Those emergency cellphone alerts are about to get more interactive

  The emergency alerts that get pushed to cellphones are about to get a lot more interactive. What arrived in 2012 as the occasional text message about imminent weather issues has emerged as the key means of alerting Americans about all manner of emergencies, including Amber Alerts on missing children. With changes approved by the … Read more

Emergency Flash Player patch fixes actively exploited vulnerability

Adobe Systems released new versions of Flash Player in order to fix 18 critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to take over computers, including one flaw that’s already targeted by attackers. “Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-1010 is being used in limited, targeted attacks,” the company said in a security … Read more