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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

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Hacked TeamViewer users 'careless' in personal security

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The company has denied all responsibility for a recent spate of reports that user PCs have been compromised.

Lenovo begs users to uninstall Accelerator app in the name of security

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The Windows 10 software is riddled with security holes which could lead to device hijacking.

This anti-drone ray will soon protect the skies at US airports

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The AUDS ray uses thermal imaging for detection, and powerful, directional radio frequency inhibitor to jam signals to drones — making them unresponsive.

US finds no cyber threats, despite declaring "national emergency"

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A report said that not one malicious cyber-threat was found, and the federal government spent more money than it received in collected sanctions.

Here's everything the FBI can demand from Yahoo without a court order

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

National security letters are issued by the FBI, and don't need to be authorized or reviewed by a judge.

Twitter pays out over $322,000 to bug bounty hunters

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Remote code execution flaws do not appear to be at the top of the list, however.

Microsoft Windows zero-day exploit hits the market with $90,000 price tag

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The unpatched vulnerability allegedly compromises Windows 2000 up to the Windows 10 operating system.

US court says cops don't need a warrant for cell location data

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The case reverses a decision from last year — which may push the case into the hands of the Supreme Court.

Millions of PCs ship with bloatware riddled with security flaws, say researchers

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Researchers said bloatware punches a massive hole in most out-of-the-box PCs, thanks to flaw-ridden preinstalled software.

Device hijacking security flaws discovered in LG handsets

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The two vulnerabilities can be used to escalate privileges and remotely attack user devices.

Israeli researchers poke holes in Samsung KNOX security system

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The serious vulnerabilities impact Samsung's Knox security sandbox.

Widely-used patient care app found to include hidden 'backdoor' access

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Anyone with the hard-coded credentials can obtain and modify sensitive patient data — many of which are about to, or have recently been in surgery.

Reddit forces password reset of 100,000 users

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A flurry of hacked accounts has forced Reddit to take action.

UnaPhone Zenith promises to protect your privacy — but there's a catch

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

By ripping out Android services and features, Una says its device is more secure.

ACLU joins Microsoft fight against secret government demands for customer data

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The complaint argues that gag orders are in violation of the Fourth Amendment.

Tor Project works on boosting encryption for next release

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The introduction of a new distributed random number generator should enhance the Tor network's security.

FBI refuses to release Tor exploit details, evidence thrown out in court

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The FBI has been taught a lesson: if you won't reveal your method, don't expect the court to consider your evidence.

US government is spending billions on old tech that barely works, says watchdog

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Three-quarters of the government's IT budget goes to supporting legacy systems, some of which date back to the 1970s.

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