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Qualcomm Bugs Open 40 Percent of Android Handsets to Attack

Researchers identified serious flaws in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoC and the Hexagon architecture that impacts nearly half of Android handsets.

Attackers Horn in on MFA Bypass Options for Account Takeovers

Legacy applications don't support modern authentication -- and cybercriminals know this.

Black Hat 2020: Influence Campaigns Are a Cybersecurity Problem

An inside look at how nation-states use social media to influence, confuse and divide -- and why cybersecurity researchers should be involved.

Canon Admits Ransomware Attack in Employee Note, Report

The consumer-electronics giant has suffered partial outages across its U.S. website and internal systems reportedly, thanks to the Maze gang.

Black Hat 2020: Satellite Comms Globally Open to $300 Eavesdropping Hack

Attackers can listen in on internet traffic for high-value targets a continent away, like shipping fleets and oil installations, using some basic home-television gear.

Twitter Could Face $250M FTC Fine Over Improper Data Use

The potential FTC fine comes after Twitter last year acknowledged that user emails and phone numbers were being used for targeted advertising.