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August 17, 2018
News roundup: Intel disclosed L1TF vulnerabilities with similarities to Spectre, but with a focus on data. Plus, the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act is now a law, and more.
June 06, 2018
A rumored security feature, USB Restricted Mode, is making its premiere in Apple's iOS 12 and will protect users from brute-force passcode attacks by thieves and law enforcement alike.
May 11, 2018
A hardware debug bug, apparently caused by unclear Intel hardware architecture documentation, infested almost all major OSes, as well as leading virtualization software.
May 10, 2018
Android P security features, which were previewed at Google I/O, include notable improvements for data privacy and encryption and preventing malicious apps from spying on users.
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A security researcher found a security flaw dubbed CVE-2018-2636 that enables the installation of malware on Oracle Micros POS systems. Learn more about the vulnerability. Continue Reading
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Mac platforms are at risk after Malwarebytes discovered four new Mac malware strains. Learn how to protect your enterprise and how to mitigate these attacks with expert Nick Lewis. Continue Reading
A security researcher exposed an NTFS flaw that Microsoft deliberately hasn't patched. Expert Michael Cobb explains how the bug works and why it isn't being treated as severe. Continue Reading
A QR code vulnerability was recently discovered in the Apple iOS 11 camera app. Learn how an attacker could exploit it and how to avoid the issue with Judith Myerson. Continue Reading