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Microsoft patches critical vulnerability comparable to WannaCry

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The company says its seen no evidence the flaw has been exploited.

ASUS issues patch, downplays scope of APT hack of its supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

ASUS's statement contrasted with the findings of researchers who called the hack seemingly “one of the biggest supply-chain incidents ever.”

We're running out of time with IoT security — here are some ways to fix it

by Sandy Clark • 2 years ago

Op-Ed: Wannacry has shown us that we have a very short time to develop strategies and policies to address the potentially catastrophic damage we can expect from attacks on vulnerable IoT devices.

Sen. Warner wants action on WannaCry patching from DHS, OMB

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, has written to federal officials asking for details about how agencies patched their systems to protect them against the fast-spreading WannaCry ransomware.

Microsoft hurries to patch 'worst' Windows vulnerability

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Microsoft has rushed out a self-installing patch for a vulnerability in a Windows security program that allows hackers to take over a computer just by sending an email.

Intel chip vulnerability gets quick patch in some products, longer timeline in others

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Manufacturers of the millions of business PCs, laptops and servers using Intel chips with a newly discovered vulnerability are scrambling to roll out patches.

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