The malware known as ThiefQuest or EvilQuest also has spyware capabilities that allow it to grab passwords and credit card numbers.
A lack of dedicated funding and resources made it hard to keep data secure—and that was before classes moved almost entirely online.
Apple's browser is getting serious about security protections. If you can't or won't switch, don't worry: you don't have to fall behind.
Because the relevant Supreme Court precedents predate the smartphone era, the courts are divided on how to apply the Fifth Amendment.
Plus: Evil Corp hacking, an anti-encryption bill, and more of the week's top security news.
After releasing over a million hacked law enforcement files, DDoSecrets got banned from Twitter. But it has no plans to slow down.
Kenton Varda gets dozens of messages a day from Spanish-speakers around the world, all thanks to a Gmail address he registered 16 years ago.
Starting today, the search giant will make a previously opt-in auto-delete feature the norm.
At WWDC, the company detailed a litany of privacy-friendly improvements to its software.
The so-called BlueLeaks collection includes internal memos, financial records, and more from over 200 state, local, and federal agencies.
Computers constantly give off more information than you might realize—which hackers can use to pry out their secrets.
Thinking of boosting your SMS security by switching to Signal? These tips make sure your messages come with you—even to a new phone.
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A series of WikiLeaks disclosures that exposed a trove of the intelligence organization's secrets could have been avoided, a task force found.
Their CEOs have pledged support for reform amid the George Floyd protests—while their lawyers are fighting to preserve law enforcement’s advantage in court.
Blizzard has suspended or closed over 74,000 accounts in the last month, as bots have upended the game's economy.
The video conferencing platform had previously said that only paid accounts would get the feature—a move privacy advocates roundly decried.
Amid worldwide protests over racism and police violence, lawmakers are once again turning to the devices as a tool for reform.
Secondary Infektion appears to be a distinct effort from the meddling of the IRA and GRU—and it went undetected for years.
The so-called Ripple20 vulnerabilities affect equipment found in data centers, power grids, and more.