A severe security vulnerability has been discovered in the CloudFlare content delivery network that has caused big-name websites to expose private session keys and other sensitive data.
The Dirty COW vulnerability came to light last week when the Linux project patched a security flaw that existed in the Linux kernel since version 3.6, released in 2007.
If you take a real look, if you actually talk to the people who run some of the city’s most interesting companies, they’ll tell you quite a different story. Their confidence is incandescent, enough so that Chicago can rightly claim to be one of our most vibrant startup corridors.
At the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas last week, Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point detailed a new bug, dubbed “Quadrooter,” that resides within the firmware of a Qualcomm chip contained in more than 900 million devices.
To try and get a handle on what the “secret sauce” is, we decided to ask some of Chicago’s growing tech companies what they think it takes to succeed in tech today. They had great advice to offer both for individuals and young companies looking to make their mark.
The security of some apps is out of your hands as a phone owner, but there are some tips you can follow for overall protection.