Old vulnerabilities die hard: researchers uncover 20-year-old code in Windows Print Spooler

It's an example of the old code that is bequeathed to popular software programs we take for granted.

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Hackers can still steal wads of cash from ATMs. Here's the vulnerabilities that could let them in.

by Shannon Vavra • 21 hours ago

Hackers may love ransomware, but ATM vulnerabilities still abound, Red Balloon Security researchers explain at DEF CON 2020.

Hacking group has hit Taiwan's prized semiconductor industry, Taiwanese firm says

by Sean Lyngaas • 21 hours ago

The persistent espionage makes all the sense in the world.

Gigabytes of 'sensitive' internal Intel documents dumped online

by Greg Otto • 22 hours ago

The company confirmed the incident is under investigation.

Facebook removes accounts posing as Black Trump supporters

by Jeff Stone • 23 hours ago

It's the company's latest takedown for inauthentic behavior.

DEF CON’s Aerospace Village looks to satellite hacking to improve security in space

by Shannon Vavra • 1 day ago

The aerospace hacking village at DEF CON is going to look pretty different this year.

Top voting vendor ES&S publishes vulnerability disclosure policy

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

"We think it’s important to have that safe harbor language out there to set expectations," said ESS's Chris Wlaschin.

Researchers found another way to hack Android cellphones via Bluetooth

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

There's another Bluetooth vulnerability on the market, according to DBAPPSecurity research presented at Black Hat 2020.

There’s a new open-source project to detect cellphone-snooping technology

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

The EFF's Crocodile Hunter includes an API that gathers data on IMSI catchers and shares it with other researchers.

Researchers uncover vulnerabilities in devices used at industrial facilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

Trend Micro spent multiple months trying to help get patches issued for the devices, with mixed success.

Here's the NSA's advice for reducing the exposure of cellphone location data

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Although cell phone users can take steps to limit the risk their mobile devices are exposing location data, the NSA is warning now there is no way to eliminate the risk.

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