OnePlus halts credit card payments on its site after fraud reports

This weekend, reports began to surface that some people who had made purchases on OnePlus’ website were seeing unauthorized transactions pop up on their credit cards. OnePlus released a statement… View original post here: OnePlus halts credit card payments on its site after fraud...

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Army base pulls Chinese security cameras over ‘negative perception’

There had been concerns about security holes in some cameras’ firmware, but Hikvision made patches available within a week of learning of the flaws. It has routinely promised that its cameras are… Go here to see the original: Army base pulls Chinese security cameras over ‘negative...

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Visa will make signatures optional for chipped credit cards

“Visa is committed to delivering secure, fast and convenient payments at the point of sale,” said VIsa’s Dan Sanford in a statement. “Our focus is on continually evolving the market towards… Link: Visa will make signatures optional for chipped credit...

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Google details how it protected services like Gmail from Spectre

However, the second variant of Spectre proved a lot more problematic. Google’s engineers thought the only way to protect against it was to switch off the CPU features that made the chips… See original here: Google details how it protected services like Gmail from...

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Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre fixes have some bugs of their own

The Wall Street Journal got its hands on a document Intel was sharing with some of its customers (see note below), in which it advised them to “delay additional deployments of these microcode… Read the original: Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre fixes have some bugs of their...

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