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Larry Loeb

Content posted in October 2017
CAPTCHA Is Vulnerable
Larry Loeb  |  10/30/2017  | 
A group of researchers have demonstrated a vulnerability in the widely used CAPTCHA scheme – a vulnerability that may mean the end of CAPTCHA as we know it.
The Simplicity of a Wordpress Hack
Larry Loeb  |  10/23/2017  | 
The latest Wordpress hack is serious, but it's not part of some grand conspiracy among hackers.
CoinHive Mines New Malware Potential
Larry Loeb  |  10/16/2017  | 
Some websites have developed a new revenue stream. Unfortunately, it involves placing malware on visitors' computers.
Rowhammer Attack Pounds With Precision
Larry Loeb  |  10/11/2017  | 
A new variant of the Rowhammer attack can work around every known defense.
CLKSCREW Hack Breaks Hardware With Software
Larry Loeb  |  10/5/2017  | 
A new technique can hack into even secure systems by overwhelming with simple commands.
Security Fails in Third-Party Hands
Larry Loeb  |  10/2/2017  | 
Your security may rest in the hands of a third party – and those hands will probably let you down.


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