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.
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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.
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.
Nissan Canada Finance notified 1.13 million customers on Thursday of a data breach impacting an unspecified number of past and present customers.
The group behind the VenusLocker ransomware have switched to cryptocurrency mining Monero.
The United States government is officially blaming North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak in May that infected nearly a quarter-million computers in 150 countries.
Google’s Project Zero team dubs a new WPAD-related attack as an “aPAColypse Now” that allows a local attacker to compromise a targeted and fully patched Windows 10 PC.
Researchers warn hundreds of Lexmark printers are vulnerable to a trivial hack thanks to user “gross negligence.”
Synaptics said reports that hundreds of HP laptops contained a secret keylogger that traced back to debugger software made by the company are inaccurate.