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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 days 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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 • 4 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.

China hides homegrown hacks from its vulnerability disclosure process

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

New research shows that Chinese vulnerability disclosure process is stalled if the flaws are linked to hacking groups with Chinese ties.

'Eavesdropper' vulnerability strikes hundreds of mobile apps using Twilio

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

Careless coding by mobile developers using Twilio's API has left hundreds of enterprise communication apps vulnerable to snooping and monitoring.

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