MoviePass

MoviePass Spills Card Info and Passwords From Unsecured Database

Movie subscription service MoviePass is in hot water again: It’s emerged that a customer database was unprotected ... Read More
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Texas Ransomware

Texas Does Ransomware Bigger: 23 Local Gov’ts Attacked

Another week, another 23 local governments crippled by ransomware, in what appears to be a coordinated attack ... Read More
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Kaspersky

Busted: Kaspersky AV Tracks Your Every Click

Kaspersky Lab’s endpoint security products track your web activity. And it allowed any other website to track you ... Read More
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drivers

Screwed Drivers: Windows Third-Party Device Code is Huge Mess

Many Windows drivers permit malware to access anything, subverting controls that separate user space from the kernel ... Read More
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voting machines

US Voting Machines Internet-Connected, Despite Denials

Researchers were horrified to discover 35 ES&S voting machines connected to the internet. As you might have guessed, this is not at all good security practice—and it directly contradicts statements by various election officials and the manufacturer. When is an air gap not an air gap? When it’s only a ... Read More
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WPA3 Dragonblood

Wi-Fi WPA3 Standard Fails Again as New ‘Dragonblood’ Bugs Found

The Wi-Fi Alliance’s WPA3 standard is under fire again, as researchers find more vulnerabilities ... Read More
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Cisco whistleblower

Cisco in Whistleblower Payoff and PR Doublespeak Row

Cisco has settled a lawsuit where government agencies complained a product was badly insecure, and Cisco knew it ... Read More
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No More Ransom

3 Candles on No More Ransom’s Cake

Don’t pay the ransom: That’s the message from the aptly named No More Ransom initiative. A global partnership between public and private sectors, including community involvement, the project has grown 151-strong over three years. By helping victims access free decryption tools, the group has prevented hundreds of millions in ransom ... Read More
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After Mueller, Senate Intel Reports on Russian Election Hacks

After Mueller, Senate Intel Reports on Russian Election Hacks

Now we have the Senate Intel Committee’s report on how Russia sought to influence the 2016 elections, how it might do it again in 2020, and how we can stop it ... Read More
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Tor

Russia Cracks Tor? Hackers Dump 7.5TB of FSB Secrets

Russia’s notorious federal security service, the FSB, has a secret project to de-anonymize Tor. Big news or nothing to see here? ... Read More
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