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Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015

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Android Stagefright vulnerability leaves handsets at risk

A security research company claims to have found a vulnerability baked into Google's Android operating system that could leave devices open to attack. CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on how Google has addressed the issue and how users can minimize the risk.

By July 27, 2015

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Mozilla patches critical vulnerabilities in Firefox update

The latest update to the browser fixes a number of critical and high-risk vulnerabilities.

By July 9, 2015

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Mac's sleep mode vulnerability rated critical by Symantec

The security flaw could allow attackers to install malware able to survive hardware formatting.

By June 5, 2015

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Most Android phones can be hacked with one text

Watch out, Android owners. A security firm says it only takes one malicious text message to spy on your phone and steal personal data. Google has a fix, but when will it be coming to your phone?

By July 27, 2015

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Veracode study pokes holes in smart-home security

An in-depth look at the security behind six well-known smart-home products shows some alarming vulnerabilities.

By April 9, 2015

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More than 1,200 popular Android apps still vulnerable to FREAK

Researchers from FireEye claim the security risks posed by the FREAK bug are far from over.

By March 18, 2015

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Microsoft Windows vulnerable to 'FREAK' encryption flaw too

Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.

By March 5, 2015

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Google discloses three severe vulnerabilities in Apple OS X

Researchers with Google's Project Zero security team say they've found three flaws with high severity that have yet to be patched.

By January 23, 2015

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Before hack, Sony Pictures was told network was vulnerable

A security audit earlier this year showed gaps in the way the movie studio monitored its computer systems, according to a Recode report.

By December 13, 2014