Specially-designed malware installed on a router or a switch can take control over the device's LEDs and use them to transmit data in a binary format to a nearby attacker, who can capture it using simple video recording equipment.
The FBI has arrested members of a motorcycle gang accused to have hacked and stolen over 150 Jeep Wranglers from Southern California, which they later crossed the border into Mexico to have stripped down for parts.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that a company's patent claims end after the first sale and customers can refurbish and sell old products without the threat of being sued under patent laws by the product's original manufacturer.
US Secretary of Homeland Security Gen. John Kelly revealed in an interview over the weekend that the US might expand its current laptop ban to all flights into the US in the near future.
The latest firmware update for Netgear NightHawk R7000 routers adds support and enables an "analytics system" that collects user data and sends it to the company's servers.
NAND flash memory chips, the building blocks of solid-state drives (SSDs), include what could be called "programming vulnerabilities" that can be exploited to alter stored data or shorten the SSD's lifespan.
Security researchers from SEC Consult have found eight vulnerabilities in the firmware of Western Digital TV Media Player that allow hackers a multitude of ways to hack and take over the device.
HP has issued an update to remove a keylogging mechanism found in the audio drivers included with some of its high-end laptops.
A team of researchers from the Tandon School of Engineering at the New York University has created a method of generating fake digital fingerprints capable of unlocking random smartphones.
The audio driver installed on some HP laptops includes a feature that could best be described as a keylogger, which records all the user's keystrokes and saves the information to a local file, accessible to anyone or any third-party software or malware that knows where to look.
40 models of the Asus RT line of home routers are affected by five vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to get ahold of the router password, change router settings without authentication, and exfiltrate router data.
Intel's security team released a series of patches yesterday that fix a remote code execution (RCE) bug found in the Intel Management Engine (ME).
An unpatched bug in the firmware of Intel Puma 6 chipsets — used within several models of gigabit cable modems — is causing latency issues, and may also be used to knock devices offline via a gentle packet stream.
A severe security flaw in the implementation of the SNMP protocol allows an attacker to take over at least 58 cable modem models, according to a team of researchers.
Security researchers from Neseso are sounding the alarm on a vulnerability they've discovered in Samsung smart TVs that Samsung declined to fix.
Linksys says that 25 router models are vulnerable to remote hacking and could be taken over by an attacker if users still use their default admin credentials.
Starting this month, Microsoft has stopped delivering updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 operating systems running on modern processor models, such as Intel 7th Generation (Kaby Lake) and AMD 7th Generation (Bristol Ridge).
A particular TP-Link router model will spew out its admin password in cleatext to anyone that sends an SMS message to the router's SIM card with a particular script inside, according to German security researcher Jan Hörsch.
Scientists have developed a new type of material that could be used in the future to create self-healing electronics, such as smartphones, batteries, speakers, robotics, and others.