Security researchers discovered a new ransomware family called Unnam3d that moves targeted files into protected RAR archives and demands an Amazon gift card as ransom.
According to new research, exploit kit creators have been targeting some of the oldest and most common software flaws — even as the cyberthreat landscape shifts to more sophisticated attack vectors.
Adobe announced that it will stop supporting its Flash Player by 2020, but the company pledged to continue offering security patches for the next few years
HTML5 isn't perfect, but Flash simply can't complete. The HTML5 update will result in reduced power consumption and faster load times.
The popularity of threats such as the CryptoLocker ransomware highlights some security best practices that can help enterprises avoid attacks.
Users should pay particular attention to recent Patch Tuesday updates, which will fix several critical vulnerabilities in Windows products.
A recent threat report from Symantec found that zero-day vulnerabilities were found about once a week in 2015, representing a big increase from 2014.
WordPress sites are being affected by a Teslacrypt ransomware attack, which could leave users with out-of-date plugins or browsers exposed.
Internet Explorer is ending security updates for its IE8, 9 and 10 versions, pushing users to the most modern version of the browser.
Exploit kits using outdated versions of Adobe Flash and Acrobat are on the rise, and users must be aware of the malicious websites they connect to.