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On January 3, the world learned about a series of major security vulnerabilities in modern microprocessors. Called Spectre and Meltdown, these vulnerabilities were discovered by several different researchers last summer, disclosed to the microprocessors’ manufacturers, and patched­ — at least to the extent possible.

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Amazon Key is an IoT door lock that can enable one-time access codes for delivery people. To further secure that system, Amazon sells Cloud Cam, a camera that watches the door to ensure that delivery people don’t abuse their one-time access privilege. Read More

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Security improvements should be a welcome addition to all software, but if they are not also simultaneously backported into its older and still supported versions, they can put many users at risk. According to Google Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk, Microsoft is leaving a huge number of users open to attack by failing to pushing […]

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