UPDATE Electronics company VTech, perhaps best known for manufacturing children’s toys, announced Monday that information on five million accounts were compromised in a breach this month. A new report claims that chat logs, audio recordings, and parent and children headshots were also leaked.
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Thousands of cable modems manufactured by the Georgia-based telecom Arris suffer from a series of issues: XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities, hard-coded passwords, and what a researcher is calling a backdoor in a backdoor.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts, a company that owns and operates approximately 1,200 hotels across North America, announced last week that a handful of point of sale systems at its hotels were hit by malware.
The Department of Education was told this week that its failed to heed repeated warnings that its systems contain multiple weaknesses.
LinkedIn fixed a persistent cross site scripting vulnerability in its site this week that could have spread a worm on the service’s help forums.
Microsoft claims a recent update to Edge prevents the loading of unsigned DLLs without consent, something that should make it more difficult for an attacker to compromise the browser.
Encouraged by patterns carried out on a larger scale recently, researchers believe digital steganography has arrived as a legitimate way to hide communication.
Google announced it will begin rolling out warnings in the coming months to inform users if they’ve received a message through a non-encrypted connection.
Two new and different strains of point of sale malware have come to light, including one that’s gone largely undetected for the past five years.
Microsoft addressed an issue in its hypervisor, Hyper-V, this week, that could lead to a denial of service condition.