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Will Toyota Bad Guy Charge Improve Safety And Security?

Toyota agreed last week to pay a record $1.2 billion criminal charge for misleading consumers and the federal government about unplanned velocity in its automobiles. This security flaw and others have actually caused various injuries and also deaths. 315 more words

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Bug in Adobe Flash Player lets hackers control affected PCs

An Adobe Flash Player bug has been discovered by South Korean security firm CERT which allows the hackers to download the payload and executed to control the system. 31 more words

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Meltdown and Spectre: ‘worst ever’ CPU bugs affect virtually all computers | Technology | The Guardian

Everything from smartphones and PCs to cloud computing affected by major security flaw found in Intel and other processors – and fix could slow devices… 49 more words

Technology

How to protect your PC against the major ‘Meltdown’ CPU security flaw

A good story about the ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ security flaw hitting Intel based processors. Originally I had read that the flaw went back 10 years, but this story said the vulnerabilities went back 20 years. 28 more words

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Root Security Flaw Allows Anyone To Become Root In Mac OS High Sierra

I can confirm the new root security flaw would affect the Apple’s MacBook Pro 2016 model because I’m using one at the moment.  I can also confirm this same flaw would also work on my older MacBook Pro (Mid 2010 model).  682 more words

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