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Open source libraries a big source of application security flaws

4 hours 2 min ago
How many vulnerabilities lurk inside the open source libraries that today’s developers happily borrow to build their applications?

Google may soon add end-to-end encryption for RCS

4 hours 44 min ago
The dogfood version of the recently updated app shows multiple references to encryption for RCS, the feature-rich successor to SMS messaging.

New iPhone jailbreak released

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 11:38
Apple’s latest iOS versions have only been out for a week, but there's already a jailbreak available.

Internet giants unite to stop warrantless snooping on web histories

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 11:01
7 internet giants, including Mozilla, Reddit and Twitter, asked the House to do what the Senate narrowly missed doing: protect browsing history.

Docker Desktop danger discovered, patch now

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 09:56
Docker has fixed a vulnerability that could have allowed an attacker to gain control of a Windows system using its service.

What is the dark web? Your questions answered, in plain English

Mon, 05/25/2020 - 05:06
Watch this new video from our YouTube channel - the dark web explained without jargon or judgment.

Monday review – the hot 16 stories of the week

Mon, 05/25/2020 - 04:04
From virtual machine ransomware to changes in Signal secure messaging - and everything in between. It's your weekly roundup time.

The ransomware that attacks you from inside a virtual machine

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 11:07
In a recent attack, Ragnar Locker ransomware was seen encrypting victim's files while shielded from security software inside a virtual machine.

Signal secure messaging can now identify you without a phone number

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 11:00
Signal decouples its secure messaging service from your phone number - a bit.

Apple and Google launch COVID-19 contact tracing API

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 07:39
The first phase of Apple and Google's contact tracing framework allows public health authorities across the world to connect their apps with data that could help them identify people at risk from coronavirus.

Adobe “out of band” critical patch – get your update now!

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:42
Looks as though at least one of these patches was supposed to come out a week ago but ended up delayed until now...

Scammers target COVID-19 CARES Act relief scheme

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:07
US states are being flooded by fraudulent unemployment applications in a scam run by a sophisticated cybergang.

Chrome 83 adds DNS-over-HTTPS support and privacy tweaks

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 06:20
This week sees the early arrival of Chrome 83 with a longer list of new security features than originally planned.

Beware of emails with “horrible charts” about Covid-19

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:23
These charts aren't "horrible" because of their coronavirus data - they're horrible because they could let criminals conquer your computer.

Office 365 exposed some internal search results to other companies

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 07:48
It’s not clear how many accounts were involved, but Microsoft is said to have made URLs and metadata available so admins can investigate.

FBI finally unlock shooter’s iPhones, berate Apple for not helping

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 06:34
The FBI's Apple problem.

Apple “MagicPairing” for AirPods – the magic isn’t perfect yet

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:54
Apple's efforts to overcome the limitations of Bluetooth is a proprietary system called MagicPairing, but there are flaws in the magic.

Cash-flashing rapper charged with money laundering for BTC-e

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 09:56
The FBI nabbed "Plinofficial" when he arrived at Miami airport carrying $20K cash, allegedly made off of the defunct, fraud-fav exchange.

Firefox to tell you if sites are shortening your passwords

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 08:54
Mozilla is fixing a longstanding password problem to alert users when their password exceeds the maximum length allowed.


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