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Apple says iOS 14.4 fixes three security bugs ‘actively exploited’ by hackers Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Apple has released iOS 14.4 with security fixes for three vulnerabilities, said to be under active attack by hackers. The technology giant said in its security update pages for iOS and iPadOS 14.4 that the three bugs affecting iPhones and iPads “may have been actively exploited.” Details of the vulnerabilities are scarce, and an Apple spokesperson declined to comment beyond what’s in the advisory. It’s not kn
Karlston posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsGithub wants to kill off security bugs in your code for good New GitHub code scanning feature hopes to catch security bugs before they do damage (Image credit: Pixabay) Github has launched a new code scanning tool that it hopes will help developers spot bugs or vulnerabilities in their work. The new feature, which is available now, allows developers to analyze their code in a GitHub repository to find security vulnerabilities and coding er
steven36 posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsBoffins reckon the robot is 'astonishingly insecure' and a potential cyber menace BOFFINS HAVE BRANDED SoftBank's Pepper robot as "astonishingly insecure" and reckon it could be used as a "cyber weapon". In a paper smartly titled ‘Adding Salt to Pepper: A Structured Security Assessment over a Humanoid Robot', academics from Michele De Donno and Nicola Dragoni of the Technical University of Sweden and Alberto Giaretta from Orebro University threw some shade at Pepper, the friendly-come-creepy looking bot. The researchers found that Pepper,
steven36 posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsThe Microsoft Security Response Center publishes two documents detailing internal procedures used by its staff to prioritize and classify security bugs. Microsoft opened its doors today to the security research community by releasing two documents that detail how the company classifies and handles security bugs. The documents were put together over the course of the year by the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), the department that receives and handles security-related bug reports at Microsoft. Drafts of the two documents were released