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Microsoft patches two zero-days exploited by FruityArmor, SandCat hacking groups

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

Both bugs are known as elevation of privilege vulnerabilities, and could allow outsiders to manipulate Windows machines into authorizing an action that should not be allowed.

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

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks 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.

As Europe prepares to vote, Microsoft warns of Fancy Bear attacks on democratic think tanks

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Europeans go to the polls in May, and Microsoft is warning that not enough democratic organizations are protected from hackers.

That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

From the NSA to Silicon Valley, a new kind of encryption is going commercial

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Homomorphic encryption would better protect both personal users and businesses, but it needs to be fleshed out over the coming years.

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