Microsoft is urging customers to install emergency patches as soon as possible to protect against highly skilled hackers who are actively exploiting four zero-day vulnerabilities in Exchange Server.
The software maker said hackers …
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Over the weekend, word emerged that a hacker breached far-right social media website Gab and downloaded 70 gigabytes of data by exploiting a garden-variety security flaw known as an SQL injection. A quick review of Gab’s open source cod…
The founder of the far-right social media platform Gab said that the private account of former President Donald Trump was among the data stolen and publicly released by hackers who recently breached the site.
In a statement on Sunday, f…
Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018.
Verizon has spent years hyping 5G despite it bringing just a minor speed upgrade outside the limited areas where millimeter-wave spectrum has been dep…
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When hackers exploited a bug in Parler to download all of the right-wing social media platform’s contents last week, they were surprised to find that many of the pictures and videos contained geolocation metadata revealing …
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A home security technician has admitted he repeatedly broke into cameras he installed and viewed customers engaging in sex and other intimate acts.
Telesforo Aviles, a 35-year-old former employee of home and small o…
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If you’re like lots of people, someone has probably nagged you to use a password manager and you still haven’t heeded the advice. Now, Chrome and Edge are coming to the rescue with beefed-up password managem…
Enlarge / The query window for username and password on a webpage can be seen on the monitor of a laptop.
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Criminals behind a recent phishing scam had assembled all the important pieces. Malware that bypass…
Enlarge / This adorable robot is one data point in the connected battlespace—the web of sensors that links together all the elements in a modern engagement.
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Security firm Malwarebytes said it was breached by the same nation-state-sponsored hackers who compromised a dozen or more US government agencies and private companies.
The attackers are best known for first hacking into Austin, Te…