On Wednesday the FBI published a public service announcement warning that high-impact ransomware attacks are threatening U.S. businesses and organizations. The PSA covers the basics of what ransomware is and how it infects its victims. Of note, but not surprise, is the FBI’s advice to victims of ransomware attacks notContinue Reading

Zendesk has disclosed a security breach impacting some customers who registered with the service prior to November 1, 2016. The customer service software company says a hacker accessed personal information of approximately 10,000 customers that had Zendesk Support and Chat accounts. The company said it discovered the breach on SeptemberContinue Reading

A security researcher going by the handle “axi0mX” has discovered a supposedly unpatchable iOS vulnerability affecting six generations of Apple devices. The anonymous researcher published code demonstrating the flaw on GitHub earlier today, and within a few hours, others in the cybersecurity community appear to have verified that the exploit works. The vulnerability isContinue Reading

Microsoft said in an advisory that a remote code execution vulnerability exists in some versions of Internet Explorer. Users could be unknowingly infected. The advisory reads in part “In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit the vulnerability through Internet Explorer andContinue Reading