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  1. froggyboy604

    SSD Drives Vulnerable to Attacks That Corrupt User Data

    New research describes two vulnerabilities that could affect SSD drives utilizing MLC technology: "program interference" and "read disturb." In the first, an attacker can corrupt data or reduce the lifespan of a drive by writing data with a certain pattern: specifically, the data pattern makes...
  2. froggyboy604

    Hundreds of millions of Android users at risk, according to CIA docs released by WikiLeaks

    The documents exposed in this latest leak are still being analyzed by security experts, but users already have plenty of cause for concern at this point. Among them is the apparent fact that hundreds of millions of Android devices are currently exposed to a wide range of security holes. And...
  3. froggyboy604

    Latest Google Android phones hacked with tidy one-stop-ChromeWeb-Browser-pop

    PacSec Google's Chrome for Android has been popped in a single exploit that could lead to the compromise of any handset. The exploit, showcased at MobilePwn2Own at the PacSec conference in Tokyo yesterday but not disclosed in full detail, targets the JavaScript v8 engine. It can probably hose...
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