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Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
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What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
11 Jul 2019
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Apple rolls out its own fix for Zoom zero-day

The exploit allowed websites to forcibly activate a user's webcam
11 Jul 2019
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How Mr. Robot ‘fudged’ its hacks to protect the public

Showrunners debated over how accurate to make the show’s exploits
5 Jun 2019
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WhatsApp call hack installs spyware on users’ phones

iPhones and Android devices are vulnerable to security flaw – WhatsApp recommends immediate app update
14 May 2019
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The Equifax Effect: Explaining the disaster

We take a deep-dive into how the credit agency got so much so wrong
15 Mar 2019
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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
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Internet Explorer and Exchange zero-days get patched

Exploit code is known to be in circulation for both vulnerabilities
13 Feb 2019
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Three key pillars of threat visibility

For a company to see what threats they’re up against, they need visibility into all the data available
28 Jan 2019
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Researchers ‘break’ Edge with zero-day remote code exploit

Proof-of-concept shows researchers opening the Chrome landing page from Edge via Firefox
5 Nov 2018
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Stuxnet is back, Iran admits

The infamous malware is back, and it's "more violent, more advanced and more sophisticated" than ever
1 Nov 2018
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Zero Day Initiative disclosed unpatched Microsoft Jet flaw

All supported versions of Windows affected by remote code execution bug
21 Sep 2018
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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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Samsung Galaxy S7 vulnerable to Meltdown hack

The flaw potentially effects tens of millions of users that still own the S7
8 Aug 2018
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Pretty Good Privacy isn't broken, says inventor

Phil Zimmerman and ProtonMail criticise EFF's advice that users delete PGP to deal with EFAIL
25 May 2018
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Intel delays patching new Spectre-like chip flaws

Patches for all operating systems and virtual machines may not be ready until later this year - report
9 May 2018
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Microsoft launches speculative attack bounty programme

Firm offers $250,000 reward for new side-channel attacks
15 Mar 2018
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Intel didn’t warn US-CERT of Meltdown and Spectre

Letters to lawmakers say Intel took six months to tell the US government about the exploits
26 Feb 2018
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Google’s Project Zero team discloses Edge browser bug

Microsoft didn't make the 90-day patch window, so Project Zero shared details with the world
20 Feb 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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Flaw in Telegram app could spread malware

Multipurpose malware delivered to desktops to carry out cryptocurrency mining
13 Feb 2018
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76% of local governments suffered a cyber attack in 2017

Many IT professionals are unsure how to combat the rise in attacks
8 Feb 2018
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Critical vulnerability discovered in OS X

Built-in security measures no match for Zero Day flaw, claims security firm
24 Mar 2016