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Meet 'Simjacker,' a nasty mobile vulnerability researchers say puts 1 billion phones at risk

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

A unnamed spyware vendor is using malicious SMS messages to infiltrate victims' phones, according to AdaptiveMobile Security.

Apple's $1 million bug bounty makes a lot more sense after that iOS hacking spree

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The company's offer of $1 million to hackers who can breach iOS could have unintended consequences.

Google’s Project Zero details ‘indiscriminate’ hacking campaign against thousands of iPhones

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The vulnerabilities affect iOS versions 10 through iOS 12.4.

Researchers warn of critical vulnerability in GE anesthesia machines

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The research points to a broader problem of insecure firmware used in medical devices, according to CyberMDX.

Newly reported flaws in cameras, locks add to scrutiny of smart-home security

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Patches are available for both vulnerabilities, and hackers would need physical access in both cases to carry out an attack.

Popular genetic-mapping software potentially exposed patients' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Analysts at Sandia National Laboratories discovered the flaw in the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner. A patch has been issued for the software.

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