OpenAI launches security bug bounty program for AI models
OpenAI has set up a bug bounty program for discovering security flaws in its AI models. This involves collaboration with security startup Bugcrowd. Content bugs in the models or tools like ChatGPT are not part of the program.
With the bug bounty program, OpenAI aims to detect errors in the secur... Read more
Apple releases latest security patches for older devices
Last week's security updates are now available for older iPhones, iPads, and Macs.
This week Apple released iOS and iPadOS 15.7.5, macOS Monterey 12.6.5, and macOS Big Sur 11.7.6 to patch two security vulnerabilities in older devices that are still receiving software updates but aren’t capable... Read more
Google issues another update to fix a zero-day in Chrome
Google issued an update to the Stable channel of its Chrome browser on Wednesday containing a patch for a vulnerability currently in the wild.
According to Google's alert, CVE-2022-2856 is a remedy for "insufficient validation of untrusted input in Intents." Intents often convey data from one pr... Read more
Google paid out $8.7 million to security researchers for vulnerability discovery and reports
Google reported that its Vulnerability Reward Program awarded $8.7 million for vulnerability rewards found in 2021. Researchers donated $300,000 of the rewards to a charity of their choice, according to a blog by Sarah Jacobus of the Vulnerability Rewards Team at Google.
Compared to 2020, the An... Read more
Intel expands its Bug Bounty program, brings together elite hackers
Intel has extended its bounty program. With the help of the latest security advancements and a community of professional hackers, Intel wants to redefine vulnerability management.
Project Circuit Breaker gathers hackers to look for flaws in graphics processing units, firmware, processors, h... Read more
Some network names can disable Wi-Fi on iPhones
A researcher has found that some network names can disable Wi-Fi on phones. More specifically, some names with the percent symbol in the names can disable Wi-Fi on iPhones and other iOS devices.
Carl Schou tweeted this out saying that if an iPhone comes in a range of a network named %secretclub%... Read more
Intel fixed leaks that can be used to install malicious firmware
Last week, Intel rolled out fixes for some vulnerabilities that allowed attackers to install malicious firmware in millions of computers using Intel CPUs.
The number of sensitive documents stored on computers over the past ten years has increased. This prompted hardware and software developers t... Read more
Another Bluetooth flaw has been discovered in the BLE software stack
Researchers at Purdue University revealed details about a new vulnerability in the Bluetooth wireless standard that could potentially expose billions of devices to attackers. The new vulnerability has been named Bluetooth Low Energy Spoofing Attack or BLESA for short.
The vulnerability is a ris... Read more
Microsoft releases emergency update for Windows 10
Microsoft patched two bugs in the Windows Codec Library with an emergency update. According to Microsoft, these security bugs were not yet exploited.
The bugs, named CVE-2020-1425 and CVE-2020-1457, only affect Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019.
Attackers can use the bugs using a specially c... Read more
Microsoft API identifies security bugs, almost error-free
Microsoft has built an AI model that would detect the difference between security bugs and normal bugs with 99 percent accuracy. In the coming months, Microsoft plans to release the system, open-source, on GitHub.
In addition to the fact that the system distinguishes almost perfectly between sec... Read more