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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
15-year-old hacker exposes vulnerability in popular “tamper-proof” Ledger hardware cryptocurrency wallets that have sold by the millions   —  Backdoor allows attacker to recover private keys stored on Ledger hardware wallets.  —  For years, executives at France-based Ledger …
Mar 21, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Calendar 2 for Mac updated to mine Monero by default; after poor reviews, dev removes app from App Store, says mining will be gone in new version, citing bugs   —  Popular Calendar 2 app mines Monero by default, but at least it discloses it.  —  Resource-draining currency miners …
Mar 12, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Kaspersky Lab details sophisticated Slingshot malware likely used for spying on targeted individuals and organizations, which remained hidden for six years   —  Nation-sponsored Slingshot is one of the most advanced attack platforms ever.  —  Researchers have discovered malware so stealthy …
Mar 11, 2018, 5:00 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers find bug in Exim message transfer tool that allows remote code execution, affecting up to 400K servers   —  Widely used message transfer agent patched buffer overflow last month.  —  A bug in an obscure but widely used email program may be putting as many as 400,000 servers around …
Mar 7, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Developers fix vulnerability in geth, an app to run Ethereum nodes, that let “any kid with a machine and a script” steal funds, according to researchers   —  Hole made it possible to trick users into double spending and hack smart contracts.  —  Developers of Ethereum …
Mar 3, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers say some security certificates are being sold and registered using stolen corporate identities, making traditional network security less effective   —  Certificates registered in names of real corporations are surprisingly easy to come by.  —  The Stuxnet worm that targeted …
Feb 23, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Google's Project Zero researchers find easy-to-exploit vulnerabilities in uTorrent for Windows and web that allow code execution, more; fixes rolling out soon   —  Developers are in the process of releasing updates to fix the critical flaws.  —  Two versions of uTorrent …
Feb 21, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Zero-day vulnerability in the current version of Flash is being actively exploited in the wild; Adobe plans to patch it next week   —  Adobe plans to have a fix for the critical flaw next week.  —  An increasingly sophisticated hacking group is exploiting a zero-day vulnerability …
Feb 3, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
YouTube served ads containing Coinhive's cryptocurrency-mining and CPU-draining JavaScript, likely via Google's DoubleClick; Google says ads now blocked   —  Ad campaign lets attackers profit while unwitting users watch videos.  —  YouTube was recently caught displaying ads …
Jan 26, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Kaspersky Lab says it's found an Android spying app, likely by Italian vendors, that relies on five exploits to gain root access and can steal WhatsApp messages   —  Skygofree is among the most powerful spy platforms ever created for Android.  —  Last year, researchers found …
Jan 16, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context

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