How Google Changed the Secretive Market for the Most Dangerous Hacks in the World
For five years, Google has funded Project Zero, a team of hackers with the sole mission of finding bugs in whatever software they wanted to research, be it Google’s or somebody else’s. Are they making the internet safer?
Security Researchers Find Several Bugs in Nest Security Cameras
Cisco Talos researchers report finding eight security vulnerabilities in the Nest Cam IQ that can allow attackers to take over the camera, prevent its use or allow code execution.
Cybersecurity Firm Drops Code for the Incredibly Dangerous Windows ‘BlueKeep’ Vulnerability
Researchers from U.S. government contractor Immunity have developed a working exploit for the feared Windows bug known as BlueKeep.
Apple Has Started Paying Hackers for iPhone Exploits
Despite their value in the grey market, security researchers are reporting bugs as part of the Apple iOS Bug Bounty program, and some are getting rewards.
Can AMD Vulnerabilities Be Used to Game the Stock Market?
A shady financial firm tried to bury and short sell AMD based on several security vulnerabilities discovered by CTS Labs. But the tactic appears to have failed.