Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

Cybersecurity giant was hit by vBulletin attack

An anonymous researcher recently disclosed a zero-day in the popular internet forum software vBulletin and the cybersecurity firm Comodo has now come out and said that its own forum was hacked. Ironically enough, news of the hack was disclosed in a forum post that confirmed a hacker had exploited the …

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Pixel Buds 2 are likely to be announced later this month, source says

While there’s not a ton of information floating around about them, a new source claims that the Google Pixel Buds 2 are likely to be announced at this month’s Made by Google event, if not sooner.  That source recently spoke to 9to5Google, and says Google will soon introduce second-generation wireless …

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Urgent/11 vulnerabilities threaten healthcare devices, routers and more

Warnings have been issued over potential exploits that could be leveraged against a reportedly wide range of platforms, including healthcare devices, and the likes of security cameras, routers, industrial systems and more. As Wired reports, this is all down to a suite of network protocol bugs known as Urgent/11, and …

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PDF files posing a major security risk again

A team of German academics have developed a new attack method capable of extracting and stealing data from encrypted PDF files. The new attack, called PDFex, comes in two variations and in testing, it was successfully able to steal data from PDFs in 27 desktop and web PDF readers including …

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Openreach unveils plans to expand FTTP footprint to 4m by 2021

Openreach has detailed the next 29 locations to be connected to its Fibre to the Premise (FTTP) network as it presses ahead with plans to expand its footprint to four million homes and businesses by the end of March 2021. So far, Openreach has connected 1.8 million properties to the …

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Microsoft Surface Neo: release date, news and rumors

Microsoft has just revealed Surface Neo, the much-rumored dual-screen laptop, at its big October press event in New York. As you may be aware, Neo means ‘new’ (being derived from Greek), and this name is doubtless Microsoft’s way of showing us just how fresh and revolutionary this device is. Although …

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