Category: Security

One third of businesses risk security by still using Windows XP Unpatched operating systems can cause significant security headaches in the future, but even with the threat of malware or ransomware, it’s been found that approximately one third of all businesses are still using Windows XP. According to SpiceWorks’ Future of Network and Endpoint Security’s […]

Only Android is safe from user identifying Bluetooth exploit Thanks to a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol, users may be exposed to tracking and their ID could be leaked. Any modern devices, with the exception of Android, that sport Bluetooth connectivity could be impacted. The vulnerability can be used to spy on users even […]

Microsoft has taken another step towards making Windows 10 passwordless Microsoft has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and Microsoft Accounts for a number of months now. The next major update to Windows 10 aims to move them one step further along their plan of a passwordless future where remembering complex passwords, having […]

The Morpheus chip shows promise in thwarting hackers by constantly changing its code A new microchip is currently being tested that changes its code in order to thwart the efforts of hackers. The Morpheus chip repeatedly randomizes key parts of its software so that attackers face a constantly changing target. The project is funded by […]

Firefox users with saved logins that are found in data breaches will soon be warned Last year, Mozilla partnered with Have I been Pwned (HIBP) to offer Firefox Monitor. The Firefox Monitor service works by imputing your email address into the search box and clicking the ‘check for breaches’ button, which prompts the service to […]

The ‘Agent Smith’ malware has infected 25 million Android devices Cyber-security firm Check Point has released new research that shows that malicious apps from a campaign called “Agent Smith” have been downloaded to 25 million Android devices. The apps were distributed through third-party app stores by a Chinese group with a legitimate business that helps […]

Intel software and data center SSDs affected by security flaw Two serious security flaws were recently discovered in Intel software and SSDs for data centers. The first is a flaw in Intel’s software. The flaw can be found in the processor diagnostic tool and it’s considered a high-severity vulnerability. Intel’s security advisory states that the […]

Network attached storage devices are being targeted by cybercriminals   Network attached storage (NAS) devices often store critical data and backups. Some NAS drives are also exposed to the open internet, and cybercriminals have taken notice. A new form of file-locking malware emerged in June that has been named eCh0raix after a string of code. […]

Logitech wireless USB dongles vulnerable to cyber attack   A large range of Logitech wireless input devices are vulnerable to attack and can pose a significant security risk. With this hack, not only can attackers eavesdrop on keystrokes, but they can also infect the host system. Security expert Marcus Mengs investigated the wireless connections of […]

Millions of devices vulnerable because of a pre-installed software issue   Due to a component in SupportAssist software, millions of PCs could be hijacked remotely. The issue affects Dell and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). SupportAssist comes pre-installed on Dell PCs. This is considered a high-severity vulnerability and stems from a component in SupportAssist, which […]