Software

Google team reveals zero-day Windows exploit

Google reported a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows Friday that allows for privilege escalation and sometimes resulted in a crash. The vulnerability is a buffer overflow type in a driver found in Windows versions 7 and ...

Hardware

Vulnerability found in Apple's T2 security chip

Security firm IronPeak has found a vulnerability in Apple's T2 security chip. They claim in a blog post that the vulnerability allows would-be hackers to gain root access to a wide variety of Apple computers.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Critical "Starbleed" vulnerability in FPGA chips identified

Field programmable gate arrays, FPGAs for short, are flexibly programmable computer chips that are considered very secure components in many applications. In a joint research project, scientists from the Horst Görtz Institute ...

Software

Zoom has another security flaw

Researchers at a company called Bleeping Computer have exposed another security flaw with the conferencing application Zoom—one that allows hackers to steal user passwords. The vulnerability in the software application ...

Hardware

Unfixable security flaw found in Intel chipset

The bad news: A security research firm has found that Intel chipsets used in computers over the past five years have a major flaw that allows hackers to bypass encryption codes and quietly install malware such as keyloggers.

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