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Wireless keyboards made by eight different companies suffer from a vulnerability that can allow attackers to eavesdrop on keystrokes from up to 250 feet away, researchers warned Tuesday.
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Rapid7 has disclosed nine vulnerabilities in Orsam Lightify Pro and Home smart lighting products, some of which can be used as a pivot point for remote attacks.
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Researchers at Northeastern University next week at DEF CON are expected to present a paper describing their framework for discovering Tor hidden services directories that snoop on hidden services.
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Google fixed a whopping 48 security flaws in version 52 of its Chrome web browser.
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Starting next year, Firefox users who navigate to pages that contain Flash will be asked their consent before activating the plugin. The move, long expected, comes as developers seek to curb usage of Flash in everyday web browsing.
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Ransomware selling for as little as $39 on the dark web have security experts concerned the low price coupled with its potency could trigger a wave of new ransomware victims.
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The goal of a new initiative launched this week is simple: outsmart the ransomware crooks and put them out of business.
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Launching a BypassUAC attack just got a bit easier with a new Windows User Account Control bypass technique that can fly under the radar of security solutions that monitor for this type of circumvention.
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Researchers found a serious vulnerability in PHP code that could have allowed hackers to gain access to porn site’s private user data.
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EFF says security researchers are impinged by DMCA laws that prevent reverse engineering software to find security flaws.
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Automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is giving up to $1,500 to hackers who find bugs in its software.
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Digital rights advocates are again pleading with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to reconsider standardizing DRM in Encrypted Media Extensions, a draft specification that would ultimately feed into HTML 5.
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Threatpost is Kaspersky Lab’s Security News Service. Threatpost is dedicated to helping IT security professionals succeed at their work by delivering the most timely and important security news and analysis on the Web.

Each day, our editors and reporters scour the Internet and cover the day’s most relevant security news. We break important original stories and bring you the best, curated news feed from other sources.

Threatpost’s global editorial activities are driven by industry-leading security journalists Dennis Fisher (@dennisf) and Michael Mimoso (@Mike_Mimoso), who bring over 25 years of reporting experience to their mission of delivering insight into the issues that affect the lives of security professionals every day. Fisher and Mimoso are assisted by junior editors Chris Brook (@Brokenfuses) and Brian Donohue (@TheBrianDonohue).

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