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Tech giants reveal new variant of Meltdown and Spectre vulns

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

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

Google and Microsoft ask Georgia governor to veto 'hack back' bill

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

The legislation would criminalize "unauthorized computer access" and potentially allow companies to conduct offensive hacking operations.

Microsoft-led industry group pledges to not assist government cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

The participant companies' principles include not helping any government mount a cyberattack against "innocent civilians and enterprises."

The bug bounty market has some flaws of its own

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

Inflated bounties might be creating perverse incentives for young cybersecurity researchers and distorting the market for white-hat bug hunters.

The U.S. Air Force is outsourcing all traditional IT in order to build cybersecurity mission teams

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"We want our airmen transitioning from running email and boxes to focusing on cyber defense," one official said.

Report: Criminals loved to target PowerPoint in 2017

by Michelai Graham • 4 months ago

Recorded Future found that cybercriminals exploited PowerPoint the most in 2017 to steal money and information.

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