Security

Ransomware ported to web languages poses serious threat

Security experts around the world have been reporting that there is a new type of ransomware threat on the Internet—one that has been written using HTML, CSS and Javascript—the programming languages of web pages. The ...

Security

Using blockchain contracts to build botnets

Blockchain is a decentralized ledger technology that secures the integrity of transactions through digital signatures and will be familiar to anyone who has investigated digital or "crypto" currencies. The technology has ...

Security

Global race to patch critical computer bug

Security experts around the world raced Friday to patch one of the worst computer vulnerabilities discovered in years, a critical flaw in open-source code widely used across industry and government in cloud services and enterprise ...

Security

Cybersecurity seen as rising risk for airlines after 9/11

After remaking their security procedures following the 9/11 attacks to stop airline hijackings, carriers are now faced with rising threats targeting computers and electronic equipment critical to their operations and safety.

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