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Sloppy Software Patches Are a ‘Disturbing Trend’

The whole purpose of vulnerability disclosure is to notify software developers about flaws in their code so they can create fixes, or patches,...

Google’s Android Red Team Had a Full Pixel 6 Pwn Before Launch

When Google launched the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro in October 2021, one of its key features was its custom Tensor system-on-a-chip processor...

The Hacking of Starlink Terminals Has Begun

“From a high-level view, there are two obvious things that you could try to attack: the signature verification or the hash verification,” Wouters...

One of 5G’s Biggest Features Is a Security Minefield

True 5G wireless data, with its ultrafast speeds and enhanced security protections, has been slow to roll out around the world. As the...

Github Moves to Guard Open Source Against Supply Chain Attacks

Following the 2020 SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign in which Russian hackers slipped tainted updates into a widely used IT management platform, a series of...

The US Emergency Alert System Has Dangerous Flaws

Cryptocurrency tracing has become a key tool for police investigating everything from fraud and ransomware to child abuse. But its accuracy may soon...

A Slack Bug Exposed Some Users’ Hashed Passwords for 5 Years

The office communication platform Slack is known for being easy and intuitive to use. But the company said on Friday that one of...

An Attack on Albanian Government Suggests New Iranian Aggression

In mid-July, a cyberattack on the Albanian government knocked out state websites and public services for hours. With Russia’s war raging in Ukraine,...

The Microsoft Team Racing to Catch Bugs Before They Happen

As a rush of cybercriminals, state-backed hackers, and scammers continue to flood the zone with digital attacks and aggressive campaigns worldwide, it's no...

A New Attack Easily Knocked Out a Potential Encryption Algorithm

In the US government's ongoing campaign to protect data in the age of quantum computers, a new and powerful attack that used a...

The January 6 Secret Service Text Scandal Turns Criminal

As the United States midterm elections near, lawmakers and law enforcement officials are on high alert about violent threats targeted at election officials...

The 2022 US Midterm Elections’ Top Security Issue: Death Threats

In the lead-up to the 2018 midterm elections in the United States, law enforcement, intelligence, and election officials were on high alert for...

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