• News tagged "security"

Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 to use neural chip to fight malware on-the-fly

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 to use neural chip to fight malware on-the-fly

Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon Smart Protect, a malware behavior analysis feature that uses its Zeroth neural processing chip in conjunction with its upcoming Snapdragon 820 SoC to provide real-time protection against zero-day and transformed malware.

Monday, 24 Aug 2015

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China's "Cleaning the Internet" program sees over 15,000 people arrested

Authorities in China have revealed that over 15,000 people have been arrested as part of the country's program to curb cybercrime.

Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015

Ashley Madison hackers releases personal particulars of site members

Ashley Madison hackers releases personal particulars of site members

Hackers leaked 10GB worth of personal particulars from Ashley Madison's database as the site failed to comply with hacker demands.

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015

Researchers wirelessly cut a Corvette's brakes using an insurance dongle

Researchers wirelessly cut a Corvette's brakes using an insurance dongle

Security researchers have demonstrated how it is possible to wirelessly hack vehicles via a common dongle provided by insurance companies.

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

Security researchers have demonstrated how Macs are vulnerable to firmware worms (just like PCs) by developing the first firmware worm that attacks Macs remotely

Let’s be clear: Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 is not a security risk

Let’s be clear: Wi-Fi Sense in Windows 10 is not a security risk

One of Wi-Fi Sense’s features is that it allows your contacts to connect to your Wi-Fi network without the need of a password. Some have wrongly viewed this as a security risk. Let us tell you why it isn’t.

Thursday, 30 Jul 2015

Android security flaw puts your phone into a completely unresponsive state

Android security flaw puts your phone into a completely unresponsive state

Researchers at Trend Micro say they have discovered a new video-related security vulnerability that puts your phone into a completely unresponsive state and unable to make or receive calls and notifications.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler has just announced that it is recalling about 1.4 million vehicles after two hackers show that they could remote control a Jeep Cherokee via its Internet-connected entertainment system.

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015

Online cheating website Ashley Madison hacked, over 37 million users compromised

Online cheating website Ashley Madison hacked, over 37 million users compromised

Controversial online cheating website Ashley Madison has been hacked and the data of its 37 million or so users are potentially compromised.

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015

Facebook's security chief wants Adobe to kill off Flash

Facebook's security chief wants Adobe to kill off Flash

Facebook's security chief, Alex Stamos, has said in a tweet that he wants Adobe to set a date for Flash to be killed off.

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