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Security flaw can leak Intel ME encryption keys

Intel has released updates for Intel ME, SPS, and TXE firmware to address encryption key-spilling flaw.<p>Chipmaker Intel has released firmware updates …

Encryption

A new lawsuit could set boundaries on employers accessing your devices

On day one of any new job, employees engage in a sort of Faustian bargain: In exchange for a shiny new computer, they sign away their digital rights. The thinking goes that as long as an employee is on a work device, the employer has the right to monitor what you type.<p>But what exactly constitutes a …

Employment

Windows 10 and 7 support changes: How they affect you

Microsoft is changing how it supports Windows 7 and Windows 10.<p>The shake-up will allow businesses and schools to run a stable and secure version of …

Windows 10

Wi-Fi Gets More Secure: Everything You Need to Know About WPA3

WPA3, Enhanced Open, Easy Connect: The Wi-Fi Alliance's trio of new protocols explainedThe biggest Wi-Fi security update in 14 years was recently …

Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

Two decades ago, the US intelligence community worked closely with Silicon Valley in an effort to track citizens in cyberspace. And Google is at the heart of that origin story. Some of the research that led to Google’s ambitious creation was funded and coordinated by a research group established by …

Silicon Valley

Magnesium deficiency may be causing your leg cramps—here’s how to know for sure

Magnesium is one of the most hyped-up natural salves for all types of muscle-related pain—from headaches to digestive distress to menstrual cramps. …

Wellness

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Maps

New 'Foreshadow' Flaw Exploits Intel Chips To Steal Protected Data

The new vulnerability builds on research related to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. Foreshadow can be exploited to read data from Intel's SGX …

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0022 and Updated Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0019.1

Today, VMware has released the following new and updated security advisories: VMSA-2018-0022 – VMware Workstation and Fusion updates address an …

Vmware

'Fallout 76' deals with trolls by making them part of the game

You can also block unwanted players.<p>When Bethesda mentioned that <i>Fallout 76</i> was an online game, you could hear alarm bells ringing in fans' heads. How were they going to deal with the inevitable trolls who come in to ruin other players' fun? Now we know: it's making them a part of the game. In a …

Grand Theft Auto

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2080 PCB leaked pre-Gamescom

What looks quite like the PCB of a new NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card leaked this week. It’s apparently the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2080 PCB, complete …

SUP Foiling in the Dead Sea

Bordering Israel, the West Bank and Jordan, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth at over 1400 feet below sea level. And at almost nine times …

EVE Online Alliances Are Positioning For A Massive War

Over the past week, the overwhelming majority of <i>EVE Online</i>’<i>s</i> player run coalitions have begun to band together and field some of the most powerful …

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Facebook Project Satellite

U.S. Launch Report / Via youtube.com<p>An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded at its Florida launch site around 9 a.m. Thursday morning, NASA officials told …

Nvidia miscalculations may have led to excess GPU inventory

<b>Rumor mill:</b> Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang at Computex 2018 earlier this month revealed that new GeForce GPUs won’t be launching anytime soon. Now, we may …

Cisco Removes Backdoor Account, Fourth in the Last Four Months

For the fourth time in as many months, Cisco has removed hardcoded credentials that were left inside one of its products, which an attacker could …

Information Security

Update Google Chrome Immediately to Patch a High Severity Vulnerability

You must update your Google Chrome now. Security researcher Michał Bentkowski discovered and reported a high severity vulnerability in Google Chrome …

Google Chrome

How to Fix the “driver being installed is not validated for this computer” Error on Windows 10

Intel’s GPU drivers, for some reason, refuse to install on some PCs running Windows 10 (and perhaps earlier version too). The error message -- “The …

SonicWall Looks Beyond Firewalls to Enable Cyber-Security

VIDEO: SonicWall CEO Bill Conner details how his company has grown since spinning out from Dell, building our new product lines to enable real-time …

A new laser eye surgery fixes your vision without any gnarly eyeball slicing

As someone who wears glasses, the idea of corrective laser eye surgery is certainly tempting. But then you start reading about how the invasive …

U.S. Army

PUBG owners file lawsuit against Fortnite to ‘protect copyright’

<i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> soared in popularity last year, introducing the battle royale shooter genre to the masses. The popularity of <i>PUBG</i> led Epic Games to introduce its own battle royale mode in <i>Fortnite</i>, a shooter that now dominates Twitch streams and has become one of the most popular games …

A Lyme disease vaccine has been developed

The first vaccination to prevent people from catching Lyme disease has been developed in the UK. Manufactured by pharmaceutical group Valneva, the vaccine has successfully passed human clinical trials, and will be available on the NHS for anyone over the age of 2.<p>Spotlighted by model Bella Hadid, …

Endpoint security: the IT vulnerability hiding in plain sight

<b>In an age of increasing cybercrime sophistication, businesses should build security from the hardware up</b><p>Recent high-profile cyber-attacks in Ireland …

Cybersecurity

Trend Micro launches Zero Browser for iOS -- a web browser that protects your privacy

Trend Micro has a new privacy-focused mobile browser for iOS users called Zero Browser. It has been designed specifically to block a range of …

Trend Micro

Nanoparticles from tea leaves 'destroy lung cancer cells'

<b>Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves could be the key to a leap forward in treating lung cancer, scientists have "accidentally" discovered.</b><p>The joint Swansea University and Indian team was actually intending to create markers for detecting tumours.<p>They were amazed to discover the "quantum dots" …

PCI DSS Version 3.2.1 Released - Changes that you Need to Know

PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published <b>PCI DSS Version 3.2.1</b> with minor revision to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which …

Information Security

Are You Immune to Cancer?

Seven years ago, biochemist Zheng Cui of Wake Forest University was conducting a routine experiment, injecting test mice with a strain of cancer …

Cancer

Lady in blue: the nudes of Lisa Brice – in pictures

South Africa-born artist Lisa Brice first began working on her series of blue female nudes in 2014. “The situations are imagined,” she says, “but based on real experience.” They’ve been all-consuming at times: “I painted a group of 60 continuously day and night for a month,” she says. “Eventually …

Migraines Are The Worst And The FDA Just Approved A New Type Of Drug To Prevent Them

The generic name of the drug is erenumab, and it's made by Amgen Inc. Three clinical trials were used in the approval, and people taking Aimovig over a 3- or 6-month period had between 1 and 2.5 fewer migraines each month compared to those taking a placebo. The most common side effects were …

Breakthrough breast cancer drug Herceptin cures disease 'twice as quick' as previously thought

Women with aggressive breast cancer can be effectively cured in half the time compared to current treatment, minimising harmful side effects, researchers have said.<p>A new trial of patients suffering from HER2-positive breast cancer found survival rates were almost identical among those given six …