WhatsApp, the popular messaging application that has roughly 1.5 billion users, now only allows messages to be forwarded to a maximum of 5 people in an effort to block attempts to abuse the platform for spreading false information.
Updates released on Tuesday by Adobe for its Experience Manager and Experience Manager Forms products address several vulnerabilities that can lead to information disclosure.
Russia's media watchdog Roskomnadzor launched "administrative proceedings" Monday against US social media giants Facebook and Twitter, accusing them of not complying with Russian law, news agencies reported.
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Japanese electronics and electrical equipment giant Mitsubishi Electric Corporation on Monday unveiled new technology designed to protect connected vehicles against cyber threats.
The developers of the popular open source video player VLC, which recently surpassed 3 billion downloads, have responded to criticism over the use of HTTP for software updates.
France's data watchdog on Monday announced a fine of 50 million euros ($57 million) for US search giant Google, using the EU's strict General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the first time.
The DarkHydrus threat group has added new functionality to the payloads used in recent attacks and is also leveraging Google Drive for command and control (C&C) purposes, Palo Alto Networks security researchers say.
Web applications can exploit browser extensions to access privileged capabilities and steal sensitive user information, including credentials, a researcher has discovered.
Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion users.
The website for a popular WordPress plugin was hacked over the weekend, when a former employee abused a previously implemented backdoor to take over the domain.
Japan-based electronics company Omron has released an update for its CX-Supervisor product to address several vulnerabilities that can be exploited for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks and remote code execution.
Hackers believed to be associated with the Russian government targeted the US Democratic National Committee (DNC) shortly after the 2018 midterm elections, court documents show.
Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday.
An updated version of the Fallout exploit kit recently emerged with an exploit for a recent Flash zero-day included in its arsenal, Malwarebytes Labs security researchers warn.
There is widespread scanning for a recently disclosed remote code execution vulnerability in the ThinkPHP framework, Akamai reveals.
Recent samples of the destructive Xbash Linux malware can uninstall cloud security protection products from infected servers, Palo Alto Networks reports.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill on Wednesday designed to provide privacy legislation for the entire nation -- that is, federal law. It is based on the Privacy Act of 1974, which was introduced post-Watergate to protect people from government storage and retrieval of personal data.
Barracuda Networks this week announced automated incident response capabilities are now available for customers using its Total Email Protection solution.
The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) this week announced new security standards for the design, development and maintenance of payment software.