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

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks 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.

U.S. launches 'Hack the Air Force' bug bounty program

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The contest continues a trend within the U.S. military that began last year with Hack the Pentagon and Hack the Army.

New DARPA program seeks cybersecurity through hardware design

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

Pentagon scientists say they could stop 40 percent of current cyberattacks by producing secure computer chips. The System Security Integrated Through Hardware and firmware, or SSITH, program is looking for help from industry.

Leaked NSA hacking tools are a hit on the dark web

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A shadowy cast of random hackers are now sharing, promoting and working to reverse engineer the tools in the latest Shadow Brokers dump.

Where's Assange? Tech firms are still waiting to receive CIA documents from Wikileaks

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A cohort of technology firms named in CIA documents that were leaked more than two weeks ago are still waiting to receive important software vulnerability information promised by WikiLeaks.

DOD scientists say microchips in weapons can be hacked

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Cyber vulnerabilities in the military supply chain are worse than you thought.

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