Honda has said it is dealing with a cyber-attack that is impacting its operations around the world. It added that the problem was affecting its ability to access its computer servers, use email and otherwise make use of its internal systems. The firm – which makes motorcycles, cars, generators and lawn mowers, among other products… Read More


The operators of the REvil ransomware have launched a new auction site used to sell victim’s stolen data to the highest bidder. REvil, otherwise known asSodinokibi, is a ransomware operation that breaches corporate networks using exposed remote desktop services,spam,exploits, andhacked Managed Service Providers. Once established on a network, they quietly spread laterally through the company… Read More


A picture may be worth a thousand words, but apparently one image is worth potentially thousands of headaches for Android users recently. The noted tech information leaker Ice Universe this weekend posted a warning about an image that if set as wallpaper will soft-brick Samsung and Google Pixel phones. Soft-bricking triggers Android devices to continuously… Read More


An exhaustive inquiry published today by a consortium of investigative journalists says a three-part series KrebsOnSecurity published in 2015 on a Romanian ATM skimming gang operating in Mexico’s top tourist destinations disrupted their highly profitable business, which raked in an estimated $1.2 billion and enjoyed the protection of top Mexican authorities. The multimedia investigation by… Read More


Google faces a $5 billion class-action lawsuit over claims that it has been collecting people’s browsing information without their knowledge even when using the incognito browsing mode that’s meant to keep their online activities private. The lawsuit, filed in the federal court in San Jose, California, alleges that Google compiles user data through Google Analytics,… Read More


A U.S. military contractor involved in the maintenance of the country’s Minuteman III nuclear arsenal has been hit by the Maze ransomware, according to reports – with the hackers making off with reams of sensitive information. The company, Westech International, has a range of contracts with the military for everything from ongoing evaluation for the… Read More


The flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-12493, is an “improper access control” issue that could allow hackers to grant root access to the device without access control via network. The flaw could be exploited by low-skilled attackers, it was rated with a CVSS score of 10 and affects all OS versions starting with G4 SWARCO of CPU… Read More


Earlier this year, Bleeping Computer reported how invite links to private groups of messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram were visible on Google, letting anyone join the groups. This week, security researcher Athul Jayaram highlighted an issue with WhatsApp’s “wa.me” domain “leaking” contact phone numbers on Google. As stated by Jayaram and confirmed by BleepingComputer,… Read More


In the month of April, I found a zero-day in Sign in with Apple that affected third-party applications which were using it and didn’t implement their own additional security measures. This bug could have resulted in a full account takeover of user accounts on that third party application irrespective of a victim having a valid… Read More


Security firm Pen Test Partners ordered the 5GBioShield, and found that it’s just a cheap unbranded USB stick likely made in Shenzhen, China. PCMag editors select and review products independently. We may earn affiliate commissions from buying links, which help support our testing. Learn more. No, 5G won’t give you coronavirus. But that isn’t stopping… Read More