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12.08.15
FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes
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FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes

An FBI director admits that the bureau uses zero-day exploits to snoop on targets.

By J. Fingas,   12.08.15
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06.14.15
The US Navy wants to buy unpatched security flaws
06.14.15

The US Navy wants to buy unpatched security flaws

It won't surprise you to hear that governments are eager to buy unpatched security exploits for th...

By J. Fingas,   06.14.15
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02.15.15
Google is giving companies a break on security disclosures
02.15.15

Google is giving companies a break on security disclosures

Google's Project Zero is supposed to goad companies into patching software security flaws before t...

By J. Fingas,   02.15.15
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01.23.15
Google reveals Mac security holes before Apple's fix is ready
01.23.15

Google reveals Mac security holes before Apple's fix is ready

Microsoft isn't the only big tech firm grappling with surprise security flaw disclosures these day...

By J. Fingas,   01.23.15
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01.20.15
Hackers broke into Sony Pictures using an unpatched security hole
01.20.15

Hackers broke into Sony Pictures using an unpatched security hole

Whether or not you believe that North Korea hacked Sony Pictures, one thing is becoming apparent:...

By J. Fingas,   01.20.15
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09.24.14
Kevin Mitnick will sell you security exploits, if you have $100,000
09.24.14

Kevin Mitnick will sell you security exploits, if you have $100,000

Ever since he was released from prison, legendary hacker (and social engineering expert) Kevin Mit...

By J. Fingas,   09.24.14
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01.14.13
Oracle releases v11 fix for zero-day Java security flaw
01.14.13

Oracle releases v11 fix for zero-day Java security flaw

Oracle has released an official fix for the Java security flaw that was reported by CERT (the Com...

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05.28.12
Flame malware snoops on PCs across the Middle East, makes Stuxnet look small-time
05.28.12

Flame malware snoops on PCs across the Middle East, makes Stuxnet look small-time

Much ado was made when security experts found Stuxnet wreaking havoc, but it's looking as though t...

By J. Fingas,   05.28.12
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05.10.11
Security firm claims to have hacked Chrome's sandbox
05.10.11

Security firm claims to have hacked Chrome's sandbox

It didn't manage to do it during the most recent Pwn2Own challenge, but VUPEN Security is now c...

By D. Melanson,   05.10.11
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