HPE warns of 'critical' bug that destroys SSDs after 40,000 hours
Server & storage

HPE warns of 'critical' bug that destroys SSDs after 40,000 hours

Firm urges customers to upgrade firmware as soon as possible
26 Mar 2020
Google’s Project Zero rolls out automatic 90-day disclosures
vulnerability

Google’s Project Zero rolls out automatic 90-day disclosures

A raft of policy tweaks are aimed at instigating more thorough patch development and better patch adoption
8 Jan 2020
HackerOne bug bounty platform breached by its own user
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HackerOne bug bounty platform breached by its own user

The bug bounty specialist paid the hacker responsible a cool $20,000 for their efforts
6 Dec 2019
Google to offer $1.5m to anyone that can break a Pixel 4
bugs

Google to offer $1.5m to anyone that can break a Pixel 4

In a bid to make its Titan technology more secure, Google takes a page out of Apple's playbook
22 Nov 2019
Tech giants band together to form the GitHub Security Lab
bugs

Tech giants band together to form the GitHub Security Lab

The likes of Mozilla, Intel and Oracle have joined with Microsoft for the open-source project
15 Nov 2019
Equifax named the most Googled data breach of all time
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Security

Equifax named the most Googled data breach of all time

2014's Heartbleed takes the top spot for cyber threat searches
11 Sep 2019
Microsoft launches bug bounty programme Chromium-based Edge
Microsoft Edge
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Microsoft launches bug bounty programme Chromium-based Edge

The latest browser from Microsoft will offer rewards twice the value of the previous HTML build
21 Aug 2019
Decade-old flaw found in globally popular office phone
Security

Decade-old flaw found in globally popular office phone

Avaya's VOIP phones are used by 90% of Fortune 100 companies
9 Aug 2019
Security researchers now eligible for bug-hunting iPhones
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Security

Security researchers now eligible for bug-hunting iPhones

Apple also reveals tenfold increase to its bug-bounty rewards
9 Aug 2019
Nvidia urges businesses to upgrade drive after finding flaws
Security

Nvidia urges businesses to upgrade drive after finding flaws

GeForce, Quadro and Tesla GPUs are affected by bugs that could lead to local code execution
6 Aug 2019
USB-C bug in Windows 10 is slowing down systems
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bugs

USB-C bug in Windows 10 is slowing down systems

The annoying issue affects those running the October 2018 release of Windows 10
26 Jun 2019
Security researcher auctions off Windows 10 zero-days
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Security

Security researcher auctions off Windows 10 zero-days

The prolific bug hunter says she only wants to sell to non-western buyers
23 May 2019
Critical exploit leaves Cisco enterprise routers vulnerable
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Security

Critical exploit leaves Cisco enterprise routers vulnerable

Vulnerability in popular network hardware exposes core security module to remote hacking
14 May 2019
WordPress iOS app leaked security tokens to third-parties
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Security

WordPress iOS app leaked security tokens to third-parties

Security tokens can grant attackers access to website data without needing a password
3 Apr 2019
Cisco fails to fix two critical
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Security

Cisco fails to fix two critical

The remote-code execution and information disclosure bugs have been unpatched since January
28 Mar 2019
Chrome exploit worked hand-in-hand with Windows bug
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zero-day exploit

Chrome exploit worked hand-in-hand with Windows bug

Google has only seen the vulnerabilities actively exploited on 32-bit Windows 7 machines
8 Mar 2019
Teenage hacker makes $1m from bug bounty rewards
Bug bounty
bugs

Teenage hacker makes $1m from bug bounty rewards

Santiago Lopez exposed over 1,600 software bugs, including those in Twitter and Verizon
4 Mar 2019
Critical flaw in booking platform affects 141 airlines
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Security

Critical flaw in booking platform affects 141 airlines

Attackers could have exploited the bug to gain unauthorised access to flights with 44% of the world’s airlines
18 Jan 2019
Microsoft launches $20,000 Azure DevOps bug bounty programme
Microsoft Azure
Security

Microsoft launches $20,000 Azure DevOps bug bounty programme

Critical remote code execution flaws are the highest-paid, while denial-of-service attacks earn nothing
18 Jan 2019
Critical flaw delays major Ethereum upgrade
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blockchain

Critical flaw delays major Ethereum upgrade

The Constantinople Upgrade has been delayed after developers became aware of the issue one day before it was scheduled
16 Jan 2019
Misconfigured app exposed NASA data for at least three weeks
Space walk
Security

Misconfigured app exposed NASA data for at least three weeks

Names and email addresses accidentally made public in the second major security scare in as many months
14 Jan 2019
Adobe releases emergency fixes for two critical flaws
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Security

Adobe releases emergency fixes for two critical flaws

The bugs let an attacker execute arbitrary code and allowed privilege escalation via six iterations of the software
4 Jan 2019
The scariest security horror stories of 2018
phishing
Security

The scariest security horror stories of 2018

From data breaches to hardware vulnerabilities, these are the most embarrassing security blunders of the year
25 Dec 2018
Twitter suspected potential state-sponsored attack
cyber warfare

Twitter suspected potential state-sponsored attack

Malicious actors exploited two bugs with the platform's support form to gather hidden information, including phone numbers
18 Dec 2018