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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

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Yahoo patches sender spoofing email vulnerability

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The flaw allowed attackers to spoof Yahoo addresses for use in phishing campaigns.

Facebook, Google among tech giants expanding encryption in wake of Apple battle

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

WhatsApp is said to be next to undergo scrutiny in the Justice Dept.'s ongoing war against use of encryption by tech industry.

Code.org volunteer emails exposed in information leak

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

As a result, a Singaporean firm decided to try and poach a few members.

Malware the root cause of $80 million Bangladesh Bank heist

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A typo prevented an extra $20 million being stolen, but a malware infection allowed the funds to be taken in the first place.

ISIS data breach: Money, misinformation or mutiny?

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Analysis: The latest "information leak" shows how little we actually know about the Islamic State -- but how some can still use war to earn a quick buck.

Senate bill will impose fines on tech companies that refuse to unlock smartphones

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The bipartisan bill, set to be formally announced next week, will force tech firms to help law enforcement bypass encryption or face hefty fines.

Why Microsoft's vulnerability severity ratings are obsolete

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The distinction between 'critical' and 'important' has become meaningless. It makes no sense to treat them differently. Patch Tuesday needs a patch.

How your mouse movements can be used to track you on the Tor network

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Your own fingers may be betray you on the Tor network thanks to a new tracking technique.

Firefox 45 browser update patches 22 critical vulnerabilities

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The latest Mozilla Firefox round of patches is laden with fixes for a number of security problems.

Google fixes severe vulnerabilities in Chrome browser update

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Google's latest Chrome update patches critical issues resulting in cash rewards for researchers.

Apple executive: FBI is 'taking the side of hackers' in iPhone unlock case

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Apple's internet and services chief warns that "security will end" if the FBI prevails in its legal action against the iPhone maker.

Researchers can unlock some Android phones with inkjet-printed fingerprints

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Researchers busted open Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Huawei's Honor 7 phones by printing out a high-resolution copy of a victim's fingerprint.

GCHQ's encryption fix? Pass the buck to the lawmaker hellbent on killing it

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Analysis: The spy agency can't say it wants to protect security and privacy when it passes responsibility to a lawmaker who's trying to remove them.

Cancer clinic warns 2.2 million patients of data breach

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

21st Century Oncology Holdings has admitted to a cyberattack which may have compromised the data of patients and staff.

Microsoft fixes critical flaw affecting every version of Windows

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The software giant said the flaws could allow an attacker to remotely run malware if a user opens specially crafted media content that's hosted on a website.

As Apple vs. FBI deepens, tech companies face these nuclear options

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Experts argue that while some tech firms could be driven overseas, smaller companies face weakening their own product's security to comply with "backdoor" demands for data.

Let's Encrypt reaches one million certificate encryption milestone

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

One million free TLS certificates have now been issued, paving the way for better encryption and security on the Web.

Russian cyberspies Pawn Storm add Turkey to the target list

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The Russian cyberespionage group has added Turkish political targets to the list.

Facebook fixes simple security flaw which let you take over any account

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A researcher has earned himself a $15,000 cash reward after disclosing a bug which allowed attackers to break into anyone's Facebook account with ease.

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