Mitigating Spectre and Meltdown flaws won’t be easy, but experts say exploits targeting Spectre will be hard to patch against.
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Google removed 22 malicious adware apps ranging from flashlights, call recorders to wifi signal boosters that together were downloaded up to 7.5 million times from the Google Play marketplace.
Intel, Amazon, ARM, Microsoft and others have shared patch updates to keep customers informed on their mitigation efforts to protect against the far reaching Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities impacting computers, servers and mobile devices worldwide.
Intel is grappling with what many are calling a processor design flaw impacting CPUs used in Linux, Windows and some macOS systems.
A researcher with the Twitter handle ‘Siguza’ published details of a macOS local privilege escalation vulnerability dating back to 2002 that could give an attacker root access to systems.
VMware released three patches fixing critical vulnerabilities affecting its vSphere cloud computing virtualization platform.
Fashion retailer updates disclosure on 2017 attack, says hackers targeted point-of-sale terminals that used no encryption.
Researchers warn of copycat type attacks as exploit code used in Mirai variant goes public.
Ancestry.com closes parts of its community-driven genealogy site RootsWeb as it investigates a leaky server that exposed thousands of passwords, email addresses and usernames to the public internet.
Mozilla has patched one critical vulnerability in its Thunderbird email client along with two bugs rated high.