Keep Your ZigBee Smart Home Devices Updated to Protect Against This Hack

Keep Your ZigBee Smart Home Devices Updated to Protect Against This Hack

Hacked by a Hue lightbulb? It sounds silly, but security researchers at Check Point Software recently demonstrated that unpatched Philips Hue smart lights be used as an attack vector into your network if someone takes advantage of an exploit in the ZigBee pro…

Update Android to Fix a Major Bluetooth Bug

Anyone with an older Android device running Android 8 or 9 needs to be wary of using Bluetooth. A bug was discovered by cyber-security firm ERNW that allows anyone within range of a Bluetooth-enabled Android device to gain access to the device’s storage. Read…

Update This WordPress Plugin to Prevent a Site Takeover

Security researchers discovered a severe vulnerability present in older versions of the popular WordPress plugin Code Snippets that could allow attackers to take over a person’s website remotely. The plugin’s developers have issued a patch to fix the bug, but…

Update WhatsApp’s Desktop Client to Block a Remote-Access Vulnerability

WhatsApp is usually thought of as a secure messaging app, but while your messages might be safely encrypted, the service’s apps are as prone to security vulnerabilities as any others. And the latest WhatsApp bug is a big one. Read more…

Stephen Miller ally tapped as top Homeland Security attorney

Chad Mizelle, a Trump administration official who is viewed as an ally of senior White House policy adviser and immigration hardliner Stephen Miller, has been tapped to be the Department of Homeland Security’s top attorney.

Yubico is making it easier for businesses to buy its YubiKeys

A growing number of companies are looking at hardware authentication security keys as a trusted and convenient way to protect sensitive corporate data. Indeed, Google has recently launched an open source project to help advance the uptake of this technology. …

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