Mozilla Foundation shares Internet health report

A new publication from the Mozilla Foundation, called the 2018 Internet Health Report, focuses on five areas of concern for the Internet.

Hacked websites install banking malware

Thousands of websites, including WordPress and SquareSpace, are unwitting victims in a banking malware scheme.

Uber increases FTC settlement after breach

Uber failed to disclose a major data breach in 2016, and now the rideshare company will have an expanded settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Secure HTTP connections now available for anyone

The nonprofit certificate authority Let’s Encrypt recently unveiled a new service that would allow anyone to get free “wildcard” certificates to enable secure HTTP connections for entire domains.

Meltdown patch causes problems for Windows 7

Windows operating systems are affected by the patch released to fix the Meltdown software bug.

New patch fixes Drupal vulnerability for 1M users

Drupal, an open source platform, released a patch for a “highly critical” remote code execution vulnerability in its 7.x and 8.x systems.

Malware attack hits Atlanta’s government

Hackers held Atlanta’s computer systems hostage for a week, hamstringing the ability of employees to get work done.

Threat: New bug puts 400K servers at risk

A new threat is exposing more than 400,000 servers to malicious activity.

Windows 10 flaw allows malicious websites

A recently discovered vulnerability in Cortana, the Windows 10 voice assistant, allows hackers to open malicious websites on a PC, even when it’s locked.

Research: 4G LTE networks may not be as safe as you think

Research from Purdue University and the University of Iowa reveals 10 new types of attacks that can be used against carrier networks.