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Platform security News
November 08, 2017
The latest security release from Google patched the Android KRACK vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi's WPA2 protocol, but update confusion leaves users unsure if they are safe.
October 26, 2017
Microsoft had to make several tradeoffs when developing patches for Windows XP. Expert Nick Lewis explains what these tradeoffs were and how enterprises should respond.
September 29, 2017
Google's Project Zero released a proof-of-concept iOS exploit similar to the Broadpwn Wi-Fi flaw that could allow an attacker to run code or implant a backdoor.
September 27, 2017
The DerbyCon keynote covered why security research is an approachable field, as well as how to bypass a Windows digital signature check to run unwanted code.
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Researchers discovered how Docker APIs can be exploited to hide malware. Dave Shackleford explains the attack method and the threat it poses to container and virtual machines. Continue Reading
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