Patrick Howell O'Neill

Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Technology

Foreshadow, the new data-stealing vulnerabilities impacting Intel chips

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 hours ago

Also known as the L1 Terminal Fault, this flaw is the latest round of attacks stemming from exploitation of speculative execution.

Government

Former Microsoft engineer sentenced for role in ransomware scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 hours ago

Raymond Uadiale sent about $94,000 in ill-gotten funds to the U.K., according to court documents.

Technology

Uber hires former NSA counsel Matt Olsen as top security executive

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 hours ago

The former co-founder off IronNet Cybersecurity and former general counsel of the National Security Agency will be the ridesharing company's chief trust and security officer.

Technology

'Man-in-the-disk' attack took advantage of Android data security flaws

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 day ago

Google acknowledged the problem and fixed it in several official apps, but other developers seem to have chosen to ignore it.

Technology

Here comes the storm: Fortnite arrives on Android, cybersecurity experts sound alarm

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

Epic Games isn't putting the mega-popular first-person shooter into the Google Play Store — a move that could mean some would-be users end up downloading malware instead, cybersecurity experts say.

Government

How FBI's global reach took down a cybercrime unicorn

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

The FBI's legal attaché program was crucial to bringing down the alleged FIN7 leaders.

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