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Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Hackers hid backdoor in Avast-owned system cleanup tool CCleaner for Windows from August 15 to September 12; affected software was run by 2.27M users   —  Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately …
Sep 18, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Peter Thiel-backed internet monitoring startup Qadium, founded by an ex-CIA analyst, raises $40M Series B led by IVP   —  Qadium, a Peter Thiel-backed cybersecurity start-up from San Francisco, has raised a Series B of $40 million, as it expands its product that CEO and ex-CIA analyst Tim Junio claims …
Aug 31, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Anonymous messaging app Kik still fails to deal adequately with child abuse on its platform, after learning about the issues more than a year ago   —  Soon after Raleigh, North Carolina police arrested registered sex offender Thomas Paul Keeler II in March last year, they discovered …
Aug 7, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Profile of Tracer, a phone surveillance tool made by a US firm that is being resold by Moscow-based OpenGSM; sources say Apple has been tracking it since 2015   —  As the infamous tourism tagline for Nevada's gambling paradise goes, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.
Mar 23, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Sources: Microsoft and Google haven't been contacted by Assange, two days after he said WikiLeaks would share details of CIA hacking tools with tech firms   —  It's been two days since Julian Assange promised Wikileaks would hand over more information on Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hacker tools to tech giants.
Mar 11, 2017, 6:16 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Amazon fights against search warrant for Echo recordings in murder trial, argues First Amendment rights extend to Alexa's captured audio and responses   —  Amazon is sticking to its guns in the fight to protect customer data.  The tech titan has filed a motion to quash the search warrant …
Feb 23, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Law enforcement has used services like SiriusXM and GM's OnStar to track cars and listen in on conversations since at least 2001, review of court filings shows   —  The rapid spread of connected devices that can listen and locate has been a boon for law enforcement.
Jan 15, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Everything we know about the secretive NSO Group and its founder Omri Lavie, who are behind the latest iPhone hacks   —  NSO Group employees' lives must seem no different from others in the Israeli tech scene.  They turn up every morning at their office in Herzelia, in Tel Aviv's northern district …
Aug 26, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Cisco And Fortinet Confirm Flaws Exposed By Self-Proclaimed NSA Hackers   —  American firewall companies Cisco and Fortinet have issued warnings and fixes for bugs exposed by the Shadow Brokers, who claimed this weekend to have breached the Equation Group, believed to be an NSA operation.
Aug 17, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Court documents in Silent Circle, Geeksphone case reveal Blackphone maker has laid off 15% of its staff, faces uncertain future   —  Silent Circle, the company behind privacy-focused Blackphone, is in the midst of a troubled period.  It's laid off 20 employees - 15 per cent of its workforce …
Jul 6, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context

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