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Apple reveals latest government data demand figures

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 13:34
The company said it will soon start reporting app takedowns from its app stores.
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Your logo and branded vulnerability aren't helping: How to disclose better

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:28
We are going to change the way business and marketing leaders interact with researchers and analysts, and raise the bar for ethics. We are going to empower researchers and analysts to advocate business and marketing leaders for better practices.
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Bitcoin Gold suffers double spend attacks, $17.5 million lost

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 03:11
An unknown threat actor has so far managed to steal over 388,000 BTG from cryptocurrency exchanges.
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T-Mobile bug let anyone see any customer's account details

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:57
Exclusive: The exposed lookup tool let anyone run a customer's phone number -- and obtain their home address and account PIN, used to contact phone support.
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Insurance startup leaks sensitive customer health data

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 07:09
The storage bucket wasn't protected with a password and was accessible by anyone.
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Verge blockchain comes under attack, again

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:05
It seems the same attack vector used to steal cryptocurrency reserves only just over a month ago is at fault.
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Over a dozen vulnerabilities uncovered in BMW vehicles

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:10
Tencent's Keen Security Lab found a number of serious bugs which could be exploited by attackers to remotely attack a number of BMW models.
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​FBI inflated encrypted device figures, misleading public

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 20:12
Encrypted cell phones were a major obstacle to criminal investigation. The FBI now admits the problem was much smaller than they'd originally reported.
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FBI won't say how many investigations are hindered by encryption

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:00
The agency says encrypted phones harm its investigations, but it won't say how many are affected.
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Student awarded $36,000 for remote execution flaw in Google App Engine

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 03:47
The discovery was made by a university student who was not aware of how dangerous the vulnerability was.
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Ahead of GDPR, UK fines University of Greenwich £120,000 over data breach

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:58
Information belonging to almost 20,000 staff and students was exposed in the security incident.
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Spectre chip security vulnerability strikes again; patches incoming

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:32
A Google developer discovered a new way that a 'Spectre'-style check can be used to attack any computer running any operating system.
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Comcast website bug leaks Xfinity customer data

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:05
Exclusive: A bug in Comcast's website leaks sensitive customer information.
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North Korean defectors, journalists targeted through Google Play

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:53
Malware-laden Android apps aim to steal photos, contact lists, and sensitive information belonging to defectors and their supporters.
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Teen phone monitoring app leaked thousands of user passwords

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:20
Exclusive: A server stored teenagers' Apple ID email addresses and plaintext passwords.
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Operator of counter-antivirus service Scan4You prosecuted

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 01:59
The service was designed for malware developers seeking to circumvent antivirus products.
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Cell phone tracking firm exposed millions of Americans' real-time locations

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:45
The bug allowed one Carnegie Mellon researcher to track anyone's cell phone in real time.
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A bug in Keeper password manager leads to sparring over "zero-knowledge" claim

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:20
The company says it has "zero knowledge" of user data. But a security researcher claimed otherwise.
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A flaw in a connected alarm system exposed vehicles to remote hacking

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:38
The researchers said it was easy to locate a nearby car, unlock it, and drive away.
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Adware bundle makes Chrome invisible to launch cryptojacking attacks

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 06:51
CPU usage spikes up to 80 percent on infected machines.
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