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WannaCry

US charges North Korean hacker with WannaCry and Sony hack

A North Korean programmer is accused of conducting cyber attacks on behalf of the government
7 Sep 2018
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Flaw in Fiserv banking platform exposed personal data

The exploit, which has now been patched, affected customers banking with hundreds of financial institutions
29 Aug 2018
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Security

"Incredibly dangerous" RCE flaw found in Apache Struts 2

Experts indicate it could lead to a second Equifax-level data breach
23 Aug 2018
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penetration testing

Vulnerabilities in web apps at the heart of 73% of breaches

Pen test analysis finds 43% of companies have low or extremely low levels of security
17 Aug 2018
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Security

Three new Spectre-style flaws revealed

New bugs mark the third critical vulnerability to exploit speculative execution
15 Aug 2018
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Security

OpenEMR flaws left millions of health records exposed

A total of 23 critical vulnerabilities were left unpatched until last month
8 Aug 2018
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CoinHive is a tool that allows web browsers to mine for cryptocurrencies in the background
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Hackers use insecure routers to mine cryptocurrencies

The attack exploits a flaw that was previously patched
3 Aug 2018
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Security

Chrome 67 comes with a memory hogging Spectre fix

New Site Isolation feature will use about 10-13% of memory to cut down side-channel attacks
13 Jul 2018
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Researchers uncover new exploits in voice-powered assistants

'Voice squatting' and 'voice masquerading' are new methods attackers can use to steal users' information
31 May 2018
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Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT revenue opportunity to exceed $1 trillion by 2025

More than half of IoT devices will be deployed in enterprises as the market shifts away from connectivity
31 May 2018
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WannaCry

Why we’re ignoring the real lesson of WannaCry

One year on, why does no one WannaLearn?
11 May 2018
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Github weathers world's largest DDoS attack

The site had just ten minutes of downtime
2 Mar 2018
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Intel faces 32 lawsuits over the Meltdown and Spectre flaws

Filing suggests there'll be more to come, with customers angry over exploits and Krzanich's shares sale
19 Feb 2018
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Security

Flaw in Telegram app could spread malware

Multipurpose malware delivered to desktops to carry out cryptocurrency mining
13 Feb 2018
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Utility companies face £17m fines over poor cybersecurity

Government penalties come amid fear of nation state cyber attacks
29 Jan 2018
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Security

Intel's Meltdown and Spectre patches causes PC issues

The company is working on a fix, but recommends people check out Google's Retpoline solution in the meantime
19 Jan 2018
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Security

Western Digital urges customers to patch NAS drive backdoor

Security researcher discovers hard-coded flaw in storage appliances
8 Jan 2018
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vulnerability

Why Raspberry Pi's immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs

The tiny $35 microcomputer is your safest bet to avoid the crippling chip flaws
8 Jan 2018
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Keylogger discovered in hundreds of HP laptops

HP patches touchpad driver, but hackers could exploit flaw to spy on users
11 Dec 2017
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UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources

Cyber cops will be on their own once Britain leaves the EU
1 Dec 2017
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Security

Intel confirms widespread flaws in desktop and server chips

Bugs in Intel's firmware allow remote code execution, data exfiltration and more
21 Nov 2017
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Security

Apple and Google begin patching “devastating” Wi-Fi exploit

Microsoft has already rolled out fixes for KRACK flaw
17 Oct 2017
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Security

Hack on popular Chrome plugin spams ads to one million users

The author says a phishing scam led to the theft of admin credentials
3 Aug 2017
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vulnerability

Netgear customers warned to stop using flawed routers

Netgear identifies at least eight router models affected by remote access bug
13 Dec 2016
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