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Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered a new high-severity hardware vulnerability residing in the widely-used Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress—apparently powering over a billion devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, routers, and IoT gadgets. Dubbed ‘Kr00k‘ and tracked as CVE-2019-15126, the flaw could let nearby remote attackers intercept and decrypt some wireless network packets transmitted over-the-air …

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A group of academics from Ruhr University Bochum and New York University Abu Dhabi have uncovered security flaws in 4G LTE and 5G networks that could potentially allow hackers to impersonate users on the network and even sign up for paid subscriptions on their behalf. The impersonation attack — named “IMPersonation Attacks in 4G NeTworks” …

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We’ve had a checkered experience with YI Technology’s Kami brand security products here at TechHive, ranging from patently awful to mediocre to surprisingly polished. I wasn’t sure, then, what to expect from the company’s latest offering, but its unimaginative name—Kami Outdoor Battery Camera—didn’t have me anticipating greatness. So, I was pleasantly surprised to find it …

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Enlarge / The “detach video” option Opera provides for YouTube and similar videos is really nice—aside from detaching the video from the browser, it strips off the useless control/info elements that tend to not-so-accidentally ugly up your video when you pause it. Jim Salter When the topic of Web browsers comes up, most people only …

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The Lenovo ThinkPad T14S is one of the company’s premium business models. The Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga is a convertible, the latest in a line of Lenovo convertibles Ars reviewers have liked. Lenovo’s L13 Yoga and L14. Lenovo has announced updates to its ThinkPad lineup with a number of improvements, chief among them the option …

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If you use the Firefox web browser, here’s an important update that you need to be aware of. Starting today, Mozilla is activating the DNS-over-HTTPS security feature by default for all Firefox users in the U.S. by automatically changing their DNS server configuration in the settings. That means, from now onwards, Firefox will send all …