Google's new policy gives developers more time to address security flaws

Google’s new policy gives developers more time to address security flaws

Google’s Project Zero disclosure program is supposed to encourage releases of security fixes in a timely fashion, but things haven’t gone according to plan. Premature disclosures, half-hearted fixes and other issues have been a little too common. The company …

Intel is patching its Zombieload CPU security flaw for the third time

For the third time in less than a year, Intel has disclosed a new set of vulnerabilities related to the speculative functionality of its processors. On Monday, the company said it will issue a software update “in the coming weeks” that will fix two more micro…

Buttigieg’s CISO resigns, leaving no known cybersecurity chiefs among the 2020 candidates

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has lost his campaign’s chief information security officer, who cited “differences” with the campaign over its security practices. Mick Baccio, who served under the former South Bend mayor’s campaign for the White House, …

Trump: I’d love for these people to testify, but…

President Donald Trump says former national security adviser John Bolton, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and former Secretary of Energy Rick Perry can’t testify at his impeachment trial due to national security concerns.

Zoom vulnerability would have allowed hackers to eavesdrop on calls

Check Point Research says it found security flaws in Zoom that would have allowed a potential hacker to join a video meeting uninvited and listen in, potentially accessing any files or information shared.

The UK Announces Regulations to Beef Up IoT Security—The U.S. Should Follow Suit

Today, the UK has announced new legislation aimed at protecting consumers who buy connected devices from hacking and other types of security risks. The law would require makers of Internet of Things devices to adhere to three security requirements, which fran…

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