Attackers can use sound waves to interfere with a hard drive's normal mode of operation, creating a temporary or permanent denial of state (DoS) that could be used to prevent CCTV systems from recording video footage or freeze computers dealing with critical operations.
NVIDIA announced yesterday the end of driver support for all 32-bit operating systems and for any GPU architecture. The company says that version 390 of its GPU video driver will be the last to support 32-bit platforms.
Some hardware vendors are reacting to the recent revelation that some of Intel's core CPU technology is riddled with security holes.
Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, and Panasonic have officially confirmed that products incorporating Intel chipsets are affected by eight security flaws that allow hackers to take over devices.
A month after Amazon launched Amazon Key, security experts have already identified a flaw in the device's mode of operation that could allow rogue deliverymen to re-enter customer homes without being recorded.
HP said it would release firmware patches later this week for several security bugs reported to the company by various cyber-security experts.
Intel published a security advisory last night detailing eight vulnerabilities that impact core CPU technologies such as the Intel Management Engine (ME), Intel Server Platform Services (SPS), and Intel Trusted Execution Engine (TXE).
Microsoft confirmed that six updates the company delivered this week as part of the November 2017 Patch Tuesday are causing Epson dot matrix printers to malfunction.
Logitech will intentionally brick all Harmony Link universal hubs next year, on March 16, 2018. The company has emailed all Harmony Link customers with the bad news.
One of the world's lesser-known operating systems may actually be the most used OS in the world, according to new revelations made by Google's Linux experts.
Due to the usage of weak cryptography in the IEEE P1735 electronics standard, attackers can recover highly-valuable intellectual property in plaintext.
The Savitech USB audio driver installation package will install a root CA certificate into the Windows trusted root certificate store, in an incident that's reminiscent of the Superfish and eDellRoot episodes from 2015 and 2016, respectively.
Four major banks from South Korea have filed a lawsuit against Newegg, a US-based computer parts retailer, alleging the company has participated in a massive financial scheme that has defrauded the banks with hundreds of millions of dollars.
Infineon TPM chipsets that come with many modern-day motherboards generate insecure RSA encryption keys that put devices at risk of attack.
Tom Wimmenhove, a Dutch electronics designer, has discovered a flaw in the key fob system used by several Subaru models, a vulnerability the vendor has not patched and could be abused to hijack cars.
Today at the Oculus Connect 4 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg announced that their goal is to get 1 billion people connected to virtual reality and the only way to do that is to make VR headsets more accessible. To facilitate this, they unveiled a standalone VR headset called the Oculus Go that will be available for $199 early next year.
Alex Matrosov, a security researcher for Cylance, has discovered several flaws in how some motherboard vendors implemented Intel's UEFI BIOS firmware into their products.