Security

New chip stops attacks before they start

A new computer processor architecture developed at the University of Michigan could usher in a future where computers proactively defend against threats, rendering the current electronic security model of bugs and patches ...

Security

Magento commerce platform has fixes, users told to install asap

Patches for an ecommerce platform should be applied immediately. No ifs, maybes, buts, laters. Researchers say anyone using the Magento platform should upgrade as soon as possible and in light of the threat, as soon as possible ...

Security

Researchers discover computer chip vulnerabilities

A Washington State University research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics.

Internet

Facebook says bug in Messenger app on Android fixed

(Tech Xplore)—As many know by now, Facebook recently had a security issue involving Messenger. Outside Facebook, security researchers said that a bug with the Messenger service would have allowed attackers to change the ...

Security

Linux kernel vulnerability traced to keyring implementation

Security watchers this week focused on the zero-day vulnerability which was found inside the Linux kernel. Geektime's Gabriel Avner and Yaneev Avital reported Tuesday that the Israeli cyber security firm Perception Point ...

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