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Intel Has a New Major CPU Security Flaw (But It Probably Doesn’t Affect You!)

Intel doesn’t have a particularly good history in recent years when it comes to security flaws being discovered within their processor releases. Admittedly, AMD has ...

August 11, 2022 at 10:10 am by

Major Windows Security Flaw Discovered Within 7-ZIP Compression Software

I daresay that many of you reading this probably have some kind of compression software installed on your PC or laptop. It’s a pretty common kind of program and is ...

April 21, 2022 at 8:23 am by

Windows 10 PrintNightmare Continues to Plague Microsoft… And Users!

One of the more consistent issues for the Windows 10 operating system over the last year has been updates that have created problems with printers. Since the beginning of the ...

September 20, 2021 at 8:05 am by

Valve Pays Researcher $7,500 For Finding Unlimited Steam Wallet Bug

As you may be aware, many online companies offer bug bounty programs to people known as white hat hackers. The basic premise of this is that although they do their own ...

August 17, 2021 at 9:18 am by

Windows Defender Had a Huge 12-Year-Old Security Exploit

First introduced with the launch of Windows 7, Defender has largely proven to be a pretty decent bit of integrated virus protection for all versions of the operating system ...

February 16, 2021 at 9:42 am by

HP Support Assistant Flaws May Expose PCs to Hackers

I must admit that I’m not personally a fan of ‘mainstream’ PC/laptop suppliers. Not necessarily because I have a problem with their quality, but because they ...

April 7, 2020 at 8:29 am by

Microsoft Confirm Windows XP Is Also Affected By Newly Discovered Office Zero-Day Flaw

Microsoft recently released an official statement confirming that Windows XP is also vulnerable to a newly discovered Zero-Day flaw. The security flaw affects users of ...

November 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm by

$100K Microsoft Bug Bounty Winner Says He Has Lost Most Of His Reward

Just two days ago we brought you the news that a security researched bagged a healthy $100,000 “bug bounty” from Microsoft for discovering a major class of ...

October 12, 2013 at 12:02 pm by

Microsoft Pays $100,000 Bounty For Windows 8.1 Exploit Discovery

Microsoft pledged to offer researchers and software developers up to $100,000 if they were able to find various exploits in its new Windows 8.1 operating system. Engadget ...

October 10, 2013 at 9:09 am by

German Security Provider Says 750 PayPal Phishing Sites Are Created Daily

PayPal phishing schemes drive me mad. I probably get about 5-10 emails everyday across my various work and personal email accounts from phishing sites trying to trick me into ...

August 15, 2013 at 10:54 am by

Flaws In UEFI Can Be Abused To Install UEFI Bootkit

According to a PC World report, via Softpedia, three researchers demonstrated a UEFI vulnerability at the 2013 Black Hat conference. Andrew Furtak, Oleksandr Bazhaniuk and ...

August 4, 2013 at 1:54 pm by

NSA May Have Backdoors Built Into Intel And AMD Processors

In an interesting story covered by the Australian Financial Review it is revealed that experts think the NSA has hardware level backdoors built into Intel and AMD processors. ...

July 31, 2013 at 6:54 am by

Reports Suggest Has Been Hacked And Injected With Malware Code

According to unconfirmed reports has recently been hacked and can distribute Malware code. The report states that cyber-criminals have hacked and have altered ...

July 16, 2013 at 12:27 pm by

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Bug Bounty Claimed By Google Employee!

Microsoft and other big browser companies often give out “bug bounties” for people who can discover exploits in their software. Microsoft offered up a rather large ...

July 15, 2013 at 7:24 pm by

A US Department “Handles” Malware Infection By Destroying The Infected Equipment

You’d think the American government departments, with all their funding and extra-legal powers, would know how to effectively deal with a malware infection. Well ...

July 10, 2013 at 10:54 am by

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