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Nearly every application has at least one vulnerability or misconfiguration that affects security and a quarter of application tests found a highly or critically severe vulnerability, a new study shows.

75% of lookalike domains are registered with unrelated third parties and target these companies.

China’s antitrust watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), has proposed a revision of the nation’s competition law that targets tech firms.

A new report claims that Meta’s tracking Pixel has been used to collect your financial information when using popular tax filing services to send in your return.

Did you know that a Magniber ransomware infection can cost you a ransom of as much as US$2,500?

New York State has banned a practice becoming more common in the crypto-mining industry – the rescuing and repurposing of mothballed fossil fuel plants to exclusively provide energy for mining digital currency.

DDoS attacks target certain networks, flooding them with unwanted traffic from many different sources and causing interruptions to online services for legitimate users.

John the Ripper (JtR) is a popular password-cracking tool. John supports many encryption technologies for Windows and Unix systems (Mac included).

While in the near future most devices in the car will be connected through zonal switches, cameras are the exception. They will continue to connect to processors over point-to-point protocol (P2PP) links using proprietary networking protocols such as low-voltage differential signaling (LVDS), Maxim’s GMSL or TI’s FPD-Link.

Before we start, let’s get one thing perfectly clear: The entire and only reason for writing reports like this one is to avoid repeating the same mistake—no more, no less. Assigning guilt, placing blame, exposing incompetence, or getting people fired is not CSRB’s job. It investigates; the rest of us act.

U.S. regulators have imposed a ban on electronic equipment created by several major Chinese tech corporations, citing national security concerns.