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Network Security Fri Jun 23 2017 05:49:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft PatchGuard kernel protection could allow hackers to plant rootkits on computers running the company's latest and secure operating system, Windows 10. Researchers at CyberArk Labs have developed a new attack tec
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Security researchers have discovered more than a decade-old vulnerability in several Unix-based operating systems including Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD and Solaris which can be exploited by attackers to escalate their privileges to root, potentia
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A British computer hacker who allegedly hacked a United States Department of Defense satellite system in 2014 and accessed the personal information of hundreds of military personnel has pleaded guilty on Thursday. Sean Caffrey, a 25-year-old resident
WikiLeaks has published a new batch of the ongoing Vault 7 leak, this time detailing a framework which is being used by the CIA for monitoring the Internet activity of the targeted systems by exploiting vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi devices. Dubbed "Cherr
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The Pirate Bay a widely popular file-sharing website predominantly used to share copyrighted material free of charge is once again in trouble, this time in Europe. The European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled today that Dutch ISPs can block access
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