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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Superfish doubles down, says HTTPS-busting adware poses no security risk   —  Denial comes despite near-unanimous agreement that it left Lenovo users wide open.  —  Following security professionals' near-unanimous condemnation of adware that hijacked encrypted Web connections on Lenovo computers …
Feb 20, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Some Lenovo notebooks shipped with man-in-the-middle Superfish adware that breaks HTTPS connections, affects Chrome and Internet Explorer   —  Lenovo PCs ship with man-in-the-middle adware that breaks HTTPS connections  —  Superfish may make it trivial for attackers to spoof any HTTPS website.
Feb 19, 2015, 6:40 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Extensive Kasperky Lab report details advanced spy capabilities of Stuxnet-linked threat actor dubbed “Equation Group”   —  How “omnipotent” hackers tied to NSA hid for 14 years—and were found at last  —  “Equation Group” ran the most advanced hacking operation ever uncovered.
Feb 16, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Microsoft issues patch for 15 year old Windows flaw dubbed Jasbug that could allow remote code execution; Windows Server 2003 unpatched   —  15-year-old bug allows malicious code execution in all versions of Windows  —  Windows admins: Patch now, unless you run 2003, in which case you're out of luck.
Feb 11, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Security researcher publishes 10M unredacted usernames with passwords despite risk of FBI raid   —  Fearing an FBI raid, researcher publishes 10 million passwords/usernames  —  Move could advance password research—and test prosecutors' tolerance for leaks.
Feb 10, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Serious bug in fully patched Internet Explorer puts user credentials at risk   —  Microsoft engineers are working to patch universal XSS vulnerability.  —  A vulnerability in fully patched versions of Internet Explorer allows attackers to steal login credentials and inject malicious content into users' browsing sessions.
Feb 4, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Silent Circle fixed bug in privacy-centric BlackPhone that let hackers remotely decrypt texts and stalk users   —  Bug in ultra secure BlackPhone let attackers decrypt texts, stalk users  —  Silent Circle purges remotely exploitable “type confusion” flaw.  —  A recently fixed vulnerability …
Jan 28, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Highly critical “Ghost” allowing code execution affects most Linux systems   —  New bug haunting Linux could spark “a lot of collateral damage on the Internet.”  —  An extremely critical vulnerability affecting most Linux distributions gives attackers the ability to execute malicious code …
Jan 27, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Court document for Silk Road 2 trial suggests investigators may have spent six months last year exploiting Tor anonymity bug   —  Did feds mount a sustained attack on Tor to decloak crime suspects?  —  Last week's arrest of a man alleged to help run the Silk Road 2. online drug bazaar …
Jan 21, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Blackhat filmmakers used hacking consultants to depict hacking in a more realistic way   —  Blackhat brings some hacking realism to Hollywood, but to what effect?  —  During one scene in the upcoming hacker action movie Blackhat, a team is sent into the control room of a burned …
Jan 19, 2015, 4:25 AMIn context

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