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Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Carnegie Mellon denies FBI paid for Tor-breaking research, implies subpoena may have been used   —  Carnegie Mellon says it was subpoenaed and not paid for research on breaking Tor  —  Carnegie Mellon University today implied in a statement that it was served with a subpoena to hand …
Nov 18, 2015, 5:05 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Kemoge Android malware apps are unofficial ripoffs of popular titles spread via ad campaigns, seen in over 20 countries   —  Kemoge Android Adware Campaign Can Lead to Device Takeover  —  Google has been busy removing a number of apps from Google Play that are disguised as popular selections …
Oct 7, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
D-Link Accidentally Leaks Private Code-Signing Keys   —  A simple mistake by networking gear manufacturer D-Link could have opened the door for costly damage.  —  Private keys used to sign software published by D-Link were found in the company's open source firmware packages.
Sep 18, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Android Stagefright Exploit Code Released to Public   —  Joshua Drake, the researcher who found the so-called Stagefright vulnerability in Android, today released exploit code to the public, which he hopes will be used to test systems' exposure to the flaw.  —  The move comes more than a month …
Sep 10, 2015, 8:45 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Netflix releases Sleepy Puppy, an open-source tool to track XSS vulnerabilities across multiple apps   —  Netflix Sleepy Puppy Awakens XSS Vulnerabilities in Secondary Applications  —  Most automated scanning and security tools that ferret out cross-site scripting vulnerabilities don't do much analysis beyond the target application.
Sep 3, 2015, 9:40 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Web hosts and businesses in the gaming industry vulnerable to new DDoS attack abusing RPC Portmapper warns Level 3   —  Reflection DDoS Attacks Abusing RPC Portmapper  —  A number web hosting providers and businesses in the gaming industry were last month guinea pigs for a new type of amplified DDoS attack.
Aug 20, 2015, 1:50 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
EFF, AdBlock and Others Launch New Do Not Track Standard   —  After years of discussions, disagreements, and digressions, the Do Not Track header is supported by all of the major browsers.  But because there's no real requirement for sites or advertisers to respect it, DNT is not as effective as it could be.
Aug 4, 2015, 10:10 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Security experts welcome US Commerce Department's decision to rewrite initial US Wassenaar proposal regarding regulation of cyberweapons   —  Unusual Re-Do of US Wassenaar Rules Applauded  —  In spite of self-congratulatory pats on the back from several corners of the security world …
Aug 2, 2015, 8:10 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Unpatched phones with Android 2.2 Froyo or later can be hacked via a single unopened MMS due to vulnerability in native Stagefright media playback engine   —  Android Stagefright Flaws Put 950 Million Devices at Risk  —  Vulnerabilities discovered in the Stagefright media playback engine …
Jul 27, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Google Calls Proposed U.S. Wassenaar Rules ‘Not Feasible’   —  As the clock winds down on the comment period for the United States government's proposed implementation of the Wassenaar Arrangement export controls for intrusion software, Google officials say that the rules would have a “significant negative impact” on security research.
Jul 20, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context

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