Google Fixes Mysterious Audio Recording Blip in Smart Speakers
by Lindsey O'Donnell on August 10, 2020 at 9:31 pm
Google Home devices reportedly recorded noises even without the "Hey Google" prompt due to the inadvertent rollout of a home security system feature.
Google Chrome Browser Bug Exposes Billions of Users to Data Theft
by Tara Seals on August 10, 2020 at 7:43 pm
The vulnerability allows attackers to bypass Content Security Policy (CSP) protections and steal data from website visitors.
DDoS Attacks Cresting Amid Pandemic
by Tara Seals on August 10, 2020 at 5:45 pm
Attacks were way up year-over-year in the second quarter as people continue to work from home.
TeamViewer Flaw in Windows App Allows Password-Cracking
by Lindsey O'Donnell on August 10, 2020 at 3:56 pm
Remote, unauthenticated attackers could exploit the TeamViewer flaw to execute code and crack victims' passwords.
Qualcomm Bugs Open 40 Percent of Android Handsets to Attack
by Tom Spring on August 7, 2020 at 10:11 pm
Researchers identified serious flaws in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoC and the Hexagon architecture that impacts nearly half of Android handsets.
Attackers Horn in on MFA Bypass Options for Account Takeovers
by Tara Seals on August 7, 2020 at 8:24 pm
Legacy applications don't support modern authentication -- and cybercriminals know this.
Have I Been Pwned Set to Go Open-Source
by Tara Seals on August 7, 2020 at 7:16 pm
Fully opening the door to allow people to contribute to – and notably, tinker with – the code for the data-breach information service will be an entirely next-level effort, according to founder Troy Hunt.
Hackers Dump 20GB of Intel’s Confidential Data Online
by Elizabeth Montalbano on August 7, 2020 at 1:32 pm
Chipmaker investigates a leak of intellectual property from its partner and customer resource center.
- Google Fixes Mysterious Audio Recording Blip in Smart Speakers