Fixes for speculative exploits like Spectre and Meltdown comes with problems of their own. But a new approach could simply make them redundant as potential attacks without drawbacks, while making the whole system more secure.
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Multiple reports have indicated top apps in the Mac App Store have been stealing sensitive data right. Not only did Apple fail to properly vet them, it ignored warnings from security researchers for weeks. Is a safe app store too much to ask?
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You likely don’t give much thought to printers and fax machines. But a group of researchers recently showed hackers can fax their way into a network and make it out with whatever data they wanted.
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Think you’re safe from Yahoo’s unethical data mining practices because it’s not your primary email account? As it turns out, Yahoo knows you use it for spam -- and it's turning a quick buck on your junk mail anyways.
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Financial fraud is a problem for many industries, but as micro-transactions become more commonplace in gaming, fraud is proving problematic for developers and gamers alike.
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Three new processor vulnerabilities have appeared under the 'Foreshadow' banner. They're similar in nature to Meltdown and Spectre, only they steal data from different memory spaces. Here's everything you need to know.
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Spam emails might seem like an outdated way to spread malware, but in 2018 they are proving to be the most effective attack vector thanks to new techniques and tricks.
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Companies and individuals sink loads of money into cybersecurity each year, and yet with each passing month, the situation seems to worsen. Area 1 Security has a new philosophy -- and it could totally change the game.
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(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity. Scanning your face is easier than remembering a password, that’s for sure. But while facial recognition technology has gone mainstream with Apple’s FaceID and Microsoft’s Windows Hello, we’re only now thinking through the cybersecurity and privacy concerns. Now Facebook, among other […]
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