Archive for the ‘security’ Category

Russia Fails to Stop Alleged Hacker From Facing US Charges

November 13th, 2019
The repercussions over custody and extradition of Aleksei Burkov have set off a geopolitical maelstrom.

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The Brave Browser Extends Its Payouts to iOS

November 13th, 2019
Nearly four years after Brave proposed paying users to surf the web, that vision is finally coming to the iPhone.

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Intel Failed to Fix a Hackable Chip Flaw Despite a Year of Warnings

November 12th, 2019
Speculative execution attacks still haunt Intel, long after researchers told the company what to fix.

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As 5G Rolls Out, Troubling New Security Flaws Emerge

November 12th, 2019
Researchers have identified 11 new vulnerabilities in 5G—with time running out to fix them.

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Huge Data Leak Doxes Members of Notorious Neo-Nazi Forum

November 9th, 2019
Apple Mail encryption, Ring doorbell Wi-Fi, and more of the week's top security news.

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How Do We Bring Equality to Data Ownership and Usage?

November 9th, 2019
Computational biologist Laura Boykin says scientists are “asleep at the wheel”; activist Malkia Devich-Cyril says citizens also need to pressure technology companies to change.

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Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince on the Struggles of Policing the Web

November 8th, 2019
At WIRED25 the internet infrastructure chief talks about doing the hard calculus of pulling support from controversial sites—and why that’ll happen again.

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What Keeps NSA Cybersecurity Boss Anne Neuberger Up at Night

November 8th, 2019
At WIRED25, the NSA's Anne Neuberger talked election security, low-orbit satellites, and weaponized autonomous drones.

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WhatsApp Cofounder Brian Acton on Why Privacy Matters

November 8th, 2019
The cofounder of the messaging service and the current chair of the Signal Foundation talks about the proliferation of end-to-end encryption in personal communications.

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Why Many People Got Mysterious Valentine’s Day Texts Today

November 7th, 2019
The issue was reportedly caused by a maintenance update made to “messaging platforms of multiple carriers in the US."

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