Polar bear

Ransomware Fighter Lives in Fear for his Life

This hacker hacks the hackers. He reverse-engineers ransomware so that victims can decrypt their files without paying money to criminals. But the polar bear-loving Fabian Wosar lives in hiding at an undisclosed location ...
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Android army

Android Security is a Hot Mess (yet Again)

Google’s Android smartphone platform is under fire again. Hundreds of “legitimate” apps have been infected with malicious third-party libraries—and not for the first time. These apps account for more than 320 million downloads ...
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Citrix Systems

Citrix Systems Breached ‘for 10 Years by Iran,’ Claims Unknown Infosec Firm

Citrix Systems’ networks were infested with hackers, who stole terabytes of data. So says a security service provider that nobody’s heard of—and which seems to have popped out of nowhere. It was Iran, ...
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bear in the wild

Chrome Zero-Day RCE: Exploit in the Wild – Patch Now

Google is warning Chrome users to update their browser installations immediately. Previous versions have a nasty security bug that allows remote code execution. And it’s not theoretical: It turns out that this vulnerability ...
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Shopper’s Lawsuit Seeks $5M in Damages for Data Breach at Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor

Shopper’s Lawsuit Seeks $5M in Damages for Data Breach at Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor

A shopper has filed a class-action lawsuit seeking at least $5 million in damages for a data breach that affected Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. According to Women’s Wear Daily, ...