StrandHogg Pwns 80% of Android Phones; Google Fiddles While Platform Burns

StrandHogg Pwns 80% of Android Phones; Google Fiddles While Platform Burns

Norwegian researchers find huge vulnerability in 80% of all Android phones. Hackers have been quietly exploiting “StrandHogg” for months–if not years ... Read More
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TrueDialog Leaks 600GB of Personal Data, Affecting Millions

TrueDialog Leaks 600GB of Personal Data, Affecting Millions

Another day, another unsecured cloud database. But this one’s huge, and opens up multiple risks ... Read More
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But Their Emails: Many 2020 Campaigns Still Risk Phishing Attacks

But Their Emails: Many 2020 Campaigns Still Risk Phishing Attacks

Phishing is still a vector to attack presidential campaigns. Many 2020 campaigns still aren’t using best practice by implementing a proper DMARC policy ... Read More
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State DMVs Are Selling Your Data for Big Dollars

State DMVs Are Selling Your Data for Big Dollars

Your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles is probably making money out of your private information. It’s going to credit agencies, shadowy data brokers, and even private dicks ... Read More
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Google

Google Waving Big Cash: $1.5M Bounty for the Right Bug

If you can find a critical security bug in Google’s new phone security chip, you could make some serious cash-money ... Read More
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Pew Survey: America Worries About Privacy (But Won’t Do Anything About It)

Pew Survey: America Worries About Privacy (But Won’t Do Anything About It)

US adults are mostly fearful about their online privacy. And it’s getting worse ... Read More
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TPM-FAIL: Intel and STMicro ‘Fix’ 26-Year-Old Vulnerability

TPM-FAIL: Intel and STMicro ‘Fix’ 26-Year-Old Vulnerability

Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs) aren’t so trusted today. Intel and STMicro have had to release fixes for timing attacks ... Read More
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Google Slurps 150 Hospitals’ Patient Data With No Consent

Google Slurps 150 Hospitals’ Patient Data With No Consent

Project Nightingale has been revealed as a secret Google operation to store and manipulate the healthcare data of millions of patients. Nobody consented ... Read More
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Twitter

Saudi Arabia Paid Twitter Staff to Spy on Dissidents, Alleges DoJ

Justice Dept. says ex-employees of Twitter were paid by Saudi Arabia to steal user data. Targets might have included assassinated journalist Jamal Khashoggi ... Read More
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