Intel CPU patches 'utter garbage', says Linus Torvalds Linux creator Linus Torvalds has described the patches released by Intel for the Meltdown and Spectre bugs as "complete and utter garbage".
Intel says new patches coming soon for CPU flaws Intel says it has identified the reasons why the patches it issued for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities caused crashes on the Broadwell and Haswell…
Health records firm badly hit by Windows ransomware A billion-dollar electronic health records company in Chicago is struggling to recover from an attack of a variant of the SamSam Windows ransomware.
One Identity acquires privileged access management firm Identity and access management firm One Identity has acquired Balabit Corporation, a provider of privileged access management, privileged account analytics and log management solutions.
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4 brings greater micro-segmentation and security Cloud computing and platform virtualisation vendor VMware has announced VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4 is now generally available, bringing with it easier operations and context-sensitive…
OnePlus admits 40,000 card details may have been stolen Four days after it denied that the payment checkout page on its website had been compromised, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has completely changed its tune,…
Kaspersky asks court to suspend US ban on its software Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab is seeking a preliminary injunction in US federal court to try and prevent an order banning the use of its…
Acronis plans free ransomware protection Back-up specialist Acronis has already incorporated ransomware protection into its back-up products, and is now planning to release a standalone version of the technology.
Facial biometrics to go mainstream for security in 2018: Ping Authentication with facial recognition will take off this year, according to identity defined security company Ping, which says that advances in biometrics, the mass exposure…
Unpatched Oracle servers hit by cryptocurrency miners Unpatched Internet-facing Oracle WebLogic servers running on both Windows and Linux have been infected with cryptocurrency-mining malware, causing a degradation in performance, the security company…

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