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A major new Intel processor flaw could defeat encryption and DRM protections...
Security researchers have discovered another major Intel processor security vulnerability. It could allow attackers to install keyloggers at the hardware level, or defeat encryption and DRM protections.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-06 16:06 UTC
It's Friday, the weekend has landed... and Microsoft warns of an Internet Explorer zero day exploited in the wild...
Plus, WeLeakInfo? Not anymore! Roundup Welcome to another Reg roundup of security news....
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-20 22:19 UTC
Web Cache Deception attacks still impact websites with 'substantial user populations'...
Two years after first being disclosed, web cache deception attacks impact 25 of today's most popular websites.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-16 19:45 UTC
How to Create a Virtual Machine in Windows 10...
Click the Start button, scroll down on the Start Menu, then select Windows Administrative Tools to expand it. Select Hyper-V Quick Create. In the following Create Virtual Machine window, select one of the four listed installers, then select Create Virtual Machine.Select New, then select the virtual
By onetechminute on 2019-12-15 16:08 UTC
Mozilla plugs critical Firefox zero-day used in targeted attacks...
A critical Firefox zero-day remote code execution vulnerability is being abused in targeted attacks in the wild, Mozilla has warned on Tuesday. About the vulnerability (CVE-2019-11707) Mozilla did not share many details about the flaw it simply stated tha
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-19 15:17 UTC
Samsung's Latest Galaxy Tab S5e Has an Enormous Wi-Fi Flaw...
Samsung may have an antennagate issue of its own with the Galaxy Tab S5e. The device loses substantial signal strength when held in certain orientations. The post Samsung's Latest Galaxy Tab S5e Has an Enormous Wi-Fi Flaw appeared first on ExtremeTech
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:34 UTC
Security researcher exposes zero-day WordPress vulnerabilities...
A security researcher has gone rogue by publicly posting information on zero-day vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-15 16:24 UTC
Consumer routers targeted by DNS hijacking attackers...
Owners of a slew of D-Link, ARGtek, DSLink, Secutech, TOTOLINK and Cisco consumer routers are urged to update their device's firmware, lest they fall prey to ongoing DNS hijacking campaigns and device hijacking attacks. Targeted Cisco routers The Cisc
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-05 14:27 UTC
2 Million Emails of 350K+ Clients Possibly Exposed in Oregon DHS Data Breach...
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) announced that roughly 2 million emails with Protected Health Information from more than 350,000 customers have been potentially exposed after 9 employee mailboxes were compromised in a spear phishing attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 15:07 UTC
WordPress shopping sites under attack...
Hackers using cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in abandoned cart plugin to take over vulnerable sites.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-12 01:01 UTC
Spectre-a-like 'Spoiler' flaw affects all Intel Core CPUs...
"My personal opinion is that when it comes to the memory subsystem, it's very hard to make any changes and it's not something you can patch easily with microcode without losing tremendous performance. So I don't think we will see a patch for this type of attack in the next five years and that could
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:21 UTC
WinRAR Releases Patch After Researchers Discover 19-Year-Old Security Flaw That Put 500M Users At Risk...
WinRAR issues a new patch after a security vulnerability was found in its data compression tool. According to researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, the flaw is 19 years old and puts 500 million users at risk.
By ceres on 2019-02-25 19:27 UTC
This new vulnerability affecting Intel processors sounds pretty scary...
Secure enclaves are supposed to be just what the name implies, the most secure parts of a chip — the region that a computer's operating system isn't supposed to be able to intera...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-15 00:14 UTC
Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown fixes from January, February made PCs MORE INSECURE...
You'll want to install the March update. Like right now if you can avoid broken networking Microsoft's January and February security fixes for Intel's Meltdown processor vulnerability opened up an even worse security hole on Windows 7 PCs and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-28 22:36 UTC
More than half of IT pros believe their organization was breached at least once in 2017...
A new study of 165 IT and security professionals at medium-sized companies across the US reveals that 53 percent believe their organization was breached one or more times in 2017. The report from security-as-a-service company Cygilant shows a lack of conf
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-27 15:31 UTC
New vulnerability allows attackers to trick single sign on systems...
Single sign on (SSO) is popular with businesses as it allows control of access to multiple resources without the need for lots of different credentials. But researchers at Duo Security have uncovered a vulnerability that can allow attackers to trick syste
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-27 15:29 UTC
Meltdown and Spectre Patches Have Caused Serious Performance Issues...
Two of the worst vulnerabilities in years are slowly being fixedbut at a cost to consumers and companies alike.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-12 18:38 UTC

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