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Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Improved Simplocker Android malware disguises as an NSA app, has infected tens of thousands of devices using XMPP   —  Android ransomware uses XMPP chat to call home, claims it's from NSA  —  Improved Simplocker lurks disguised as legitimate Flash or video player app.
Sep 3, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
Journalists arrested on terrorism charges in Turkey for using crypto software   —  Part of much wider trend to demonise encryption, perhaps with a view to banning it.  —  Three journalists working with Vice News have been charged with “engaging in terrorist activity” on behalf of ISIL (ISIS) …
Sep 3, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
PhantomAlert files suit against Waze, claims Waze copied its database, incorporated it into its own application before sale to Google   —  Rival traffic app PhantomAlert wants to shut Waze down after alleged theft  —  CEO says he was “crushed” by Waze, which Google bought in 2013 for over $1B.
Sep 2, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Snapdragon 820's custom CPU is twice as fast, efficient as disappointing 810   —  First details about the 64-bit CPU, which will replace the 810 early next year.  —  Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 flagship won't actually ship in any phones before early 2016, but the company continues to dole out bits of information ahead of the launch.
Sep 2, 2015, 1:03 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Popcorn Time lawsuits continue as 16 are sued for watching Survivor   —  App that makes piracy easy has become a target for one Oregon lawyer.  —  The “Popcorn Time” app was launched in 2014 as a kind of “BitTorrent for dummies” with a simple Netflix-style interface for viewing movies.
Sep 2, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges pleads guilty to theft of $820K in bitcoin during Silk Road investigation   —  Secret Service agent pleads guilty to stealing money from Silk Road dealers  —  Agent also gets electronic monitoring after an attempt to adopt a “very odd” name.
Aug 31, 2015, 8:55 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
KeyRaider malware infecting jailbroken iPhones stole over 225K valid Apple account logins, thousands of certificates, private keys, and purchasing receipts   —  Malware infecting jailbroken iPhones stole 225,000 Apple account logins  —  Some targeted phones also held for ransom, researchers say.
Aug 31, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
LTE over Wi-Fi spectrum sets up industry-wide fight over interference   —  Big Cable and Wi-Fi Alliance cry foul over cellular interference with Wi-Fi.  —  A plan to use Wi-Fi airwaves for cellular service has sparked concerns about interference with existing Wi-Fi networks …
Aug 31, 2015, 9:10 AMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google OnHub review: looks great, very user-friendly, but performance and functionality aren't worth the $200 price   —  Google OnHub review—Google's smart home Trojan horse is a $200 leap of faith  —  Today it's a $200 Wi-Fi router.  Tomorrow?  We have no idea.  (Ok, maybe some idea.)
Aug 31, 2015, 3:45 AMIn context
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Galaxy Tab S2 hands-on: 4:3 aspect ratio, better fingerprint reader are notable improvements, but $400+ Android tablets are a hard sell in sea of budget tablets   —  Galaxy Tab S2: A lighter tablet with the right aspect ratio, high price  —  Hands-on: Samsung's latest is respectable, but $400+ Android tabs are a hard sell.
Aug 30, 2015, 11:20 PMIn context

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