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6/10 Newsreel: Windows Update 1903, HSM Vulnerabilties – and is Alexa Listening?

Everything New in Windows 10’s May 2019 Update. https://www.howtogeek.com/402569/everything-new-in-windows-10s-april-2019-update/ Windows 10’s latest update is the May 2019 Update, which is version 1903 and was codenamed 19H1 during development. It features a light theme, speed improvements, and lots of polish. There are no crazy new features like My People or Timeline. And it’s out now. …The news of Spectre … Continue reading

5/14 Newsreel: WhatsApp Attacked, Cybersecurity Skills Shortage, and Intel Chip Flaw.

Spyware targets WhatsApp users https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252463283/Spyware-targets-WhatsApp-users WhatsApp has been forced to issue an update after spyware was discovered exploiting a vulnerability in the social media platform. On its Twitter feed, Citizen Lab reported that WhatsApp had pushed out updates to close a vulnerability. “We believe an attacker tried (and was blocked by WhatsApp) to exploit it as … Continue reading

5/13 Newsreel: Server Data Breach, Firefox Addon Woes, and Waiting Online at the Bank.

Unsecured server exposes data for 85% of all Panama citizens. https://www.zdnet.com/article/unsecured-server-exposes-data-for-85-percent-of-all-panama-citizens/ An Elasticsearch server left connected to the internet without a password, or firewall protection, has leaked what appears to be personal records and patient information for roughly 85 percent of Panama’s citizens. The leaky server was found online last week by Bob Diachenko, founder and security … Continue reading

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