• News tagged "security"

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2016

HP's redesigned Secure MPS offers network printers even stronger protection against cyberattacks

HP's redesigned Secure MPS offers network printers even stronger protection against cyberattacks

New HP Secure MPS capabilities include advanced security professional services, software solutions, and expanded core delivery capabilities for customers’ multi-vendor print fleets.

Thursday, 24 Nov 2016

Symantec agrees deal to acquire Lifelock for US$2.3 billion

Symantec agrees deal to acquire Lifelock for US$2.3 billion

Symantec has just announced that it has agreed to a deal to acquire anti-ID fraud firm LifeLock for US$2.3 billion.

Thursday, 6 Oct 2016

Rumor: Yahoo has been scanning emails for US intelligence agencies (Updated)

Rumor: Yahoo has been scanning emails for US intelligence agencies (Updated)

According to an incriminating report by Reuters, Yahoo has built software that scans its users’ emails for the US intelligence services. The company complied with several intelligence agencies’ request for scanning all incoming emails.

Monday, 3 Oct 2016

HP apologizes for firmware update that blocks third-party inks

HP apologizes for firmware update that blocks third-party inks

HP has apologized for its handling of a recent printer firmware update that has rendered many customers’ OfficeJet inkjet printers inoperable if they were using third-party ink cartridges. A new update will be ready in two weeks to remove the block.

Sunday, 25 Sep 2016

Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

If you've a Yahoo account, you need to change your password...like right now.

Thursday, 1 Sep 2016

Dropbox users with accounts created in mid-2012 have been advised to change their passwords

Dropbox users with accounts created in mid-2012 have been advised to change their passwords

Last week, Dropbox users with accounts created in mid-2012 received an email from the company, which informed them to change their passwords the next time they log into their accounts. This move was positioned as a “preventive measure”; however, there are darker inklings behind all this.

Friday, 12 Aug 2016

Over 100 million Volkswagen cars believed to be vulnerable to wireless car hack

Over 100 million Volkswagen cars believed to be vulnerable to wireless car hack

A team of researchers have found a wireless hack that could put as many as over 100 million Volkswagen vehicles at risk.

Friday, 15 Jul 2016

Microsoft's Web Point-and-Print Protocol bug puts Windows devices at risk to malware

Microsoft's Web Point-and-Print Protocol bug puts Windows devices at risk to malware

Researchers at Vectra Networks have uncovered a vulnerability in Microsoft's Web Point-and-Print Protocol, which will potentially put Windows machines at risk to malware infection. More details about this bug and its fix after the jump.

Tuesday, 12 Jul 2016

The Aztech WIPC411FHD is a Full-HD wireless IP camera that pans and tilts

The Aztech WIPC411FHD is a Full-HD wireless IP camera that pans and tilts

Aztech has just launched the WIPC411FHD, a Full-HD wireless IP camera that can pan and tilt.

Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016

Critical BIOS vulnerability found in Lenovo PCs; may affect other manufacturers too

Critical BIOS vulnerability found in Lenovo PCs; may affect other manufacturers too

Security researcher Dymtro Oleksiuk has uncovered a critical flaw in the BIOS of Lenovo PCs that could let attackers circumvent Windows' basic security protocols. However, while the vulnerability was found on Lenovo PCs, other manufacturers using the same BIOS software could also be vulnerable.

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