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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 days 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 • 6 days 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 • 1 month ago

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

DHS, Apple push back on Bloomberg supply chain story

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

U.S. and British security agencies have backed statements by Apple and Amazon Web Services disputing an explosive news report claiming that the Chinese compromised hardware used by the tech giants.

Tech giants reveal new variant of Meltdown and Spectre vulns

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The new vulnerability, dubbed “Variant 4,” can be exploited through JavaScript in a web browser to steal data.

Russian hackers targeted internet routers worldwide in apparent spy campaign, say U.S. and U.K.

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 8 months ago

The U.S. and Britain are issuing a joint alert that Russia-backed hackers are targeting internet routers used by offices and residences worldwide.

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