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Exploitable Flaw in NPM Private IP App Lurks Everywhere, Anywhere

A serious security flaw in a commonly used npm security module, private-ip, may affect hundreds of thousands of private and public applications.

TCL Android TV

TV Maker TCL Denies Back Door, Promises Better Process

Chinese electronics giant TCL has acknowledged security holes in some models of its smart television sets, but denies that it maintains a secret “back door” that gives it control over deployed TVs.

Adobe Voting Cybersecurity

Episode 194: What Happened To All The Election Hacks?

Cyber attacks meant to disrupt the 2020 presidential election in the US were a foregone conclusion. But two weeks and more than 140 million votes later, predictions of cyber attacks on the U.S. presidential election have fallen flat. What happened?

TCL Android Vulnerability

Security Holes Opened Back Door To TCL Android Smart TVs

A report by independent researchers warns that TCL brand Android smart TVs contained serious and exploitable security holes. It also raises questions about the China-based electronics firm’s ability to remotely access and control deployed devices.

People Line up to Vote

Episode 192: It’s Showtime! Are Local Governments Ready To Turn Back Election Hacks?

Election day is almost here. After years of warnings, are state and local governments ready for what Russia, Iran or any number of ransomware gangs have in store for them?