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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Google to Symantec: account fully for misissued google.com certificates or else Chrome will flag your TLS certificates as unsafe   —  Still fuming over HTTPS mishap, Google makes Symantec an offer it can't refuse  —  Google: Fix ailing certificate business or risk having Chrome flag your credentials.
Oct 29, 2015, 4:20 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Joomla CMS patched on Thursday to fix critical SQL-injection flaw affecting millions of websites   —  Joomla bug puts millions of websites at risk of remote takeover hacks  —  Just-patched flaw allows outside hackers to gain administrator access.  —  Millions of websites used in e-commerce …
Oct 23, 2015, 9:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
New attacks on Network Time Protocol can defeat HTTPS and create chaos   —  Exploits can be used to snoop on encrypted traffic and cause debilitating outages.  —  Serious weaknesses in the Internet's time-synchronization mechanism can be exploited to cause debilitating outages …
Oct 22, 2015, 5:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers find 256 iOS apps using a third-party advertising SDK to collect users' personal info; Apple says it will ban them   —  Researchers find 256 iOS apps that collect users' personal info  —  Apps are “definitely the kind of stuff that Apple should have caught,” researcher says.
Oct 19, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
SHA1, one of Internet's crucial cryptographic algorithms used in 28% of digital certificates, could break by year's end   —  SHA1 algorithm securing e-commerce and software could break by year's end  —  Researchers warn widely used algorithm should be retired sooner.
Oct 8, 2015, 12:15 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Experts warned Patreon of major website flaw 5 days before breach: a development error also committed on thousands of other sites allows remote code execution   —  Patreon was warned of serious website flaw 5 days before it was hacked  —  Even worse: Thousands of other sites are making the same facepalm-worthy mistake.
Oct 2, 2015, 1:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Hackers breach crowdfunding site Patreon, dump nearly 15 GB of stolen data online including site's source code, user email addresses, and hashed password data   —  Gigabytes of user data from hack of Patreon donations site dumped online  —  The inclusion of source code and databases suggest breach was extensive.
Oct 2, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Drop-dead simple exploit completely bypasses Mac's malware Gatekeeper   —  A key limitation makes it trivial for attackers to skirt Gatekeeper protections.  —  Since its introduction in 2012, an OS X feature known as Gatekeeper has gone a long way to protecting the Macs of security novices and experts alike.
Sep 30, 2015, 12:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
XOR botnet infecting Linux computers launches 150 Gbps DDoS attacks on up to 20 targets per day   —  Botnet preying on Linux computers delivers potent DDoS attacks  —  XOR DDoS bombards as many as 20 targets per day, sometimes with 150 GBpS of traffic.  —  Security researchers have uncovered …
Sep 30, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica UK:
Researchers say over 4K apps in iOS App Store infected with XcodeGhost, but apps not as harmful as feared earlier   —  XcodeGhost apps haunting iOS App Store more numerous than first reported  —  Security researchers have both good and bad news about the recently reported outbreak of XcodeGhost apps infecting Apple's App Store.
Sep 23, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context

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