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A bug found in Glibc limits modern SIMD instructions to only Intel, inhibiting performance...

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Yesterday, Mingye Wang reported a bug in the Glibc, GNU C Library. According to him, the dl_platform detection performs "cripple AMD" in the sysdeps...
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An IoT worm Silex, developed by a 14 year old resulted in malware attack...

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This week, an IoT worm called Silex that targets a Unix-like system took down around 2,000 devices, ZDNet reports. This malware attacks by attempting...
NetSpectre attack exploits data from CPU memory

Exim patches a major security bug found in all versions that left millions of...

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Last week, a vulnerability was found in all the versions of Exim, a mail transfer agent (MTA), that when exploited can let attackers run...
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Microsoft releases security updates: a “wormable” threat similar to WannaCry ransomware discovered

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Microsoft has taken steps to release security updates for unsupported but still widely-used Windows operating systems like XP and Windows 2003. The company took...
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Hyatt Hotels launches public bug bounty program with HackerOne

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation launched its bug bounty program with HackerOne, earlier this week. As part of the bug bounty program, ethical hackers are invited...
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Mimecast introduced community based tailored threat intelligence tool at Black Hat 2019

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Yesterday, at Black Hat 2019, Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, introduced Mimecast Threat Intelligence which offers a deeper understanding of...
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Mozilla removes Avast and AVG extensions from Firefox to secure user data

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Yesterday Wladimir Palant, the creator of AdBlock Plus, reported that Mozilla removed four Firefox extensions made by Avast and its subsidiary AVG. Palant also...
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35-year-old vulnerabilities in SCP client discovered by F-Secure researcher

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Yesterday, Harry Sintonen, researcher at F-Secure, discovered 35-year-old vulnerabilities associated with SCP (Secure Copy Protocol) client, a network protocol, that uses Secure Shell (SSH)...
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Emotet, a dangerous botnet spams malicious emails, “targets 66,000 unique emails for more than...

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Three days ago, Emotet, a dangerous malware botnet was found sending malicious emails to many countries around the globe. The maligned email with Emotet's...
Intel's Spectre variant 4 patch impacts CPU performance

Intel’s Spectre variant 4 patch impacts CPU performance

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Intel recently announced their fix for Spectre variant 4 attack that would significantly decrease CPU performance. While working on this fix, Intel anticipated some...

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