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Google releases several critical fixes

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Amongst the fifty fixes recently issued by Google for its Pixel and Nexus devices, one rated ‘critical’ rectifies an encryption bug in Qualcomm closed-source components. Of the five other patches rated ‘high’, four deal with glitches that potentially allowed denial of service attacks and the fifth resolves an elevation of… Read more »

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Intel finally releases critical security patches

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As the world’s number two supplier of microchips and processors, Intel products feature in millions of PCs and servers all over the globe. It is therefore no laughing matter to discover that malicious actors can use long-standing vulnerabilities in Intel’s Trusted Execution Engines, Management Engines and Server Platform Services firmware… Read more »

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The atomic bomb of our age

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Cyber threats have been named the twenty-first century equivalent of the atom bomb, with some calling it the greatest possible threat to western security since the dark days of the Cold War MAD era. The co-founder of Apple and early collaborator with Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, made these claims in… Read more »

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