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How the Linux kernel balances the risks of public bug disclosure

33 min 49 sek zpět
A serious Wi-Fi flaw shows how Linux handles security in plain sight.

Data thieves blew cover after maxing out victim’s hard drive

1 hodina 58 min zpět
The FTC has reached a settlement with InfoTrax after thieves stole a million sensitive customer records from its servers in 2016.

Brave 1.0 launches, extends ad-watching payouts to iOS

2 hodiny 25 min zpět
It's showtime: Finally out of beta comes the browser that promises privacy, anonymity and cryptocurrency in exchange for your eyeballs.

Apple fires employee after he texts customer’s pic to his own phone

3 hodiny 1 min zpět
An “EXTREMELY PERSONAL”, year-old pic, the woman said, that he had to scroll through 5,000 photos to get to. Police are investigating.

Facebook fixes iPhone camera bug

14 Listopad, 2019 - 12:06
Facebook was quick to reassure iPhone users this week that it wasn’t secretly spying on them via its app, after someone found the software keeping the phone’s rear camera active in the background.

Warrantless searches of devices at US borders ruled unconstitutional

14 Listopad, 2019 - 11:57
The border is NOT a constitution-free zone, according to the ruling: No more suspicionless fishing expeditions into travelers' devices.

Alleged mastermind behind $20m stolen-card site extradited to US

14 Listopad, 2019 - 11:44
Aleksei Burkov allegedly ran Cardplanet, advertised as the only shop with a guarantee: your stolen card will work, or you get a new one!

November 2019 Patch Tuesday fixes 13 critical flaws and one zero day

13 Listopad, 2019 - 18:12
November’s Patch Tuesday arrived to plug 73 CVE-level vulnerabilities across Microsoft’s software products, including 13 'criticals'.

Apple pulls Instagram-watching app from store

13 Listopad, 2019 - 13:25
Apple has yanked an app from its iTunes App Store that allowed Instagram users to follow their friends’ activities on the social network.

US-CERT warns of critical flaws in Medtronic equipment

13 Listopad, 2019 - 13:06
Medtronic's latest problem is in their Valleylab electrosurgical generators used by surgeons things like cauterisation during operations.

Microsoft says it will honor California’s new privacy law across US

13 Listopad, 2019 - 12:31
Microsoft said CCPA is good news, given the failure of Congress to pass a comprehensive privacy protection law at the federal level.

No, YouTube isn’t planning to jettison your unprofitable channel

13 Listopad, 2019 - 12:23
Or your small/new channel, or to shut you down if you use an ad blocker, though a clause in its new ToS is leading people to fear the worst.

Apple to fix Siri bug that exposed parts of encrypted emails

12 Listopad, 2019 - 13:02
Apple may care about your privacy but that doesn't mean it gets it right all the time, especially when it comes to training its Siri AI assistant.

Nvidia patches graphics products and GeForce Experience update tool

12 Listopad, 2019 - 12:58
The update fixes 11 mainly high-severity security flaws in Windows and GeForce graphics card drivers, including three in the program used to update them.

Sextortionist whisks away sex tapes using just a phone number

12 Listopad, 2019 - 12:15
The SIM-swap victim knew he was in trouble when he got a 3:30 a.m. message about his phone service being cut off.

ASP.NET hosting provider recovering from ransomware attack

12 Listopad, 2019 - 11:40
With more than 440,000 customers, SmarterASP.NET is said to be one of the most popular ASP.NET hosting providers.

Microsoft urges us to patch after partially effective BlueKeep attack

11 Listopad, 2019 - 16:58
Microsoft has urged people to patch their Windows systems following the appearance of mass BlueKeep exploits just over a week ago.

Adobe fixes SDK weakness affecting mobile apps

11 Listopad, 2019 - 13:13
Researchers noticed that the main app configuration file, ADBMobileConfig.json, contained settings that could lead to security problems.

AI wordsmith too dangerous to be released… has been released

11 Listopad, 2019 - 12:50
The text-generating AI has only been released in neutered forms until now, for fear it would be used to mass-produce fake news and spam.