new 0-day attacks