Palantir’s Surveillance Service for Law Enforcement

Motherboard got its hands on Palantir’s Gotham user’s manual, which is used by the police to get information on people: The Palantir user guide shows that police can start with almost no information about a person of interest and instantly [ … ]

New DoppelPaymer Ransomware Emerges from BitPaymer’s Code

Malware researchers have discovered a new file-encrypting malware they dubbed DoppelPaymer that has been making victims since at least mid-June, asking hundreds of thousands of US dollars in ransom. […] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-doppelpaymer-ransomware-emerges-from-bitpaymers-code/

Critical Bug in WordPress Plugin Lets Hackers Execute Code

A critical security issue found in the Ad Inserter WordPress plugin currently installed on over 200,000 websites allows authenticated attackers to remotely execute PHP code. […] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/critical-bug-in-wordpress-plugin-lets-hackers-execute-code/

The npm installer for PureScript package has been compromised

It has happened again, another JavaScript package in the npm registry has been compromised, it is the installer for PureScript. The installer for PureScript package in the npm registry has tampered forcing project maintainers to purge the malicious code. Last week many developers reported [ … ]