In-brief: Common industrial robots are susceptible to hacks and other forms of electronic hacking that could cause physical harm to workers or result in flawed and dangerous products.
In-brief: the disclosure of a critical flaw in remote management software by Intel followed the company’s move, in March, to begin offering cash bounties for information about software vulnerabilities, an Intel spokesman confirmed.
In-brief: Intel issued a patch for a serious vulnerability in firmware that has shipped with its chipsets for almost nine years, but it could take months for patches to reach affected customers from OEMs. (Editor’s note: updated with analysis from Matthew Garrett. PFR May 2, 2017.)
In-brief: serious security flaws affect 20 models of wireless routers manufactured by the firm Linksys, just the latest report to underscore security flaws in ubiquitous networking hardware that is used by homes and small businesses, the firm IOActive disclosed on Thursday.
In-brief: the Department of Homeland Security is warning about destructive attacks by BrickerBot, a new piece of malicious software that attacks Linux devices and renders them useless, wiping out critical configuration information and data from the devices.