Infosec researchers say Apple’s bug-bounty program needs work
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Infosec researchers say Apple’s bug-bounty program needs work

Enlarge / If you never preserve superior relationships with bug reporters, you may not get to management the disclosure timeline. The Washington Write-up reported earlier currently that Apple’s partnership with third-social gathering safety scientists could use some more good tuning. Especially, Apple’s “bug bounty” program—a way corporations motivate ethical stability scientists to come across and responsibly […]

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Samsung has its own AI-designed chip. Soon, others will too
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Samsung has its own AI-designed chip. Soon, others will too

Getty Photos Samsung is applying synthetic intelligence to automate the insanely intricate and delicate approach of planning cutting-edge personal computer chips. The South Korean huge is 1 of the initial chipmakers to use AI to build its chips. Samsung is utilizing AI features in new software package from Synopsys, a major chip structure application business […]

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Home and office routers come under attack by China state hackers, France warns

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) China state hackers are compromising large numbers of home and office routers for use in a vast and ongoing attack against organizations in France, authorities from that county said. The hacking group—known in security circles as APT31, Zirconium, Panda, and other names—has historically conducted espionage campaigns targeting government, financial, aerospace and […]

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SolarWinds hackers breach new victims, including a Microsoft support agent

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) The nation-state hackers who orchestrated the SolarWinds supply chain attack compromised a Microsoft worker’s computer and used the access to launch targeted attacks against company customers, Microsoft said in a terse statement published late on a Friday afternoon. The hacking group also compromised three entities using password-spraying and brute-force techniques, which […]

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Shortages loom as ransomware hamstrings the world’s biggest meat producer

Enlarge (credit: Matthew Stockman / Getty Images) A ransomware attack has struck the world’s biggest meat producer, causing it to halt some operations in the US, Canada, and Australia while threatening shortages throughout the world, including up to a fifth of the American supply. Brazil-based JBS SA said on Monday that it was the target […]

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Ajit Pai promised cheaper Internet—real prices rose 19 percent instead

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MirageC) The average US home-Internet bill increased 19 percent during the first three years of the Trump administration, disproving former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s claim that deregulation lowered prices, according to a new report by advocacy group Free Press. For tens of millions of families that aren’t wealthy, […]

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Microsoft acquires Nuance—makers of Dragon speech rec—for $16 billion
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Microsoft acquires Nuance—makers of Dragon speech rec—for $16 billion

Enlarge / In this 2011 picture, Dr. Michael A. Lee utilizes Dragon Health-related voice-recognition computer software to enter his notes just after looking at a affected individual. Before right now, Microsoft declared its ideas to acquire Nuance for $56 for every share—23 percent previously mentioned Nuance’s closing price tag past Friday. The deal adds up […]

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“Expert” hackers used 11 zerodays to infect Windows, iOS, and Android users
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“Expert” hackers used 11 zerodays to infect Windows, iOS, and Android users

A group of innovative hackers exploited no less than 11 zeroday vulnerabilities in a nine-thirty day period campaign that utilized compromised websites to infect thoroughly patched equipment jogging Home windows, iOS, and Android, a Google researcher explained. Applying novel exploitation and obfuscation techniques, a mastery of a wide range of vulnerability varieties, and a complex […]

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This bot hunts software bugs for the Pentagon
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This bot hunts software bugs for the Pentagon

Late past year, David Haynes, a security engineer at the Online infrastructure organization Cloudflare, identified himself gazing at a bizarre image. “It was pure gibberish,” he claims. “A full bunch of grey and black pixels, created by a equipment.” He declined to share the impression, declaring it would be a protection risk. Haynes’ caution was […]

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Comcast accidentally published 200,000 “unlisted” phone numbers
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Comcast accidentally published 200,000 “unlisted” phone numbers

Enlarge / A Comcast van in San Ramon, California, February 25, 2020. Comcast mistakenly published the names, phone quantities, and addresses of virtually 200,000 clients who compensated month to month service fees to make their figures unlisted. The names and numbers were being produced out there on Ecolisting, a listing operate by Comcast, and picked […]

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