Vulnerability

01.27.16
Lenovo fixes basic flaws in one of its bundled apps
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Lenovo fixes basic flaws in one of its bundled apps

Android and Windows devices had obvious exploits baked into their pre-loaded software.

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01.21.16
Princeton researchers find security flaws in IoT devices
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Princeton researchers find security flaws in IoT devices

Nest thermostats were leaking zip codes on the internet, for example.

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01.06.16
Comcast home security exploit could let burglars in (updated)
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Comcast home security exploit could let burglars in (updated)

Xfinity Home can be tricked into thinking everything's safe during a break-in.

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12.18.15
Facebook accuses bug hunter of unethical behavior
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Facebook accuses bug hunter of unethical behavior

After a security researcher gained high level access to Instagram, Facebook called his employer.

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10.21.15
Fitbit trackers can be hacked in '10 seconds' (update: Fitbit disagrees)
10.21.15

Fitbit trackers can be hacked in '10 seconds' (update: Fitbit disagrees)

The attacker just needs to be in Bluetooth range to install trojans or other malware.

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10.15.15
Adobe warns of 'critical vulnerability' in Flash
10.15.15

Adobe warns of 'critical vulnerability' in Flash

Adobe has found a 'critical' security vulnerability in some versions of Flash for Mac, Windows and Linus. There's a fix on the way, but it won't arrive until next week.

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