Android Zero-Day Panic as Ancient Linux Flaw Forgotten

A bunch of fairly recent Android phones suffer from a nasty zero-day vulnerability. The flaw is currently being exploited, but by whom? ... Read More
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Encryption Ban: U.S., UK, Australia Try to Change How Math Works (Again)

Governments are yet again attacking end-to-end encryption. As if passing new laws somehow stops criminals breaking existing ones ... Read More
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voting machines

Voting Machines: Still Stupidly Insecure, say Defcon Hackers

At DEF CON 27, researchers staged their third annual hackathon of voting machines. The final report makes uncomfortable reading ... Read More
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5M Users’ DoorDash Data Dupe’d by Dastardly Deeds

Another day, another data leak: Gig-economy unicorn DoorDash is the latest security-fail org to admit it’s lost your personal info ... Read More
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Crown Sterling

No, RSA Hasn’t Been Cracked. But Crown Sterling Is Very Confused

A recent demo by a new cryptography firm raises eyebrows: Amazingly, they claim to have broken the 256-bit encryption that protects just about everything ... Read More
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Russian spyware

Russian SORM/СОРМ ISP Spyware Revealed (by Nokia Grunt)

Russia’s infrastructure for spying on its citizens has been revealed this week. An errant Nokia employee put terabytes of secret data on the internet by mistake ... Read More
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Russia ‘Breached’ FBI Comms; Obama Waited 4 Years To Expel Spies

Back in 2016, President Obama expelled 35 Russians, and seized two Russian-owned properties. We were told it was retaliation for election interference—but was that the whole story? ... Read More
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Simjacker: Silly Name, Scary Game

Researchers have found a nasty new flaw in 1B+ mobile-phone SIM cards ... Read More
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Sysadmins Scramble to Secure 5M Exim Email Servers

A simple-to-exploit vulnerability in Exim needs patching on about 5M internet-facing servers. If sysadmins don’t patch—and patch quickly—they can expect their boxes to be quickly owned ... Read More
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Lock Him Up: Why Wyden Says Zuckerberg needs ‘Prison Term’

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) blurts out his most outspoken criticism yet of Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO stands accused of lying to and hurting the American people. I’m not 100% sure those are specific crimes. But the good senator from the Beaver State seems to think Zuck could get jail time ... Read More
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