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Intel forced to reveal ME kill switch

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For many years users have been complaining about Intel’s Management Engine feature, claiming that it was insecure and demanding that it should be permanently disabled. While it is a crucial component of Intel hardware, handling data streams between processor and external devices, the concern has always been that an attacker… Read more »

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Remote access ruse latest cyber fraud development

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The latest development in cyber attacks has been revealed by a group called Financial Fraud Action, an organisation set up by the financial services industry. This new crime occurs when fraudsters trick companies into allowing them remote access to their systems and persuade employees to transfer large sums of money… Read more »

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Pupils hack teachers’ computers to alter grades

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Corona Del Mar High School, in Newport Beach is at the centre of a hacking scandal after eleven students have been expelled for allegedly hacking teachers’ computers and changing their grades. Newport Beach police believe a private tutor 28-year-old Timothy Lai assisted the students in compromising school computers and manipulating grades…. Read more »

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Dick Cheney’s terror attack fears result in heart implant modification

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he once feared that terrorists could use the electrical device that had been implanted next to his heart as a means of assassination. The device was wireless and therefore open to security threat. After years of heart trouble, including the first of five… Read more »

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D-Link domestic routers found to have security risk

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Domestic routers by D-Link and Planex have been found to have an easy-to-exploit backdoor access point by security researcher, Craig Heffner. The backdoor, if used, would allow a hacker to take complete control of a router and/or modem letting them gain access to the home’s browsing activity. D-Link has acknowledged… Read more »

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Webcam hackers pose serious threat to unsuspecting users

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Shocking new statistics have emerged from anti-online bullying and harassment foundation, the Cybersmile Foundation, relating to the amount of complaints regarding webcam hackers. Shockingly, there is a growing trend in peadophile hackers tracking down their victims using special search engine and then accessing their webcams remotely.They exploit computer viruses which can grant… Read more »

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