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AMD confirms chip security flaw, says report exaggerated danger

ADVANCED Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Intel Corp.’s main rival in computer microprocessors, said a report earlier this month alleging that its chips have widespread,...

‘Critical’ security flaws found in AMD chips

Washington — Security researchers said Tuesday they discovered flaws in chips made by Advanced Micro Devices that could allow hackers to take over computers...

Web vulnerabilities in 2017 surge 212% — study

The number of web application vulnerabilities soared to an alarming rate in 2017, with more than a third these vulnerabilities unsolvable by any software fix,...

House bill on ATM scams approved on 2nd reading

THE House of Representatives has passed on second reading a bill seeking to impose stricter penalties on automated teller machine (ATM) hackers and scammers. House...

Hackers could get nastier in 2018

WASHINGTON -- After a year marked by devastating cyberattacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers...

Banks told to craft cyber risk management strategies

BANKS must craft new strategies on information security to manage, detect, and respond to cyber-attacks which could bog down operations, as part of tighter...

Google launches advanced Gmail security features for high-risk users

ALPHABET’S Google, Inc said on Tuesday it would roll out an “advanced protection program” to provide stronger e-mail security for some users such as...

Cybersecurity setup in the works — Finance dep’t

By Janine Marie D. Soliman Reporter THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) is in the works of putting up a cybersecurity defense structure across all its units...

Hackers are threatening the way that Hollywood does business

SONY. Netflix. And now, HBO. While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants to take computer security more seriously, recent incidents have exposed...

More stolen HBO shows released

HACKERS have released more unaired episodes of popular HBO shows but the latest leak did not include anything on the hit series Game of...