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The company has denied all responsibility for a recent spate of reports that user PCs have been compromised.
The Windows 10 software is riddled with security holes which could lead to device hijacking.
The AUDS ray uses thermal imaging for detection, and powerful, directional radio frequency inhibitor to jam signals to drones — making them unresponsive.
A report said that not one malicious cyber-threat was found, and the federal government spent more money than it received in collected sanctions.
National security letters are issued by the FBI, and don't need to be authorized or reviewed by a judge.
Remote code execution flaws do not appear to be at the top of the list, however.
The unpatched vulnerability allegedly compromises Windows 2000 up to the Windows 10 operating system.
The case reverses a decision from last year — which may push the case into the hands of the Supreme Court.
Researchers said bloatware punches a massive hole in most out-of-the-box PCs, thanks to flaw-ridden preinstalled software.
The two vulnerabilities can be used to escalate privileges and remotely attack user devices.
The serious vulnerabilities impact Samsung's Knox security sandbox.
The decade-old appliances can't be patched, despite being in widespread use.
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.
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A flurry of hacked accounts has forced Reddit to take action.
By ripping out Android services and features, Una says its device is more secure.
The complaint argues that gag orders are in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
The introduction of a new distributed random number generator should enhance the Tor network's security.
The FBI has been taught a lesson: if you won't reveal your method, don't expect the court to consider your evidence.
Three-quarters of the government's IT budget goes to supporting legacy systems, some of which date back to the 1970s.