Spectre and Meltdown, the two major flaws discovered in computer processors, could allow cybercriminals to steal passwords or other sensitive data. And experts are on the lookout for them.
A security researcher is urging owners of Western Digital MyCloud NAS devices to update the firmware of their portable hard-drives to fix a series of important security bugs he reported to the vendor, among which there is an easy exploitable and wormable hardcoded (backdoor) account.
The delay in typing in messages, or the lag in loading my mail on my iPhone, has been explained. Apple has confirmed that it does deliberately slow down the operation of older iPhones, and says it is doing so to avoid the devices from shutting down because of aging batteries.
Apple has been accused of being ‘racist’ after a Chinese boy realised he could unlock his mum’s iPhone X using the facial recognition software.
All good things come to an end. This year, we watched as some of our favorite gadgets found a new home in a casket filled with the technology of yesteryear. Fill up a glass and get ready to pour one out for the tech casualties of 2017.
Over the course of the current week, WordPress sites around the globe have been the targets of a massive brute-force campaign during which hackers attempted to guess admin account logins in order to install a Monero miner on compromised sites.
Facebook just loosened the leash a little on its facial-recognition algorithms. Starting Tuesday, any time someone uploads a photo that includes what Facebook thinks is your face, you’ll be notified even if you weren’t tagged.
The FCC has repealed U.S. net neutrality rules. As a result of today’s vote, Internet providers have the freedom to restrict, or charge for, access to certain sites and services if they please. This also means that BitTorrent throttling and blocking could become commonplace once again, as it was a decade ago.