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Car Makers Haven’t Learned, Part 2: Same App Security Issues, 6 Months Hence

In a second part of its security analysis of carmakers mobile application, Kaspersky found that not only did the carmakers not fix previously discovered vulnerabilities in their applications, but some of them haven't even updated their apps at all.

FIDO Alliance Wants European Payments Industry To Use Its Own Modern Authentication Protocols

FIDO Alliances wants the European payments industry to adopt its own modern authentication protocols to better protect users from getting their accounts hacked.

AMD Transitioning To 12nm LP Process For Vega, Ryzen In 2018

At the Global Foundries Technology Conference, AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be transitioning “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries 14nm LP FinFET process it uses today to the new 12LP process in 2018.

Chrome Continues To Be The Most Secure Browser, Confirms New Research

German security firm X41 D-Sec published a paper in which it unveiled that although both Chrome and Edge use many modern security features to keep attacks away, Chrome employs stronger security defaults and has better compartmentalization for content.

Avast Reveals More Details About CCleaner Malware Incident

Avast claimed that the Piriform servers were compromised before acquiring the company, and that it was quick to patch the software after learning about the malware. However, it was a different security company that discovered the malware first.

Avast Unknowingly Bundled Malware With CCleaner For Almost A Month

Antivirus maker Avast allowed its recently acquired CCleaner software to distribute malware to users for almost a month.