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CenturyLink sounds the alarm about TheMoon botnet, a versatile tool for fraud

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

New research is a reminder of how versatile the hordes of infected computers can be in catering to hackers’ needs.

Researchers find hardcoded passwords in popular building-access system

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

The company behind the product has failed to issue patches to fix the issue, despite researchers best efforts to contact the company.

Supermicro concludes 'Big Hack' investigation, says no tampering

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Supermicro said an internal review of its production and testing process found no evidence of malicious hardware being implanted onto its motherboards, as a Bloomberg story had reported.

Kaspersky: Physical devices used to steal 'tens of millions' from Eastern Europe banks

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Researchers dubbed the scheme "DarkVishnya" and said attackers intruded in-person to plant malicious devices on banks' networks to steal money.

Symantec markets USB security to industrial facilities amid shift to enterprise sales

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

In an era when many workers admit they wouldn't hesitate to stick a stray USB stick into their work computer, the Industrial Control System Protection Neural, is meant to help energy, oil, gas and manufacturing organizations check for malicious software.

Apple's new security chip kills access to microphone

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

The company says that the T2 chip will completely cut off access to a MacBook's microphone when the lid is shut.

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