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Researchers question Muddy Water’s security report on St. Jude Medical

New research suggests that parts of a report from a capital investment firm alleging vulnerabilities in St Jude Medical devices were inaccurate.

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Dangerous iOS flaws patched in emergency update

iPhone and iPad users should update their iOS software to the latest release version as soon as possible following the disclosure of three dangerous vulnerabilities on Thursday.

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Analysts find that apps run in containers more secure than not

Two analyst firms have concluded that running apps in containers is more secure than alternatives.

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U.S. government stresses security in procurement and acquisitions

U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NSCS) will soon supply specific critical U.S. telecommunications, energy and financial organizations with classified supply chain threat reports.

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Study finds security warnings ignored 90% of the time

A new study finds that people ignore security warnings from software up to 90% of the time.

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Posted in Software Architecture and Design | Comments Off on Study finds security warnings ignored 90% of the time

 

1.4 billion Android devices vulnerable to hijack attacks

Roughly 80 percent of all Android devices contain a Linux vulnerability that affect unencrypted communications and allow attackers to hijack data.

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White House launches software code-sharing program

Last week, the White House Office of Budget and Management release its Federal Source Code policy, requiring government agencies to share some of the code it creates.

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Keyless entry crypto failure affects millions of older Volkswagens

Researchers have disclosed a cryptographic flaw that affects keyless entry systems for Volkswagens manufactured between 1995 and 2016.

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Criminal hackers target Oracle’s MICROS point-of-sale system

A Russian cybercrime group has breached hundreds of point-of-sale computer systems from Oracle.

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19-year-old gets United Airlines bug bounty: 1M air miles

A security researcher from Amsterdam has received a bug bounty of one million free air miles from United Airlines after reporting 20 major bugs.

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