Google has started to discourage the use of outdated and vulnerable browsers by displaying older versions of its search engine, according to the BBC.
Google has patched 50 severe security flaws in the Chrome browser, including a remote code execution, according to an announcement.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Syrian Electronic Army hacked the Twitter account of the Israel Defence Force (IDF) and posted fake warnings about nuclear accidents, according to The Register.
An anti-piracy music site from Argentina was hacked and transformed into a Pirate Bay proxy after the owner sued the illegal downloads site, according to hackersnewsbulletin.com.
The number of phishing sites rose 10 per cent in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year -- and the US ranks first among countries hosting phishing sites, according to a report by the Anti-Phishing Working Group.