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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Covert Bitcoin miner found stashed in malicious Google Play apps   —  Researchers scouring the official Google Play market have unearthed more Android apps that surreptitiously abuse end-user devices to carry out the computationally intensive process of mining Bitcoins.
Apr 24, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
iPhones and Macs get fix for extremely critical “triple handshake” crypto bug   —  Apple has patched versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems to fix yet another extremely critical cryptography vulnerability that leaves some users open to surreptitious eavesdropping.
Apr 22, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Active malware campaign steals Apple passwords from jailbroken iPhones   —  Security researchers have uncovered an active malware campaign in the wild that steals the Apple ID credentials from jailbroken iPhones and iPads.  —  News of the malware dubbed “unflod,” based on the name …
Apr 22, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Heartbleed exploits expand to VPN devices: attackers hijack user sessions, bypassing multifactor authentication   —  Heartbleed maliciously exploited to hack network with multifactor authentication  —  Demonstrating yet another way the catastrophic Heartbleed vulnerability threatens users …
Apr 18, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Confirmed: Nasty Heartbleed bug exposes OpenVPN private keys, too   —  Private encryption keys have been successfully extracted multiple times from a virtual private network server running the widely used OpenVPN application with a vulnerable version of OpenSSL, adding yet more urgency to the call …
Apr 17, 2014, 5:20 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices   —  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library via Wikipedia  —  The catastrophic Heartbleed security bug that has already bitten Yahoo Mail, the Canada Revenue Agency …
Apr 15, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Critical crypto bug in OpenSSL opens two-thirds of the Web to eavesdropping   —  For a more detailed analysis of this catastrophic bug, see this update, which went live about 18 hours after Ars published this initial post.  —  Researchers have discovered an extremely critical defect …
Apr 8, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Hack of Boxee.tv exposes password data, messages for 158,000 users   —  A screenshot of the Boxee.tv forums post leading to an 800 megabyte file of leaked user data, including cryptographically hashed passwords.  —  riskbasedsecurity.com  —  Hackers posted names, e-mail addresses …
Apr 1, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Apps with millions of Google Play downloads covertly mine cryptocurrency   —  Researchers said they have uncovered two apps that were downloaded from the official Google Play market more than one million times that use Android devices to mine the Litecoin and Dogecoin cryptocurrencies without explicitly informing end users.
Mar 27, 2014, 10:15 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Malicious apps can hose Android phones, erase data, researchers warn   —  Security researchers said they have uncovered bugs in Google's Android operating system that could allow malicious apps to send vulnerable devices into a spiral of endlessly looping crashes and possibly delete all data stored on them.
Mar 24, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context

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