• News tagged "security"

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

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820's Zeroth neural chip will fight malware on-the-fly

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820's Zeroth neural chip will 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.

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.

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