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Report: Criminals loved to target PowerPoint in 2017

by Michelai Graham • 4 weeks ago

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

Potential for backdoors in foreign telecom gear draws FCC's attention

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to bar U.S. telecommunications providers from buying equipment and services he says could give foreign-government hackers a foothold into the supply chain.

Hackers beat Firefox and Safari to earn $105K at Pwn2Own

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

Chinese contestants from major companies had been dominating the contest in recent years, but new regulations from Beijing prohibited them from joining this year's fray.

U.S. Air Force pays out $103,883 to hackers in bug bounties

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Add up all the U.S. military's bug bounty programs and over 3,000 vulnerabilities have been found in federal government systems.

Microsoft's chip patch is messing with anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

If anti-virus companies haven't updated their registry keys with Microsoft, users could see the 'Blue Screen of Death.'

Lawmaker to HHS: Label software in medical devices

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

A national effort is needed to ensure that the owners and operators of medical devices, hospital IT networks and electronic health records management systems can find out what software and other technologies are in the products they are buying.

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