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vulnerability

Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds

By | computer security, DJI, Gadgets, hacking, internet security, North America, Security, spokesperson, vulnerability

It took about six months for popular consumer drone maker DJI to fix a security vulnerability across its website and apps, which if exploited could have given an attacker unfettered access to a drone owner’s account. The vulnerability, revealed Thursday by researchers at security firm Check Point, would have given an attacker complete access to […]

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Buggy software in popular connected storage drives can let hackers read private data

By | computer security, computing, firewall, Gadgets, Hack, Hardware, Security, vulnerability, web interface

Security researchers have found flaws in four popular connected storage drives that they say could let hackers access a user’s private and sensitive data. The researchers Paulos Yibelo and Daniel Eshetu said the software running on three of the devices they tested — NetGear Stora, Seagate Home and Medion LifeCloud — can allow an attacker to […]

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Password bypass flaw in Western Digital My Cloud drives puts data at risk

By | cloud computing, computer security, computing, exploit, firmware, Gadgets, hacking, Hardware, Security, software testing, spokesperson, Twitter, vulnerability, Western Digital

A security researcher has published details of a vulnerability in a popular cloud storage drive after the company failed to issue security patches for over a year. Remco Vermeulen found a privilege escalation bug in Western Digital’s My Cloud devices, which he said allows an attacker to bypass the admin password on the drive, gaining […]

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Nvidia CEO clarifies its GPUs are ‘absolutely’ immune to Meltdown and Spectre

By | Artificial Intelligence, computing, Gadgets, GeForce, GPGPU, Hardware, Jensen Huang, nvidia, TC, Video Cards, Virtual reality, vulnerability

 Nvidia issued a security bulletin on Tuesday detailing updates it made to its driver software to address the so-called Meltdown CPU vulnerability revealed by Google’s Project Zero. The bulletin was misinterpreted by some outlets as an admis…

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Tortuga Logic raises $2 million to build chip-level security systems

By | computer security, computing, cryptography, Cyberwarfare, Gadgets, national security, Startups, TC, vulnerability

 Tortuga Logic has raised $2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to help in their effort to maintain chip-level system security. Based in Palo Alto, the company plans to use the cash to build products that will find “lurking vulnerabilities” on computer hardware. The founders, Dr. Jason Oberg, Dr. Jonathan Valamehr, Professor Ryan Kastner of UC San Diego, and Professor… Read More

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