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'Thunderclap' collection of hardware vulnerabilities affects Mac, Windows, Linux systems

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Many modern computers are vulnerable to a number of security flaws that could exploit a machine’s Thunderbolt connection to its network cards, keyboard, computer charger or other peripheral devices.

$45,000 bounty offered for Linux zero days

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The $15,000 price bump is likely a result of higher demand.

Industry braces for critical Intel security flaw impacting a decade's worth of chips

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

A critical security flaw in Intel processors will require an overhaul of operating system kernels after research found that decades worth of chips could be impacted by the vulnerability.

BlueBorne: The latest Bluetooth vulnerability that impacts billions of devices

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

"These vulnerabilities are the most serious Bluetooth vulnerabilities identified to date," Armis researchers explained.

SSH inventor analyzes tools the CIA wrote to exploit his protocol

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The CIA hacking tools called Gyrfalcon and BothanSpy, as described in documents released by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, are "effective, but surprisingly unsophisticated," according to Tatu Ylonen.

As investigation against Assange is dropped, WikiLeaks releases new CIA malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

"Athena" is malware created by a military contractor and used by the CIA.

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