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Locky ransomware returned with new ‘Diablo’ and ‘Lukitus’ variants

Locky ransomware has returned, bringing along an email spam campaign that affects its targets, using file-encrypting malware. The campaign unfolded on August 9, employing...

Symantec to sell certification business to DigiCert

Cybersecurity company Symantec and DigiCert, a business providing cryptographic solutions to enterprises, announced on August 2 an agreement under which the first sell their...

Open-source firewall to make phone networks a safe place

Of course, Signalling System 7 (SS7) has made public switched telephone networks (PSTN) more secure and effective. The protocol enables both data and voice...

Fake Tor Browser has no encryption at all, con trick alleged

Two weeks ago, Lawrence Abrams, the owner of BleepingComputer, found a fake Tor Browser called Rodeo Browser positioned as a tool built to ease...

Satellite phone encrypted communications can be cracked in real time

Conducted by Chinese security specialists, a new security research has shown there is another way to decrypt satellite phone calls, initially encrypted using the...

Wikileaks revealed BothanSpy & Gyrfalcon, alleged CIA’s SSH credential thieves

On Thursday, July 6, Wikileaks released documents on two projects, BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon, linking both to the CIA. The batch, named BothanSpy after the...

China restricts popular VPN services to strengthen the Great Firewall

The Great Firewall of China is the nation's Golden Shield project, which has been effective in censoring the Internet. The government has been also...

Researchers cracked GnuPG, patch available

Security researchers succeeded at cracking libgcrypt20, GnuPG’s cryptographic core: they got their hands on the entire 1024-bit RSA key after taking an advantage of...

Five vulnerabilities, two critical, found in OpenVPN

Security researcher Guido Vranken from Netherlands has discovered five security bugs in OpenVPN, one of which is a remote code execution vulnerability. In his...

French police reportedly seized at least six TOR servers after WannaCry attack

On May 15, cryptoactivist and TOR operator known as Aeris asked his colleagues to revoke trust in two of his nodes hosted on one...

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