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Mailsploit: using emails to attack mail software

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 21:56
Mailsploit bugs allow attackers to bypass anti-spam protections and, in some cases, run hostile code

Lil Bub, a special-needs celebrity cat, gets hacked

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:51
The Instagram account of a kitty who suffers from extreme feline dwarfism and terminal cuteness has been hacked by somebody who says they're 11.

Warrantless surveillance can continue until April, say Feds

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 13:15
Thought FISA Section 702 was due to bite the dust on New Year's Eve? Think again, say Trump's lawyers: you're stuck with it until the spring

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 11:23
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Phishing embraces HTTPS, hoping you’ll “check for the padlock”

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 16:12
HTTPS is one of security’s great love affairs, but it's not all roses.

Google AI teaches itself ‘superhuman’ chess skills in four hours

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:39
Move aside, ugly, giant bags of mostly water, the computers are teaching themselves now

Uber disguised $100,000 hacker payoff as bug bounty, claims Reuters

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 03:05
Can a hacker's extortion demand ever be paid off as though it were a bug bounty? Or is that a step too far?

Apple fills the KRACK on iPhones – at last

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 01:45
KRACK is a Wi-Fi encryption bug - Apple patched it quickly, but only for iPhone 7 and later. Now everyone else gets a patch, too...

Man turns shed into top rated restaurant on TripAdvisor

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 19:12
...without ever serving food from it.

Mr. Robot eps3.8_stage3.torrent – the security review

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 18:53
We're looking at the security concepts in this week's Mr Robot

NiceHash cryptomining exchange hacked; everything’s gone

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 18:32
Reports say that the Bitcoin was worth $58m at the time. As of Thursday morning, the value had soared to $80m.

US gov says it can break your encryption without a court order

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:52
The encryption battle between the FBI and Apple is all octopus ink, if you go by what the government says

Meow! Facial recognition reaches pet doors

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:59
It takes mere seconds to recognize a cat, thereby avoiding confused pets. Microsoft, who built it, didn't address pre-confused pets or hacker squirrels.

Net Neutrality comments “deeply corrupted” – NY Attorney General

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 19:36
Eric Schneiderman called for the postponement, declaring that the public comment process in advance of the vote.

Questions linger as data breach trading site LeakBase disappears

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:32
On 2 December LeakBase started redirecting to Troy Hunt’s campaigning breach site Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP), but why?

Hacker who tried to free inmate early may soon join him in jail

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:53
He used a mix of phishing, typosquatting and social engineering to weasel his way into the county network.

Cayla doll too eavesdroppy to put under the Christmas tree, says France

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:20
That Bluetooth Cayla doll and i-Que surveillance robot can be taken over by any creep within 9 meters who wants to talk to your kid.

Politicians boast about sharing passwords, bask in blissful ignorance

5 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:27
'Staff use my login every day!', 'I have to ask staff members my own password when I forget it!", and other stories...

High schooler hacks his way to a higher GPA

5 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:02
You’d think students smart enough to hack into their school’s IT system and change their grades wouldn’t need to hack into their school’s IT system and change their grades.

Facebook brings Messenger to kids as young as 6

5 Prosinec, 2017 - 13:54
Do kids that young "need" a parent-sanctioned chat app? Facebook thinks so.