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/ Mar 14, 2018

Researchers find 'critical' security flaws in AMD chips

Security researchers said Tuesday they discovered flaws in chips made by Advanced Micro Devices that could allow hackers to take over computers and networks. Israeli-based security firm CTS Labs published its research showing "multiple critical security vulnerabilities and exploitable manufacturer backdoors" in AMD chips. CTS itemized ...

Lesser-known North Korea hacker group extends reach to Japan and Mideast

Feb 21, 2018

Lesser-known North Korea hacker group extends reach to Japan and Mideast

A North Korean cyberespionage group previously known only for targeting South Korea's government and private sector deepened its sophistication and hit further afield, including targets in Japan and the Middle East last year, security researchers said Tuesday. Cyberattacks linked by experts to North Korea have ...

Researchers uncover vast spying operation using infected messaging apps

/ Jan 19, 2018

Researchers uncover vast spying operation using infected messaging apps

An espionage campaign using malware-infected messaging apps has been stealing smartphone data from activists, soldiers, lawyers, journalists and others in more than 20 countries, researchers said in a report Thursday. A report authored by digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation and mobile security firm Lookout ...