The creation of DNS infrastructure by cybercriminals to unleash exploit kits increased 75 percent in the third quarter of 2015 from the same period in 2014, according to Infoblox.
Yan Zhu, a Technology Fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has unearthed a flaw in the Gmail Android app that can lead to very effective phishing attacks.
Researchers from Tencent's Xuanwu Lab have proved that a specially crafted barcode can be used to execute commands on a target system, saddle it with malware, or perform other malicious operations.
When in 2010 a team of computer scientists at Cambridge University demonstrated how the chip and PIN system used on many modern payment cards can be bypassed by making the POS system accept any PIN as valid, the reaction of the EMVCo and the UK Cards Association was to brand the attack as "improbable".
Adobe has released on Tuesday security updates that address multiple vulnerabilities in Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player.
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