firmware

Hundreds of ‘smart’ locks bricked by flubbed remote update

A fouled-up over-the-air firmware update rendered hundreds of a smart lock vendor's products unopenable. Whoops. David Bisson reports.
David Bisson
1 min read

Intel patches remote hijack bug that hid in chips for seven years

Intel has patched a privileged escalation bug in its chips' remote management feature that could be exploited by an attacker to breach networks. David Bisson...
David Bisson
1 min read

Thunderstrike 2 firmware worm proves Apple needs to introduce a bug bounty

Another serious vulnerability has been found at the heart of Macs and MacBooks, and could be exploited by an undetectable firmware worm. Shouldn't Apple be...
Graham Cluley
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Unpatchable BadUSB code is now publicly available

Even if a USB stick has been completely wiped, and contains no files, it could still pose a threat to your organisation.
Graham Cluley
3 min read

Philips Smart TVs riddled with security and privacy flaws, researcher reveals

A researcher has discovered that so-called Smart TVs from Philips suffer from a number of serious security flaws that could allow hackers to steal...
Graham Cluley
2 min read

LG fumbles response to Smart TV spying revelation, withdraws Smart Ad video

Here's the video that LG doesn't want you to see. See for yourself what the firm may have been planning to do with its Smart...
Jason Huntley
2 min read

LG says it will push out firmware update for spy TVs, but fails to apologise

What's gone so wrong with big companies that they can't simply say *sorry* when they screw up? LG says you'll now be able to turn...
Graham Cluley
3 min read

HP patches printer firmware flaw, but leaves customers guessing

There's a serious security vulnerability on some HP LaserJet printers. The good news is that it's now been patched. The bad news is that...
Graham Cluley
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