A ransomware gang is already abusing the zero-day vulnerability fixed by Microsoft
Hackers offer to hijack developer accounts and compromise legitimate apps
The company now recommends getting firmware only from official sources
Hackers have figured out how to infect public USB ports with malware
Too many calls to the Windows kernel were stealing Firefox's thunder
TL;DR: Google is moving along with its plan to merge the competing Nest and Google Home smart devices. Some of the older Nest and Dropcam products will stop working in a year, while Mountain View is trying once again to convince users to keep spending money every month on its cloud offerings.
In a nutshell: The Flipper Zero may look like a harmless child's toy from the 90s, but it's capable of far more. The Tamagotchi-like device has been used for everything from opening parking gates and tampering with fast food menus to reading credit card information through a person's wallet and pants. Unfortunately for Flipper, this scanning ability has earned a ban from Amazon, which now considers it a policy-breaking card-skimming device.
Bumper and taillight damage could indicate more than just another bad driver
Breaches happen far more often than we're told
The suspect allegedly hacked multiple public institutions
The bug could allow hackers to remotely access sensitive information
In a nutshell: Dozens of HP printers are vulnerable to a security issue that could potentially allow attackers to access sensitive information. The company is aware of the problem and is working on an update that will be rolled out later this year. In the meantime, HP is suggesting that users downgrade the firmware version of the affected models as a temporary workaround to mitigate the issue.
Any app allowing account creation must also allow in-app account deletion
The Department of Homeland Security advises users to change equipment immediately
NUIT-1 and NUIT-2 provide a path for silent attacks against smart speakers
The malware even escaped detection on VirusTotal
Don't reveal sensitive information to chatbots
"People should know the dangers of this"
What just happened? A whistleblower has leaked files from a Moscow-based defense contractor that allegedly show how the company works with Russian military and intelligence agencies to support them in hacking operations, training operatives, spreading disinformation, and scanning the internet for vulnerabilities.
The false positive-ridden antivirus service has gone mad again...
Mozilla won't abandon Microsoft's tried and tested platform anytime soon
Hackers and security researchers shined during the hack fest
Tesla called the exploits "annoying" but not serious
The move is in response to journalists, activists, politicians, and academics being surveilled by foreign governments
Google suspends Pinduoduo's Play store app, apps on Samsung, Huawei, and other stores likely unsafe
Things that are certain in life: death, taxes, and Emotet phishing operations