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Researchers discover new ways to abuse Meltdown and Spectre flaws

"A team of security researchers from NVIDIA and Princeton University have discovered new ways to exploit Meltdown and Spectre outside of those idenfitied in the past. The researchers developed a tool to explore how else cyber criminals could take advantage of the CPU flaws and found new techniques that could be used to extract sensitive info like passwords from devices."

First Intel, now AMD also faces multiple class-action suits over Spectre attacks

"Intel rival AMD is also facing a number of class-action lawsuits over how it's responded to the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws.."

Surprise! Yet Another Baby Monitor Can Be Hacked by a Child

"According to Austrian cybersecurity firm SEC Consult, in addition to its 720P HD quality camera and free local video recording, the Mi-Cam comes equipped with “multiple critical vulnerabilities” allowing for the “hijacking of arbitrary video baby monitors.” We’re talking outdated firmware affected by numerous publicly known vulnerabilities; root access protected by 4-digit default credentials; and an easy-to-brute-force password-forget function."

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