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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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Up to 900 million Android phones vulnerable to Qualcomm flaw

Four major security holes have been disclosed affecting the Qualcomm chips in several recent, popular mobile phones.

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Car-hacking duo returns to Black Hat USA 2016

Dr. Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek once again hacked a vehicle, although not remotely. They also announced their retirement from car hacking.

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Kaminsky argues for internet survival in keynote at Black Hat USA 2016

A noticeably thinner but no less perkier Dan Kaminsky proposed fixing the Internet (“this Internet”) in his Black Hat USA 2016 keynote address.

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Dell patches software ‘backdoor’ in SonicWALL Global Management

Six software vulnerabilities, some critical, in Dell’s SonicWALL Global Management have been patched.

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U.S. Department of Transportation wants more cybersecurity sharing

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urges automakers to share information about cybersecurity.

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Software glitch affects Southwest Airlines flights

On Wednesday, technical problems with software disrupted nationwide travel for about three hours on Southwest Airlines. The Texas-based company confirmed the difficulties to USA Today.

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Oracle releases its largest security software update

On Tuesday, Oracle released a record 276 fixes for vulnerabilities across an array of its software.

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Flaw in ASN.1 code library could impact every form of communications

A code library used in a wide range of telecommunication products, including radios in cell towers, routers, and switches, as well as the baseband chips in individual phones contains a flaw that makes it possible to eavesdrop or disrupt entire networks.

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Researcher finds theoretical way to stop auto hacking—By listening to clocks

A new detection system listens for normal CAN-BUS traffic, and blocks nascent attacks in connected cars.

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