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How To Fix Meltdown & Spectre Apple Google Microsoft

The recently discovered Meltdown and Spectre processor security flaws are two of the worst security threats we’ve ever witnessed. If exploited, they’d let hackers use malicious apps to extract sensitive data from computers and mobile…

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Leftover Synaptics debugger puts a keylogger on HP laptops

For the second time this year, HP has had to patch its laptops after a security researcher found a driver-level keylogger – and this time, other laptop-makers might have to check their own products. The…

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HP caught again: After keylogger in audio driver, now keylogger found in keyboard driver

A security researcher has discovered a keylogger in the keyboard driver of HP that could potentially be abused by malware. The keylogger was found inside the driver of the Synaptics Touchpad that is installed on…

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More than $60 million worth of bitcoin potentially stolen after hack on cryptocurrency site

Hackers may have gotten away with $60 million worth of bitcoin after a cyber attack hit the cryptocurrency mining platform NiceHash. Users highlighted the cyber breach on Reddit and Twitter Wednesday, with some saying they…

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Bitcoin Mining Now Consuming More Electricity Than 159 Countries Including Ireland & Most Countries In Africa

Bitcoin’s ongoing meteoric price rise has received the bulk of recent press attention with a lot of discussion around whether or not it’s a bubble waiting to burst. However, most the coverage has missed out…

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Saudi prince now owns more of Twitter than Jack Dorsey does

A Saudi prince has increased his holdings in Twitter, making him the company’s second largest shareholder. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, who in 2011 invested $300 million in the social network, now owns…

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Weird iOS 11 bug infuriates iPhone users by preventing them from typing the letter ‘i’ – here’s how to fix it

A bizarre bug in Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 11, is infuriating iPhone users. Several people have reported that every time they try to to type the letter “i”, it gets replaced by the…

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Here’s every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability available right now

Monday morning was not a great time to be an IT admin, with the public release of a bug that effectively broke WPA2 wireless security. As reported previously by ZDNet, the bug, dubbed “KRACK” —…

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Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users. Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows attackers within range of vulnerable device or access point to intercept passwords,…

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CBS’s Showtime caught mining crypto-coins in viewers’ web browsers

The websites of US telly giant CBS’s Showtime contained JavaScript that secretly commandeered viewers’ web browsers over the weekend to mine cryptocurrency. The flagship Showtime.com and its instant-access ShowtimeAnytime.com sibling silently pulled in code that…

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