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Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
“Frost” Attack Unlocks Android Phones' Data By Chilling Their Memory In A Freezer   —  A wrapped-up Samsung Galaxy Nexus in a freezer, as a researcher measures its temperature.  —  If you lose possession of an Android phone, your PIN or pattern unlock might not be enough to protect the sensitive data stored on it.
Feb 17, 2013, 9:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
President Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order Scores Much Better Than CISPA On Privacy   —  A still from President Obama's online stream of the State of the Union.  —  With the reintroduction of the much-maligned Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act scheduled for the day after the State …
Feb 13, 2013, 1:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Evasi0n Is The Most Popular Jailbreak Ever: Nearly Seven Million iOS Devices Hacked In Four Days   —  Over the last half a week, Apple has been hit with the largest mass-hacking incident in its history.  And the perpetrators were the company's own users.  —  Nearly seven million iPhone …
Feb 8, 2013, 2:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Inside Evasi0n, The Most Elaborate Jailbreak To Ever Hack Your iPhone   —  Credit: iDownloadBlog, @jim_gresham, @surenix, @AR72014, and @int3rnist  —  In Apple's eternal cat and mouse game to control what you can and can't run on your iOS device, score another one for the mice.
Feb 5, 2013, 6:05 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Symantec Gets A Black Eye In Chinese Hack Of The New York Times   —  Having your email hacked and malicious software spread on your servers for months may be embarrassing.  But being outed as the antivirus vendor that failed to catch the vast majority of that malware is likely more humiliating still.
Jan 31, 2013, 12:35 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Google Offers $3.14159 Million In Total Rewards For Chrome OS Hacking Contest   —  Google has never been stingy when it comes to paying for information about security vulnerabilities in its products.  Now it's offering an especially large-and especially nerdy-sum of money.
Jan 28, 2013, 5:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Letter From Forty-Four Digital Rights Groups Demands Skype Detail Its Surveillance Practices   —  Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer with Skype president Tony Bates at the announcement of Skype's $8.5 billion acquisition.  —  Skype has long been a quintessential bad actor for the privacy community …
Jan 24, 2013, 11:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Hacker Group Touts 1.6 Million Password Dump To Protest UN Internet Regulation   —  The logo of hacker group Team Ghostshell, posted with their password dump.  —  The controversy around a United Nations body's potential regulation of the Internet have already been opposed in a U.S. Congressional resolution …
Dec 10, 2012, 4:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Lock Firm Onity Starts To Shell Out For Security Fixes To Hotels' Hackable Locks   —  An Onity lock and (inset) the circuit board Onity has now offered to replace for a full reimbursement in many hotels' doors.  —  After four months, countless hacking embarrassments and a string of hotel burglaries …
Dec 8, 2012, 1:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Security Flaw In Common Keycard Locks Exploited In String Of Hotel Room Break-Ins   —  Matthew Allen Cook, who police have charged in one Houston hotel room break-in and suspect in others.  Hotel staff say a hacking tool was used to open its keycard locks.  —  Whoever robbed Janet Wolf's hotel room did his work discreetly.
Nov 27, 2012, 12:25 AMIn context

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