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Uvalde Shooting Investigation Reveals Major Privacy Violation

In Carpenter v. United States, the Supreme Court noted that, in order for law enforcement officials to obtain location data for cell phones, they needed to have a warrant signed by a ...
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We Need Zero-Trust for Private Cellular Networks

For years, there were IP networks and public cellular networks. Each had its own functions, goals and purpose, and never did the ‘twain meet. But with the growth of private LTE and ...
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Workforce Shortage Affecting Cybersecurity Posture

The shortage of IT security professionals is negatively affecting organizations as they struggle to keep assets safe in an era of rising threats and increasing IT complexity.  These were the results of ...
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Apple M1 Flaw Can’t be Fixed — PACMAN Panic

Apple M1 Flaw Can’t be Fixed — PACMAN Panic

Apple’s M1 chip isn’t as safe from buffer overflows as previously thought. M1 and other designs based on ARMv8.3 can have their ‘PAC’ protection neutered ...
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Authorities Arrest ‘Prominent’ Nigerian BEC Threat Actor

No doubt remote work has tilled fertile ground for miscreants bent on executing business email compromise (BEC) scams, which is why it’s good news that authorities have one operator—from Nigeria—in custody. As ...
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Tesla Fails Yet Again: Hackers can Steal Cars via NFC

Tesla Fails Yet Again: Hackers can Steal Cars via NFC

Tesla Models 3 and Y can be unlocked and stolen via a bug in their NFC software. Two separate research groups found two related new bugs at around the same time ...
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DuckDuckGo Browser Allows Microsoft Trackers, Stolen Verizon Employee Database, Attacking Powered Off iPhones

The DuckDuckGo mobile browser allows Microsoft trackers due to an agreement in their syndicated search content contract, a database of contact details for hundreds of Verizon employees was compromised after an employee ...
Tim Hortons ‘Misled’ Customers on Location Privacy — ‘Poorly Designed’ App Tracked Users 24x7

Tim Hortons ‘Misled’ Customers on Location Privacy — ‘Poorly Designed’ App Tracked Users 24×7

Canadian coffee-and-doughnuts joint, Timmies, has been politely rebuked by The Office of the Privacy Commissioner: Tim’s app kept tabs on your location—even when it wasn’t open ...
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Security Risks Android Developers Should Be Aware Of

Security Risks Android Developers Should Be Aware Of

The mobile landscape is constantly evolving and so are the security risks that come with it. As the Android platform continues to grow in popularity, so do the number of malicious attacks ...
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CISA, DHS, DoD Release 5G Security Evaluation Process

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a proposed five-step 5G Security Evaluation Process. The document is designed to help agencies looking to adopt 5G technology conduct the preparation for the ...
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