Monthly Archives: July 2018

HP will give you $10,000 to hack your printer

Researchers can earn up to $10,000 for issues which allow attackers to target you through your printer.     By Charlie Osborne July 31, 2018       Hewlett-Packard hopes to entice researchers with a $10,000 reward for finding vulnerabilities in printers. The tech giant revealed the new bug bounty program on Tuesday. The scheme, which is…
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Microsoft’s got a new plan for managing Windows 10 devices for a monthly fee

Microsoft is putting together a service aiming to take the pain out of procuring, provisioning and managing Windows 10 devices that it's currently calling the 'Microsoft Managed Desktop.'     By Mary Jo Foley July 30, 2018      Back in 2005, Microsoft conducted a trial via which it managed Windows PCs and servers for Energizer Holdings.…
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Hacking campaign combines attacks to target government, finance and energy

Attack group operating out of Iran copies techniques used in successful, high-profile attacks - but forget to cover their tracks, leaving their tactics exposed.     By Danny Palmer | July 26, 2018       A newly uncovered cyber espionage operation is combining the use of known exploits and attacks with custom-built malware in a campaign which…
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In encryption push, Chrome flags HTTP sites as “not secure”

The warnings aim to push sites to adopt HTTPS to prevent snooping.     By Zack Whittaker July 25, 2018 (Image: ZDNet     Chrome will today start marking sites that don't use HTTPS as "not secure." First announced two years ago, Google said it would flag any site that still uses unencrypted HTTP to deliver its…
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Windows 10: These two new builds deliver lots of bug fixes

Updates for Windows 10 have arrived just a fortnight after Patch Tuesday     By Liam Tung | July 25, 2018  When it comes to malware, Windows 10 is twice as secure as Windows 7         If you're running either of the two latest versions of Windows 10, then Microsoft has a bunch of bug…
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