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Posts Tagged ‘Security’

Sound Waves May Be Used In Future Hard Drive Attacks

Another week, another attack vector, and this one deserves extra points for creativity. New research has proved the viability of using something as simple and innocuous as sound waves to disrupt the ...

Virus Spread Through Facebook Messenger Mines For Cryptocurrency

Facebook scams are fairly common occurrences, owing to the sheer size of the platform's user base. It's no surprise that there's a new one making the rounds that you should be ...

Major Security Flaw Discovered In Intel Processors

There's some bad news if you own a computer driven by an Intel processor.  Recently, a dangerous, catastrophic security flaw has been discovered in Intel's X86-64 architecture that allows hackers to ...

Corporate Attacks On The Rise Through Vulnerable Printers

Few things are more ubiquitous in an office environment than printers. Of course, these days, most printers are much more than simply that. They can also scan, copy and even send emails. ...

2017 List Of Most Used Passwords Released

SplashData has released their latest annual report on the most commonly used passwords.  Unfortunately, the more things change, the more they stay the same. By now, everyone knows that the number of ...

Windows 10 Third Party Password Manager Could Have Security Issue

Do you use "Keeper?"  If you're not sure what it is, then you probably don't. It's a password manager that Microsoft has been bundling with some of its Windows 10 releases. Either ...

Researchers Find Malware Targeting Industrial Systems

In the malware ecosystem, few strains are more terrifying than those that target industrial control systems. Think Stuxnet, Industroyer and IronGate. Recently, security researchers from FireEye have identified a new threat in ...

Microsoft Word Gets Update To Disable DDE After Malware Concerns

In recent months, Microsoft Word has been getting a fair amount of bad press, thanks to an old-but-still-supported feature called DDE (Dynamic Data Exchange). This is the feature that allows Word to ...

DirecTV Genie DVR May Have A Major Vulnerability

If you have a Genie DVR system, you should be aware of a major security flaw in the firmware that could allow a hacker to take complete control over the device. At ...

Data On 123 Million US Households Leaked Online

Security researchers at UpGuard recently made a terrifying discovery in finding an unprotected Amazon S3 server containing several databases belonging to a data analytics provider called Alteryx. While the server contained a ...