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Microsoft patches zero-day exploit against Internet Explorer

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The vulnerability is exploited by visiting a malicious web page or opening a malicious Microsoft Word document rendered with Internet Explorer.

Industry braces for critical Intel security flaw impacting a decade's worth of chips

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

A critical security flaw in Intel processors will require an overhaul of operating system kernels after research found that decades worth of chips could be impacted by the vulnerability.

Leaked NSA tools were once again used in a global ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A tool leaked by The Shadow Brokers was found to be used in the 'BadRabbit' attack.

Critical Windows DNS vulnerability gives hackers the 'keys to the kingdom'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

“In the majority of cases, the only requirement would be that an attacker is connected to the same network as their target."

SSH inventor analyzes tools the CIA wrote to exploit his protocol

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

The CIA hacking tools called Gyrfalcon and BothanSpy, as described in documents released by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, are "effective, but surprisingly unsophisticated," according to Tatu Ylonen.

Microsoft unveils specialized anti-ransomware tool for next update

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The new tool will be publicly available with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year.

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