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As the amount of sensitive data stored on computers has exploded over the past decade, hardware and software makers have invested increasing amounts of resources into securing devices against physical attacks in the event that they’re lost, stolen, or confiscated. Earlier this week, Intel fixed a series of bugs that made it possible for attackers to install malicious firmware on millions of computers that use its CPUs.

The vulnerabilities allowed hackers with physical access to override a protection Intel built into modern CPUs that prevents unauthorized firmware from running during the boot process. Known as Boot Guard, the

Bluetooth tracking accessories are useful if you’re someone who easily misplaces small items like keys, or if you want to make sure you don’t leave your bag behind at work, at home, or in school. However, due to their small and inconspicuous nature, there is a potential for abuse, where someone could easily slip a Bluetooth tracker into your bag and follow you home.

To address this potential problem with Apple’s upcoming rumored AirTags accessory, it seems that Apple is baking in some features and warnings. This was initially discovered in the iOS 14.3 beta by MacRumors’ Steve Moser, where

While 5G has yet to fully roll out across the US, let alone the entire world, it seems that companies aren’t wasting time trying to develop the next-gen tech that follows 5G, which comes in the form of 6G. In fact, taking part in that alliance is none other than Apple, who has only recently just released their first 5G capable iPhones.

Dubbed the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), Apple joins a bunch of other big tech and communications companies who are looking to help develop 6G tech for the future. While it might sound like these companies are

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Hackers sponsored by the Russian and North Korean governments have been targeting companies directly involved in researching vaccines and treatments for COVID-19, and in some cases, the attacks have succeeded, Microsoft said on Friday.

In all, there are seven prominent companies that have been targeted, Microsoft Corporate VP for Customer Security & Trust Tom Burt said. They include vaccine makers with COVID-19 vaccines in various clinical trial stages, a clinical research organization involved in trials, and a developer of a COVID-19 test. Also targeted were organizations with contracts with or investments from governmental agencies around the world for

If you just bought the brand new iPhone 12 and you rely heavily on SMS or iMessage to communicate with others, then you might want to take note of a potential issue. According to multiple user reports, it seems that quite a number of iPhone 12 owners are experiencing missing SMS or message notifications.

It is unclear if this is specifically related to the iPhone 12, but a good number of people who are reporting these issues are iPhone 12 owners. According to one user, “But I just upgraded to an ‌iPhone 12‌ (coming from an iPhone 11 Max

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 (2020) is the latest update of the best multimode ThinkPad Lenovo has. Designed to be a tremendous do-it-all laptop with plenty of ports and an integrated pen for tablet-like apps. Built for endurance and longevity, users can configure it for a wide range of use cases.

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Configuration as tested

Our test unit is equipped with an Intel i7-10610U processor, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD (Samsung MZVLB512HBJQ-000L7, 475GB available) and the 4K 14.0” Dolby Vision HDR screen, which is the best for image quality. According to the Lenovo website, this configuration