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Twitter discloses API vulnerability that allowed snoops to tie phone numbers to accounts

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Twitter has made "a number of changes to the endpoint" to fix the issue.

Airbus researcher explores ‘Stuxnet-type attack’ for security training

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The planemaker's cybersecurity subsidiary says it found a way to replicate how the famous malware executed code on programmable logic controllers.

Google makes safe logins more convenient by allowing smartphones to be security keys

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

It's the latest anti-phishing effort from Google's Advanced Protection team.

Scammers are using Play Store apps to serve ads that nobody can escape

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Most went live in September, and all share a similar code library meant to help avoid detection.

Trend Micro finds new mobile malware masquerading as a chat app

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

It looks like company found the malware before any victims were hit.

Mozilla ups bug bounty rewards to $15,000 on critical sites

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Now's your chance to help the Firefox-maker plug any holes that may have slipped passed the security team.

Google, Samsung patch voice assistant flaws that could have allowed access to device's camera

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Both companies fixed the issues in July.

Antivirus companies, anti-abuse nonprofits join forces to combat stalkerware

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

More cybersecurity companies are taking the software seriously, even though the apps are not typically flagged as malicious.

As iOS vulnerabilities emerge, a new app promises to detect hacked iPhones

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The app is available for $4.99 in the iOS store.

Microsoft says it will apply California privacy law across the country

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

As privacy-protecting legislation has stalled in Congress, California is one of a handful of states that have taken action.

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