Bitcoin Exchange Admin Charged for Lying About Hack

US authorities have arrested a Texas man who founded two Bitcoin-related platforms that got hacked. Officials charged the on accusations of lying to Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) officials in the subsequent investigation. The accused is Jon "Ukyo" Montroll, a resident of Saginaw, Texas, and founder of

Here We Go Again: Intel Releases Updated Spectre Patches

In a press release published on Tuesday, Intel announced it resumed the deployment of CPU microcode firmware updates. These updates are meant to mitigate the Spectre Variant 2 vulnerability —CVE-2017-5715. The Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre variant 1 (CVE-2017-5753) vulnerabilities —which became public at the start of

Microsoft Fixes Windows 10 Vulnerability But Doesn't

A Google security engineer says Microsoft has failed to properly patch a security flaw affecting Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 distributions. The flaw affects the Windows Storage Services, a core OS service that manages file transfers and storage operations. More precisely, the vulnerability affects the