The things are getting serious with hacking, aren’t they? Apparently, so serious that even The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has to intervene. What happened? 197 more words
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A pair of researchers has discovered a flaw in the USB protocol’s basic architecture that allows for malware to be programed into a device’s firmware, making it nearly undetectable and impossible to patch. 359 more words
So contrary to some FUD reports, Google Play stays relatively malware-free. Which makes long-running apps like this one especially puzzling.
“Computer users pass around USB sticks like silicon business cards,” Andy Greenberg reports for Wired. “lthough we know they often carry malware infections, we depend on antivirus scans and the occasional reformatting to keep our thumbdrives from becoming the carrier for the next digital epidemic. 263 more words