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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Highly critical “Ghost” allowing code execution affects most Linux systems   —  New bug haunting Linux could spark “a lot of collateral damage on the Internet.”  —  An extremely critical vulnerability affecting most Linux distributions gives attackers the ability to execute malicious code …
Jan 27, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Court document for Silk Road 2 trial suggests investigators may have spent six months last year exploiting Tor anonymity bug   —  Did feds mount a sustained attack on Tor to decloak crime suspects?  —  Last week's arrest of a man alleged to help run the Silk Road 2. online drug bazaar …
Jan 21, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Blackhat filmmakers used hacking consultants to depict hacking in a more realistic way   —  Blackhat brings some hacking realism to Hollywood, but to what effect?  —  During one scene in the upcoming hacker action movie Blackhat, a team is sent into the control room of a burned …
Jan 19, 2015, 4:25 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
KeySweeper, a USB charger that sniffs, decrypts, logs, and transmits keystrokes of some Microsoft wireless keyboards can be built for $10   —  Meet KeySweeper, the $10 USB charger that steals MS keyboard strokes  —  It sounds like the stuff of a James Bond flick or something described …
Jan 15, 2015, 4:05 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Super cookies allow sites to track users using most popular browsers even in privacy mode   —  Browsing in privacy mode?  Super Cookies can track you anyway  —  For years, Chrome, Firefox, and virtually all other browsers have offered a setting that doesn't save or refer to website cookies, browsing history, or temporary files.
Jan 8, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Gogo issues fake HTTPS certificates to block in-flight YouTube streaming, says no user info collected   —  Gogo issues fake HTTPS certificate to users visiting YouTube  —  Gogo has been caught issuing a fake digital certificate for YouTube, a practice that in theory could allow …
Jan 5, 2015, 5:00 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Computer intrusion inflicts massive damage on German steel factory   —  A German steel factory suffered significant damage after attackers gained unauthorized access to computerized systems that help control its blast furnace, according to a report published Friday by IDG News.
Dec 19, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
ICANN e-mail accounts, zone database breached in spearphishing attack   —  Unknown attackers used a spearphishing campaign to compromise sensitive systems operated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a coup that allowed them to take control of employee e-mail accounts …
Dec 17, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Nation-backed malware targets diplomats' iPhones, Androids, and PCs   —  Researchers have uncovered yet another international espionage campaign that's so sophisticated and comprehensive that it could only have been developed with the backing of a well resourced country.
Dec 11, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Linux rootkit spyware has targeted governments, pharmaceutical companies in over 45 countries for years   —  Powerful, highly stealthy Linux trojan may have infected victims for years  —  Researchers have uncovered an extremely stealthy trojan for Linux systems that attackers have been using …
Dec 8, 2014, 10:00 PMIn context

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