A bug was recently fixed in Android Lollipop that could allow an attacker to bypass ASLR and run arbitrary code on a target device under certain circumstances.
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Google has released Chrome 39, fixing 42 security vulnerabilities and removing support for the fallback to SSLv3, the component that was the target of the POODLE attack revealed last month.
Microsoft on Tuesday released a rare out-of-band patch for a critical vulnerability in several versions of Windows and Windows Server, including Windows 8 and 8.1.
Karsten Nohl has updated his BadUSB research, looking at the top eight USB controller chips and determining that about half are susceptible to being maliciously reprogrammed.
Mike Mimoso and Dennis Fisher talk about the Windows Schannel vulnerability and whether it’s ripe for mass exploitation, as well as the WireLurker attack and why Apple hasn’t addressed it.
Researchers successfully took down Apple and Samsung mobile phones using NFC hacks during Mobile Pwn2Own, but were not able to complete compromise Windows Phone or Nexus 5 running Android.
Researchers have published a paper that describes an Internet voting hack that alters PDF ballots in transmission.
Several automakers have agreed on a set of privacy principles that they say will govern the way that they handle personal information generated by vehicles, geolocation data and other sensitive information that is being produced by in-car computers and networks.
LAS VEGAS–Nick Percoco has been thinking a lot about the future of technology, and some of the things he’s dreamed up aren’t very pretty: farms of people renting out their spare brain cycles, autonomous cars that freak out and careen into oncoming traffic and hacking groups hijacking users’ augmented reality gear and demanding ransoms to unlock[…]
Microsoft is expected to release 16 bulletins next week, including five rated critical, as part of its November 2014 Patch Tuesday updates.