• News tagged "security"

Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015

Dell acknowledges eDellRoot certificate is unsafe, post instructions on how to remove it

Dell acknowledges eDellRoot certificate is unsafe, post instructions on how to remove it

Dell has acknowledged that its eDellRoot certificate poses significant security concerns. Instructions on how to remove it are online and a software update is also on the way.

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015

Dell computers shipped after August could have easily cloneable root certificates

Dell computers shipped after August could have easily cloneable root certificates

Reports have emerged that many Dell computers shipped after August have easily cloneable root certificates that could let hackers snoop on a machine's encrypted Internet traffic.

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015

DJI keeps your drones in line with a new Geofencing system

DJI keeps your drones in line with a new Geofencing system

DJI is launching a system that will allow users to get up-to-date airspace information that will help them keep their drones from straying into restricted areas.

Monday, 9 Nov 2015

Would you buy a dongle that destroys your USB ports?

Would you buy a dongle that destroys your USB ports?

There's a dongle being crowdfunded right now that fries any USB port that it is connected to. No, we're not kidding in the least.

Thursday, 5 Nov 2015

Google's security audit reveals 11 security issues with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

Google's security audit reveals 11 security issues with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

Google's security audit recently identified 11 "high-impact security issues" with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. After reporting these issues to Samsung, 8 of them were fixed while the remaining is scheduled to be patched this month.

Thursday, 15 Oct 2015

87% of Android devices are insecure due to lack of security updates from vendors

87% of Android devices are insecure due to lack of security updates from vendors

Researchers at the University of Cambridge conducted a study and found that the majority of Android devices are vulnerable to attacks by malicious apps over the last four years. Data collected from the Device Analyzer App also reveals which Android vendors fared better in this aspect. Hit the link to find out more!

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

Intel gets tough on automotive security

Intel gets tough on automotive security

Intel has established the Automotive Security Review Board (ASRB) in an attempt to mitigate the cybersecurity risks of connected vehicles. Read on for more details about the ASRB!

Monday, 14 Sep 2015

This self-destructing computer chip can protect top secret data

This self-destructing computer chip can protect top secret data

This chip will self destruct in five seconds. Sounds like something out of Mission Impossible? Engineers at Xerox PARC have made it a reality.

Monday, 7 Sep 2015

15,000 people arrested as part of China's

15,000 people arrested as part of China's "Cleaning the Internet" program

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

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.

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