Flash Exploit Found in Seven Exploit Kits

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailAn Adobe Flash Player vulnerability used by the Sofacy APT gang was also found in seven of the top exploit kits, according to an analysis by Recorded Future. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Former Expedia employee hacked bosses to net $350,000 in ‘get-rich-quick scheme’

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe former IT-staffer is facing up to 25 years jail for insider trading ploy. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Nintendo offers hackers up to £15,500 to find 3DS security vulnerabilities in bug bounty programme

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe reward amount will range between £78 and £15,681. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Dailymotion data breach leaves over 85 million user accounts exposed

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe cyberattack is believed to have occurred in October and allegedly involves theft of user email addresses. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Collection including first nine games rumoured for PS4 and Vita

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailNew report indicates Square Enix has huge plans for 2017’s anniversary of beloved series. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Are toys spying on your kids? ‘Smart toys’ could be hacked to listen in on conversations

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailLack of security in internet-connected toys means anyone can listen in on your kids’ conversations. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Google Debuts Continuous Fuzzer for Open Source Software

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailA new Google program OSS-Fuzz is aimed at continuously fuzzing open source software and has already detected over 150 bugs. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Nation-state hacking from Russia and China set to continue into 2017, experts warn

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailMost of the biggest hacks that will happen in 2017 are ‘already under way.’ FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Cybercrime network Avalanche brought down by global operation

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe joint operation successfully sinkholed around 800,000 domain strong botnet infrastructure. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Chris Sacca: ‘Silicon Valley must stand up to Trump or risk destroying tech, America and the planet’

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailVenture investor Chris Sacca told the audience at Slush 2016 that the US tech industry cannot stay neutral. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail