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Detecting malware activity in encrypted traffic was thought to be an impossible task, but machine learning appears to have led to a working technique.
There used to be a lot of secrecy behind Apple and its products. During Steve Jobs' reign, the firm was very tight-lipped, allowing very little information in regards to its manufacturing process and products to leak out into the public space before its release.
For the second time this month, Google has removed Android apps from its Google Play marketplace. Google did so after a security researcher found the apps contained code that laid the groundwork for attackers to take administrative "root" control of infected devices.
A raft of Unix-based operating systems—including Linux, OpenBSD, and FreeBSD—contain flaws that let attackers elevate low-level access on a vulnerable computer to unfettered root. Security experts are advising administrators to install patches or take other protective actions as soon as possible.
By Friday numerous tech sites including Ars Technica, delivered the bug discovery news, this time of strange NTFS bug making web pages crash for those still running Windows 7 or 8.1 on their PCs. NTFS refers to the NT file system.
"Remember the blue screen of death? It's kind of like that," said Engadget. Actually, the bug causes the computer to slow down or crash.