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Researchers design a chip that checks for sabotage

With the outsourcing of microchip design and fabrication a worldwide, $350 billion business, bad actors along the supply chain have many opportunities to install malicious circuitry in chips. These Trojan horses look harmless but can allow …


Privileged user abuse and the insider threat

Although insider leaks and attacks continue to multiply, a Ponemon Institute study found that 58 percent of IT operations and security managers believe their organizations are unnecessarily granting access to individuals beyond their roles or …

Epic Games

Epic Games forums hacked again, over 800,000 users affected

Some of the online forums maintained by Epic Games, the video game development company behing the Unreal Engine technology and games based on it, have been hacked and their user databases compromised. According to ZDNet, the hack was executed on …


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