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Apple issues fix for HomeKit vulnerability impacting smart locks and other devices

Apple says it’s issued a fix for an iOS security flaw that left key connect home hardware open to unauthorized third-party access. The bug, which was initially spotted by 9to5Mac, reportedly made it possible for an outside party to access things like smart locks and garage doors. The company has since confirmed the existence of […]

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Dubious claim of week: Air Force’s “EMP missile” could disable N. Korean ICBMs

Frying computers like a CHAMP? reader comments 3 Share this story On Monday, NBC Nightly News broadcast a report claiming that White House officials had discussed using an experimental weapon to disrupt or disable a North Korean missile launch. The weapon in question, the product of the US Air Force’s Counter-electronics High-powered Microwave Advanced Missile […]