Staying safe online is no easy task
Two dozen security alerts in one day affecting many routers, range extenders, and Wi-Fi systems
In the grim dark future of cyber-warfare, there is no insurance
Programmers must be educated about strong coding practices
Don't leave memory cards in the devices you sell
"Arrr, beware of RisePro, matey"
In a nutshell: In another showing of why downloading pirated software, games, movies, etc., can be riskier than it's worth, cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new information-stealing malware distributed through fake websites hosting pirated and other illegal content.
After recent LastPass incidents, it might be time to consider other password manager options. Highly sought-after options include Bitwarden and KeePassXC, although there's a wider variety of choices that include the likes of Keeper, 1Password, Nordpass and Dashlane although not all of them are free.
The August incident compromised some users' data, too
Company banned lawyers suing it from its venues, identifying them with facial recognition
PSA: Ad blocking is perhaps one of the most controversial aspects of browsing the web today. Users agree that it declutters web pages, but they also deny ad revenue to many sites that need it (like TechSpot). However, law enforcement agencies admit that ad blocking also mitigates some security risks that online advertising introduces.
Two unprotected S3 buckets contained troves of confidential information
Ransomware attacks are ongoing: a recap of major recent incidents, including this week's hit on The Guardian
What just happened? Despite IT security efforts worldwide, ransomware attacks show no sign of slowing down. Various organizations like technology manufacturers, the media, and governments have suffered major incidents this year. The latest and potentially last major attack in 2022 has struck the 201-year-old British newspaper.
A costly keyboard with a nasty surprise inside, or just a macro bug?
Nvidia has released a new driver update that addresses potential security issues for older GeForce GPUs that are no longer supported by Game Ready or Studio drivers.
"Wormable" flaw could unleash the same chaos the world saw with WannaCry
Fancier and more dangerous than a bear on drugs
The update should reappear in Windows Update over the next few days
Group signed a kernel driver that disabled security software
Two zero-day and six critical vulnerabilities have been patched
A community database-backed tool for detecting dependency vulnerabilities
What just happened? Antivirus and anti-malware programs are supposed to be the most trusted type of software installed on a PC. Exploiting this well-known status quo, a security researcher created a data-wiping tool potentially capable of erasing all the data present on a system.
Revised European rules for digital certificates would be a downgrade
Vanuatu's government won't say whether it was ransomware