Samsung updates S9, Note 8 and S8 phones with 27 patches from a RCE bug to a patch that prevents an ancient peek-and-poke attack first identified in 1980s.
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Researchers maintain Microsoft’s vaunted Arbitrary Code Guard in the Edge browser can’t stop hackers from mounting attacks.
The leak of point-of-sale malware source code is a double-edge sword to researchers who view it as boon to research, but a headache when it comes to inspiring future variants and attacks.
In total, Microsoft’s May Patch Tuesday roundup included 68 security patches, with 21 listed as critical, 45 rated important and two listed low in severity.
Ransomware adopts Process Doppelgänging technique to avoid antivirus researchers and avoid detection in a newly identified malware double threat targeting users in the U.S., Kuwait and Germany.
Florida-based phone maker BLU is facing an FTC complaint over allegations it shared detailed personal user data with a third-party firm that included full text messages, call logs and contact lists.
Secure-messaging firm Signal was told by Amazon not to use its AWS servers for domain-fronting, a technique used to enable communications in countries such as Egypt, Oman, Qatar and UAE where the service is banned.
Samples of North Korean antivirus software called SiliVaccine crib software code from a competitor and come loaded with malware and a backdoor.
Researchers warn that the code behind this remote access trojan has been tweaked in an attempt to decrease antivirus detection.
Default configuration of WD’s My Cloud storage device keeps port open for unprivileged data exfiltration within a network.