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ASUS issues patch, downplays scope of APT hack of its supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

ASUS's statement contrasted with the findings of researchers who called the hack seemingly “one of the biggest supply-chain incidents ever.”

Congress wants to prevent states from weakening encryption

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has reintroduced legislation that would preempt any attempts by states to weaken encryption.

Cisco fixes critical ‘DNA’ software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

IT giant Cisco this week released patches for three critical vulnerabilities in its enterprise networking software, two of which could allow an attacker to bypass authentication measures and access data deep into the network.

Hackers put malware in popular PC utility CCleaner

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

CCleaner has been downloaded more than 2 billion times since it was originally released in 2003.

New battle in 'Crypto Wars' heating up in wake of Manchester attack

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Formal talks between governments and tech companies are taking place as European countries ratchet up their calls for encryption backdoors.

Under Trump, Congress to push for funding that grows government hacking

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The encryption debate isn't over, but with a new administration, expect to see the conversation shift dramatically toward increased instances of government hacking.

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