The maintainers of BIND have patched a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in the DNS software that can be used in a denial-of-service attack. The vulnerability affects all versions of BIND from 9.1.0 through 9.9.7. 36 more words
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Hammertoss, a backdoor uncovered by researchers at FireEye, combines many previous communication venues used by APT29, a espionage outfit linked to the Russian government.
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Phone companies take over the records on 29 November, but NSA’s tech staff will have another three months "solely" to ensure data integrity.
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Hundreds of Artificial Intelligence experts have signed an open letter warning that pushing ahead with AI weapons will lead to an arms race that puts the technology in the hands of every army, terrorist and despot. 9 more words
Mandatory updates are a promising prospect for keeping the world free of systems full of known holes, but people really do need to choose which updates get installed, and when. 10 more words