Robert Abel

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'SquirtDanger' Swiss Army Knife malware steals cryptocurrency, takes screenshots

Palo Alto's Unit 42 researchers identified a new botnet malware family described as "Swiss Army Knife Malware" that was designed by a veteran threat actor.

FDA pushes for medical devices to include mandatory built in update mechanisms

As researchers continue to find security flaws in medical devices and threat actors continue to target the healthcare sector, the FDA is looking to impose new security measures.

Social media aggregator LocalBlox leaves 48M records exposed

Social media data aggregation firm LocalBlox left an AWS bucket misconfigured revealing 48 million records gleaned from Facebook and other sites.

Ikea's TaskRabbit investigating cybersecurity incident

Ikea's freelance labor marketplace task rabbit temporarily shut down its app and website amid the investigation of a "cyber-security incident"

Intel announces new chip designs with built-in security

Intel Monday announced three new measures that will be implemented in a future chip design to bake security into the hardware following last year's Spectre/Meldown vulnerability.