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10.25.15
Malware turns hundreds of security cameras into a botnet
10.25.15

Malware turns hundreds of security cameras into a botnet

Recently discovered botnet code used hundreds of CCTV cameras to attack a major cloud service.

By J. Fingas,   10.25.15
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10.13.15
Even Windows 10 is vulnerable to a big Internet Explorer security flaw
10.13.15

Even Windows 10 is vulnerable to a big Internet Explorer security flaw

Microsoft just patched a big Internet Explorer flaw that affects even Windows 10 PCs.

By J. Fingas,   10.13.15
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10.01.15
Stagefright bug now spreads through malicious audio files
10.01.15

Stagefright bug now spreads through malicious audio files

Don't go downloading random music files from public Wi-Fi networks until the patch arrives Oct. 5th and you'll be fine.

By A. Tarantola,   10.01.15
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09.30.15
Mac exploit dodges Apple's anti-malware app check
09.30.15

Mac exploit dodges Apple's anti-malware app check

Mac OS X's Gatekeeper feature normally keeps malware out, but a security flaw lets these rogue apps pretend that they're legitimate.

By J. Fingas,   09.30.15
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09.16.15
Android security flaw lets attackers in using a large password
09.16.15

Android security flaw lets attackers in using a large password

A recently discovered Android security flaw allows intruders to bypass your lock screen by crashing it.

By J. Fingas,   09.16.15
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08.17.15
Developer reveals Mac security hole without telling Apple
08.17.15

Developer reveals Mac security hole without telling Apple

A developer has posted details of a significant Mac security flaw without telling Apple, potentially giving malware creators an advantage.

By J. Fingas,   08.17.15
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07.29.15
Android security flaw puts your phone into a near-coma
07.29.15

Android security flaw puts your phone into a near-coma

A security exploit in Android uses corrupt videos to render your phone almost inoperable.

By J. Fingas,   07.29.15
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07.27.15
Android flaw lets attackers into your phone through MMS videos
07.27.15

Android flaw lets attackers into your phone through MMS videos

Attackers need only send a video through a text messaging app to compromise your phone.

By J. Fingas,   07.27.15
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07.08.15
Critical Flash exploit emerges from Hacking Team breach
07.08.15

Critical Flash exploit emerges from Hacking Team breach

Feel safe with your fully-patched computer? If you use Flash and land on the wrong website, you ma...

By S. Dent,   07.08.15
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