Blog Profile / Zero Day

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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

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Flaw-ridden bloatware puts nearly every Lenovo PC at risk from hackers

A security flaw in software that's preinstalled on millions of Lenovo devices lets malware run at the system-level.

FireEye CEO steps down as profit plummets

FireEye CEO David DeWalt will be replaced by Kevin Mandia in the wake of poor financial results.

After mystery hack, millions of logins for sale on dark web

Almost 60 million users are affected, making it one of the largest hacks to date.

Apple patches Xcode, fixes severe vulnerabilities

The tech giant has applied new security fixes for Xcode's git implementation.

ImageMagick vulnerability exposes countless websites to exploit

The image processing software gives attackers the chance to perform remote code execution through vulnerable domains.

Gozi banking malware mastermind ordered to pay $7 million in damages

The creator behind the malware has been sent behind bars and ordered to pay a hefty fine.

10-year-old uncovers Instagram security flaw, earns top bug bounty reward

The child has earned $10,000 after taking part in Facebook's bug bounty program.

Linux Foundation launches badge program to boost open source security

The initiative is designed to improve the security of open-source projects and push tech firms to adopt best practices.

LA judge decrees suspect must unlock iPhone with fingerprint

An alleged gang member associate has been compelled to unlock her iPhone using biometrics.

Researchers uncover Samsung SmartThings connected home security flaws

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered which could give attackers the virtual key to your home.

Microsoft expands bug bounty program

Researchers have a fresh target to explore for vulnerabilities with rewards reaching up to $15,000.

US spy court didn't reject a single government surveillance request in 2015

In more than three decades years, the FISA Court has only rejected 12 requests.

FBI may soon be allowed to hack computers anywhere in the world

A Supreme Court rule change will greatly expand the FBI's hacking capability, civil liberties groups have warned.

Suspect jailed indefinitely for refusing to decrypt hard drives

The judge in charge of the case says the suspect has "the keys to his prison in his own pocket."

Facebook complied with over 81 percent of US data demands

The social networking giant received almost twice as many classified national security demands as the year before.

CloudFlare offers HTTP/2 Server Push to boost Internet speeds

CloudFlare customers can tap into the protocol to shave loading times off their domains.

Qatar National Bank hacked; 1.4GB file archive leaked online

Qatar National Bank (QNB) has suffered a data breach leading to the theft of 15,000 sensitive files.

Minecraft community Lifeboat hacked; seven million accounts compromised

Minecraft fan community Lifeboat suffered a data breach in January leading to the leak of account data belonging to seven million users.

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