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Hackers are using a severe Windows bug to backdoor unpatched servers

Getty Images reader comments 12 with 8 posters participating Share this story One of the most critical Windows vulnerabilities disclosed this year is under active attack by hackers who are trying to backdoor servers that store credentials for every user and administrative account on a network, a researcher said on Friday. Zerologon, as the vulnerability… Read More »

Google and Intel warn of high-severity Bluetooth security bug in Linux

reader comments 41 with 26 posters participating, including story author Share this story Google and Intel are warning of a high-severity Bluetooth flaw in all but the most recent version of the Linux Kernel. While a Google researcher said the bug allows seamless code execution by attackers within Bluetooth range, Intel is characterizing the flaw… Read More »

When coffee makers are demanding a ransom, you know IoT is screwed

reader comments 357 with 209 posters participating, including story author Share this story With the name Smarter, you might expect a network-connected kitchen appliance maker to be, well, smarter than companies selling conventional appliances. But in the case of the Smarter’s Internet-of-things coffee maker, you’d be wrong. Security problems with Smarter products first came to… Read More »