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Superfish. Untrustworthy hardware. Easily hacked cars. FreeBSD's random number generator. This week was an utter disaster for security.
The update to Windows Defender that eliminates the Superfish adware AND its rogue certificate came down in almost record time. And now McAfee's antivirus has been added to the list.
Superfish's CEO is splitting hairs while Lenovo PC users remain vulnerable.
With just a little soldering and assembly, a 14-year-old built a device to wirelessly communicate with a vehicle's controller area network (CAN) and remotely start and unlock the vehicle.
The flawed security technique used by Superfish has been found in other software, which has begun a chain reaction of security vulnerabilities.
Google will also be subject to quarterly checks in Italy
The surveillance agencies reportedly were able to monitor a large portion of the world's mobile traffic
Phase two of the project will begin shortly and will be done by a professional team of consultants
The malware works in the background after pretending to shut down a phone, AVG said.