WhatsApp said that claims that infiltrators can add themselves to an encrypted group chat without being noticed is incorrect.
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The debate over the government’s authority to access private encrypted data on digital devices was amplified when the Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray called unbreakable encryption an ‘urgent public safety issue.’
Thanks to Meltdown and Spectre, January has already been an extremely busy month of patching for Microsoft.
Microsoft is pausing the rollout of Windows Meltdown and Spectre patches until hosted anti-virus software vendors confirms no unsupported Windows kernel calls via the addition of a registry key on PCs.
Apple releases patches addressing the Spectre vulnerability impacting its macOS, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announced new restrictions on when agents can copy data from digital devices at border crossing points.
Mitigating Spectre and Meltdown flaws won’t be easy, but experts say exploits targeting Spectre will be hard to patch against.
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.