vulnerability

Three new Spectre-style flaws revealed
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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
OpenEMR flaws left millions of health records exposed
Clinician's computer meltdown
Security

OpenEMR flaws left millions of health records exposed

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

Hackers use insecure routers to mine cryptocurrencies

The attack exploits a flaw that was previously patched
3 Aug 2018
Chrome 67 comes with a memory hogging Spectre fix
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
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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
IoT revenue opportunity to exceed $1 trillion by 2025
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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
Why we’re ignoring the real lesson of WannaCry
hacking and ransomware
WannaCry

Why we’re ignoring the real lesson of WannaCry

One year on, why does no one WannaLearn?
11 May 2018
Github weathers world's largest DDoS attack
distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Github weathers world's largest DDoS attack

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

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
Flaw in Telegram app could spread malware
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
cyber warfare

Utility companies face £17m fines over poor cybersecurity

Government penalties come amid fear of nation state cyber attacks
29 Jan 2018
Intel's Meltdown and Spectre patches causes PC issues
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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Western Digital urges customers to patch NAS drive backdoor
Security

Western Digital urges customers to patch NAS drive backdoor

Security researcher discovers hard-coded flaw in storage appliances
8 Jan 2018
Why Raspberry Pi's immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs
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
Keylogger discovered in hundreds of HP laptops
spyware

Keylogger discovered in hundreds of HP laptops

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

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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Intel confirms widespread flaws in desktop and server chips
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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
Apple and Google begin patching “devastating” Wi-Fi exploit
Security

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

Microsoft has already rolled out fixes for KRACK flaw
17 Oct 2017
Hack on popular Chrome plugin spams ads to one million users
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
Netgear customers warned to stop using flawed routers
vulnerability

Netgear customers warned to stop using flawed routers

Netgear identifies at least eight router models affected by remote access bug
13 Dec 2016
Microsoft patches 'critical vulnerability' in Windows
Security

Microsoft patches 'critical vulnerability' in Windows

The patch fixes a flaw that allowed hackers to elevate security privileges and install backdoors
9 Nov 2016
Malwarebytes cops to anti-malware vulnerability
Security

Malwarebytes cops to anti-malware vulnerability

Server-side vulnerability has been fixed, but client-side product will take another four weeks
4 Feb 2016
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AVG's Web TuneUp Chrome add-on poses security risk
Security

AVG's Web TuneUp Chrome add-on poses security risk

The vulnerability overrides security features in the Chrome browser built to stop personal data being distributed
31 Dec 2015
Mobile batteries become prime target for hackers
mobile security
Security

Mobile batteries become prime target for hackers

The juice packs could broadcast information about their users that even the hard drive can't
4 Aug 2015
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