Google Pixel 6A Review: Heaps of Power, but With a Few Flaws

Google Pixel 6A Review: Heaps of Power, but With a Few Flaws

Google Pixel phones have become synonymous with having excellent cameras—it’s in their DNA. Pixels have also long been some of the best devices for consistent software updates, from version upgrades and Pixel Drops that add new features to monthly security updates that keep the phones secure. So it’s disappointing when these pillars start to crack. 

The Pixel 6A is the latest from the company. It’s an excellent smartphone, and arguably the best bang for your buck at $449. It has a great display and offers fantastic performance. It also packs a pretty good camera, but gone are the days when

 
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Federal review says Dominion software flaws haven’t been exploited in elections

Federal review says Dominion software flaws haven’t been exploited in elections

The vulnerabilities have never been exploited in an election and doing so would require physical access to voting equipment or other extraordinary criteria standard election security practices prevent, according to the analysis from the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

But because the subject is Dominion voting equipment, which has been the target of conspiracy theorists who falsely claim there was large-scale fraud in the 2020 election, federal and state and local officials are bracing for election deniers to try to weaponize news of the vulnerabilities ahead of midterm elections.

“While these vulnerabilities present risks that should be promptly mitigated,  

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Pentagon contractors go looking for software flaws as foreign hacking threats loom

Pentagon contractors go looking for software flaws as foreign hacking threats loom

The goal of the “Vulnerability Disclosure Program” (VDP) is to find and fix flaws in the email programs, mobile devices and industrial software used by Pentagon contractors before malicious hackers can take advantage of the vulnerabilities.

“We really wanted to focus on those smaller defense contractors that may not have all the budgets and resources,” said Melissa Vice, interim director of the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center’s DOD Vulnerability Disclosure Program. The Pentagon declined to identify the participating contractors, or the exact software that was probed.

VDPs, in which vetted cyber specialists scour systems for flaws and report them

 
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