A year-long study revealed on Friday that laptop manufacturers seriously overstate their claims on a device's battery life, sometimes by hours, not minutes.
Work on DDR5 (Double Data Rate 5), a standard for computer memory chips, has already begun, JEDEC, a standards body for the microelectronics industry, said on Thursday.
Yesterday, at the BlackHat Asia 2017 security conference, researchers from cyber-security firm Cylance disclosed two vulnerabilities in the firmware of Gigabyte BRIX small computing devices, which allow an attacker to write malicious content to the UEFI firmware.
WikiLeaks dumped yesterday the source code of a CIA tool called Marble, which according to previously leaked CIA manuals, the Agency classified as a code obfuscation framework.
Lots of Android ransomware news this week even though Google feels they are pretty rare. Also some updates to tools created by Michael Gillespie (CryptoSearch & ID-Ransomware), a new PyCL ransomware being distributed via RIG, and ransomware asking for 6 bitcoin ransoms while making fun of USA sanctions on Russia.
If you want to know what some ransomware developers think about the USA, you can get a good idea from the ransom note of the Sanctions Ransomware. Dubbed Sanctions Ransomware due to the image in the ransom note, the developer makes it fairly obvious how he feels about the USA and their attempts to sanction Russia.
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A new tool released on GitHub last week can help paranoid sysadmins keep track of whenever someone plugs in or disconnects an USB-based device from high-value workstations.
Even before its official launch, smartphone experts are criticizing Samsung Galaxy S8 phones after one of their colleagues managed to bypass the facial recognition feature that ships with these phones by flashing a photo of himself in front of the phone.
It appears that for at least one day, Skype has served malicious ads, which in turn pushed a fake Flash Player update onto users. The malicious ads came to light after Reddit and Twitter users complained about Skype forcing a Flash Player update down their throat.
A former sysadmin is facing up to ten years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 after he used a backdoor account and sabotaged his former employer on the day he was fired.
Researchers have spotted a new strain of Android ransomware that could evade detection on all mobile antivirus engines at the time of its discovery. Currently targeting Russian-speaking users, this ransomware lacks basic decryption functionality.
Scientists from two Israeli universities have come up with a way to use flatbed scanners as relay points when sending commands to malware installed on an air-gapped computer. Further research also revealed the scanner could also be used to relay stolen data to a nearby attacker.
In an era of the Internet when most browser vendors are taking steps to migrate away from Flash and all security experts recommend you blast that piece of insecure junk off your computer, the nice people at FedEx are giving you a $5 promo code to (re)install or reactivate it in your browser.
The European Commission, through the voice of EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova, announced plans to find a way for law enforcement to access data exchanged via encrypted instant messaging services, such as WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, and others.