Google will reward all HTTPS web sites with higher search rankings in an effort to strengthen security, according to a blog post by the company
Australian security researcher Joshua Rogers says he has found a way to infiltrate PayPal accounts in spite of the two-factor authentication security feature, according to PC World.
Ten of the most popular IoT devices have been discovered to include “an alarmingly high average number of 50-60 vulnerabilities per device”, according to an HP research.
Security researchers, Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar plan to reveal how they can create a money-mining botnet using free trial and freemium cloud applications, according to Wired.
eBay company is facing a class action lawsuit over a data breach in May this year, on the grounds that the company failed to ensure the protection of the identity of all its customers, according to PCWorld.
The Wall Street Journal and entertainment site Vice.com sites were hacked and the Russians who did it posted screenshots of their user databases on Twitter, according to SC Magazine.
Cybercriminals breached 1,000 accounts of eBay’s StubHub , one of the largest online ticket marketplace for concerts, theater and sports, and made fraudulent ticket purchases, according reported the Associated Press via ABC News.
Facebook has announced it’s testing a new Buy button for direct purchases from within the social platform. The feature seeks to help businesses sell directly on Facebook on Pages and in News Feeds.
Chinese authorities claim that Apple’s iPhone location services pose a threat to national security threat as they can track and time-stamp users’ location, according toMyBroadband.
A 17-year old Norwegian was arrested for a massive DDoS attack that disrupted online services of several financial institutions and businesses in Norway, according to the thehackernews.com.
Canadian police arrested the owner of a Chinese aviation company for allegedly stealing military data from computer networks belonging to Boeing and other US aircraft companies, according to Ars Technica.
Two vulnerabilities in the popular password manager service LastPass have been fixed and disclosed, according to ITWorld. Both were discovered last year in August and were immediately addressed.
Nine out of 10 individuals who had their communications intercepted by the US National Security Agency were not considered surveillance targets and were regular internet users, according to a Washington Post investigation.
Banks from the European Union are advised to avoid accounts in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin until a legal framework is in place, according to the European Banking Authority (EBA).