News tagged with security hole

Three things to do to protect from Heartbleed

The "Heartbleed" bug has caused anxiety for people and businesses. Now, it appears that the computer bug is affecting not just websites, but also networking equipment including routers, switches and firewalls.

dateApr 11, 2014 in Security
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US-CERT says Wi-Fi hole open to brute force attack

( -- The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has issued a warning about a security hole in the Wi-Fi Protected Set-up protocol for Wi-Fi routers. Security researcher Stefan Viehbock discovered the vulnerability, ...

dateDec 29, 2011 in Telecom report
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Your smartphone: a new frontier for hackers

(AP) -- Hackers are out to stymie your smartphone. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's popular Android operating system. The application ...

dateAug 08, 2011 in Consumer & Gadgets
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