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Why is my keyboard connected to the cloud?

(Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Everything is becoming a thing connected to the internet, but some things really shouldn’t be. First cab off that rank should be input devices, because what sort of maniac thinks the advantages of a roaming cloud-based configuration outweighs the potential explosion in surface area to attack and ...

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NASA internal app leaked employee emails, project names

A NASA web app leaked details such as employee usernames, names, email addresses, and project names, ZDNet has learned today from bug hunter Avinash Jain. The exposure originated from one of NASA’s Jira installations, a web app that most companies use for tracking projects or internal bugs and issues. In ...

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Microsoft January 2019 Patch Tuesday fixes 50 vulnerabilities

Microsoft has released today its monthly roll-up of security updates known as Patch Tuesday. In this month’s update train, the Redmond-based OS maker has patched 50 vulnerabilities across nine products, including the Windows OS, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, ChakraCore, the .NET Framework, ASP.NET, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Exchange Server, and ...

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NSA to release a free reverse engineering tool

The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool at the upcoming RSA security conference that will be held at the start of March, in San Francisco. The software’s name is GHIDRA and in technical terms, is a disassembler, a piece of software that breaks down executable ...

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