drivers

Screwed Drivers: Windows Third-Party Device Code is Huge Mess

Many Windows drivers permit malware to access anything, subverting controls that separate user space from the kernel ...
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Npm Update Crashes Linux Systems

Emergency Patch for Zero-Day Vulnerability in Internet Explorer

Microsoft has released an unscheduled patch for a remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is actively exploited by attackers. Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of every month—known ...
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Intel Investigating Reboots

Intel Investigating Reboots Caused by CPU Firmware Patches

The CPU crisis continues. After Windows and Ubuntu patches for the Meltdown and Spectre flaws caused problems for some users, Intel is now investigating reports that its CPU firmware updates are triggering ...
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infosec

Sowbug Cyberespionage Group Hits South America, South Asia

Security researchers have identified a cyberespionage group that has been stealing data from policy and diplomatic organizations in South America and South Asia since at least 2015. “While cyberespionage attacks are often ...