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The missing cumulative update for Win10 1709 appeared overnight — KB 4093105

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Android alert: This new type of rowhammer GPU attack can hijack your phone remotely

Video: Turn your Android smartphone into a bunker with 10 simple steps. Researchers have developed a technique dubbed ‘GLitch’, which uses the WebGL JavaScript graphics library, aided by a device’s integrated GPU, to remotely compromise Android smartphone browsers. The attack lowers the bar to pulling off so-called rowhammer attacks that flip bits in physical memory to ram through in-built security ... Read More »

Android alert: This new type of rowhammer GPU attack can hijack your phone remotely

Video: Turn your Android smartphone into a bunker with 10 simple steps. Researchers have developed a technique dubbed ‘GLitch’, which uses the WebGL JavaScript graphics library, aided by a device’s integrated GPU, to remotely compromise Android smartphone browsers. The attack lowers the bar to pulling off so-called rowhammer attacks that flip bits in physical memory to ram through in-built security ... Read More »

Android alert: This new type of rowhammer GPU attack can hijack your phone remotely

Video: Turn your Android smartphone into a bunker with 10 simple steps. Researchers have developed a technique dubbed ‘GLitch’, which uses the WebGL JavaScript graphics library, aided by a device’s integrated GPU, to remotely compromise Android smartphone browsers. The attack lowers the bar to pulling off so-called rowhammer attacks that flip bits in physical memory to ram through in-built security ... Read More »

What to do after a data breach: 5 steps to minimize risk

It happened again. Another major web service lost control of its database, and now you’re scrambling to stay ahead of the bad guys. As much as we hate them, data breaches are here to stay. The good news is they don’t have to elicit full-blown panic no matter how sensitive the pilfered data might be. There are usually some very ... Read More »

What to do after a data breach: 5 steps to minimize risk

It happened again. Another major web service lost control of its database, and now you’re scrambling to stay ahead of the bad guys. As much as we hate them, data breaches are here to stay. The good news is they don’t have to elicit full-blown panic no matter how sensitive the pilfered data might be. There are usually some very ... Read More »

Microsoft Patch Alert: April patches infested with bugs, but most are finally contained

People think I’m joking when I refer to bug fixing as Microsoft’s next billion-dollar business. I’m not. This month woefully demonstrated why patching Windows has become much bigger – and more critical – than developing new versions. Microsoft’s hell-bent move to bring out new versions of Windows twice a year “as a service” makes things worse, but quality control problems ... Read More »

Microsoft Patch Alert: April patches infested with bugs, but most are finally contained

People think I’m joking when I refer to bug fixing as Microsoft’s next billion-dollar business. I’m not. This month woefully demonstrated why patching Windows has become much bigger – and more critical – than developing new versions. Microsoft’s hell-bent move to bring out new versions of Windows twice a year “as a service” makes things worse, but quality control problems ... Read More »

Thirty-four tech giants sign cyber security charter

Non-malware attacks and ransomware take centre stage This report looks at research from over 1000 organisation, representing more than 2.5 million endpoints, to understand the prevalence and growth of non-malware attacks. Download now to find out more. Download Read More »

DDoS attacks fall by 60 per cent one week after WebStresser close down

German DDoS mitigation service Link11 claims that the number of attacks has fallen by almost two-thirds since the WebStresser ‘service’ was taken offline in coordinated raids last week.  That’s according to figures released by the company to Bleeping Computer, which suggest that DDoS attacks have fallen by 60 per cent in just one week after the website was closed down. ... Read More »

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