All Samsung laptop owners are being urged to update their Windows PCs immediately after the discovery of a vulnerability that can allow remote attackers to download files onto a targeted system and gain complete control over the laptop.
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At last week’s RSA Conference, developers and hackers shared the same stage and tried to iron out some of their differences.
21st Century Oncology is warning 2.2 million of its current and former patients of a breach where social security numbers and health data were swiped.
Researcher earns $15,000 bounty from Facebook for discovering massive password security hole exposing 1.1 billion accounts to a possible account takeover.
Google has patched another critical Android vulnerability in Mediaserver, which has received a barrage of patches since the Stagefright flaw was discovered last summer.
Amazon’s decision to remove device encryption from its tablets has sparked a backlash with customers and raised concerns wtih privacy activists.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap RSA 2016, the pervasiveness of the FBI vs. Apple debate, OpenSSL two years after Heartbleed, and why hacking back is always a bad idea.
A panel at RSA Conference on appropriate responses to state-sponsored espionage of intellectual property for economic gain served as a reminder of the dangers of hacking back.
The massive DROWN vulnerability resurrects fears over lingering export-grade cryptography
The latest Internet-wide crypto vulnerability has arrived in DROWN, which can be abused by attackers to carry out man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic.