Tax season is when identity theft pays off for cybercriminals, and it can happen to anyone. Even Lifehacker’s Eric Ravenscraft has been affected by identity theft.
Ransomware is scary. Ransomware thwarted by a newbie mistake? Hilarious. One software developer’s example code was used in a real species of ransomware, and he easily unraveled the malicious program.
Trained experts and civilian volunteers both can be helpful in times of emergency, but volunteer drone operators may be doing more harm than good when they respond alongside the professionals.
The practice of constant patching in software development has made its way to malware development, and now the bad guys are reacting faster than ever to vulnerabilities in their own code.
An exploit for the Android-based Stagefright bug has been discovered by security researchers. That means that the millions of Android devices running versions 5.0 and 5.1 are vulnerable to a remote attack.