vulnerability

Nvidia CEO clarifies its GPUs are ‘absolutely’ immune to Meltdown and Spectre

Nvidia issued a security bulletin on Tuesday detailing updates it made to its driver software to address the so-called Meltdown CPU vulnerability revealed by Google's Project Zero. The bulletin was mi

Security researchers flag invite bug in WhatsApp group chats

Security researchers have revealed details of a vulnerability in WhatsApp's security that could be used to compromise the secrecy of encrypted group chats on the messaging platform.

A major kernel vulnerability is going to slow down all Intel processors

A significant vulnerability has been discovered in all Intel processor chips and it’s going to have a huge impact going forward. The Register first noticed this major design flaw in Linux kernel pat

Tortuga Logic raises $2 million to build chip-level security systems

Tortuga Logic has raised $2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to help in their effort to maintain chip-level system security. Based in Palo Alto, the company plans to use the cash to build

Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol today. Most devices and routers currently rely on WPA2 to encrypt your WiFi traffic, so ch

Equifax products also leaked thousands of salary histories

Equifax is still leaking like a sieve. Security researcher Brian Krebs has outlined a vulnerability in Equifax’s The Work Number product, a system used by credit companies to confirm your salary

New Bluetooth vulnerability can hack a phone in 10 seconds

Security company Armis has found a collection of eight exploits, collectively called BlueBorne, that can allow an attacker access to your phone without touching it. The attack can allow access to comp

Twitter says Vine users’ emails and phone numbers were exposed for a day, but weren’t misused

Twitter is alerting Vine users of a bug that exposed their email addresses and, in some cases, phone numbers to third parties. It’s also advising affected users to be cautious about an

Google is the latest company to brush off most of the WikiLeaks vulnerabilities

WikiLeaks dumped thousands of alleged CIA documents online yesterday that contained lists of vulnerabilities in popular tech products, sending companies scrambling to make sure their security patches

Cloudbleed investigation turns up a million leaks but no signs of exploitation

Since Cloudflare revealed a bug that caused random chunks of data to leak from customer websites, including Fitbit and OkCupid, the company has worked to determine the extent of the problem. It turns

Cisco and Fortinet say vulnerabilities disclosed in ‘NSA hack’ are legit

A group calling itself the Shadow Brokers dumped data online this weekend that it claimed to have stolen from the Equation Group, a hacking team widely believed to be associated with the NSA. Firewall

Apple Says Majority Of OS X Users Are Safe From Bash Exploits

Apple has issued a public statement in response to the so-called Shellshock vulnerability, assuring OS X users that for the most part, they’re safe from any potential attacks. An Apple spokesper

iOS 7 Lock Screen Vulnerability Discovered Which Gives Access To Photos And Social Sharing, Apple Is Working On Fix

Vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS lock screens have become a fixture of new iOS releases over the past few years, and iOS 7 is not exempt. A new method for bypassing the passcode on a lock screen h

The Difference Between A Vulnerability And A Moron Using Google Services Trying To Phish Your Password

Today, <a target="_blank" href="http://thenextweb.com/google/2012/11/14/security-hole-potentially-allows-hackers-to-create-phishing-site-hosted-on-google-com/?fromcat=all">The Next Web covered a post<

BYOD Without Big Brother: Mobilisafe Debuts Real-Time Mobile Risk Management Solution

Seattle-based <a target="_blank" href="http://mobilisafe.com/">Mobilisafe</a>, a mobile security startup backed by $1.2 million in funding from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/fin

uTorrent found vulnerable to remote attack; better upgrade quick

[photopress:utorrentdos.jpg,full,center] Photo from this girl’s Flickr Users of uTorrent and the official BitTorrent client will want to upgrade to the latest version ASAP because of a recently

Gmail vulnerability porks your inbox

Looks like everyone with a Gmail account has something new to worry about. The unreleased, proof of concept vulnerability discovered by some security specialist can set filters on your inbox to block

Internet Explorer 7 Vulnerability Found Within 24 Hours of Release

We’re fans of both IE and the ‘Fox here at Crunch, but you gotta hand it to Microsoft for having a browser that’s got a vulnerability within 24 hours of release. Of course, Secunia r