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Keylogger Discovered on HP Laptops
The keylogger is disabled by default but can be enabled in the Windows Registry. Over 460 laptop models are affected.



Microsoft Fixes Serious Flaw in Windows Defender
The bug was triggered when the software's malware protection engine scanned a rigged file.



Microsoft Fixes Serious Flaw in Windows Defender
The bug was triggered when the software's malware protection engine scanned a rigged file.



Apple HomeKit Flaw Opens Smart Locks to Hacking
Apple has reportedly rolled out a temporary fix that stops the bug, but disables a 'remote access to shared users' feature.






Hackers Rob Bitcoin Mining Site, Possibly Stealing $70M
The NiceHash breach has customers worried they've lost their bitcoin with the site.






Andromeda Botnet Shut Down
Andromeda has been active at least since 2011, and was notorious for infecting computers around the globe to form a botnet.



Google to Flag Apps That Snoop Without Permission
The new alerts will appear on user devices via Google Play Protect and webpages that lead to the offending apps.



Ex-NSA Employee Admits Taking Home Classified Files
Nghia Pho appears to be the NSA employee involved in the spying accusations swirling around the security firm Kaspersky Lab.