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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
ICANN e-mail accounts, zone database breached in spearphishing attack   —  Unknown attackers used a spearphishing campaign to compromise sensitive systems operated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a coup that allowed them to take control of employee e-mail accounts …
Dec 17, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Nation-backed malware targets diplomats' iPhones, Androids, and PCs   —  Researchers have uncovered yet another international espionage campaign that's so sophisticated and comprehensive that it could only have been developed with the backing of a well resourced country.
Dec 11, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Linux rootkit spyware has targeted governments, pharmaceutical companies in over 45 countries for years   —  Powerful, highly stealthy Linux trojan may have infected victims for years  —  Researchers have uncovered an extremely stealthy trojan for Linux systems that attackers have been using …
Dec 8, 2014, 10:00 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
New variation of POODLE TLS attack is easier to execute, with 10% of websites vulnerable   —  Meaner POODLE bug that bypasses TLS crypto bites 10 percent of websites  —  Some of the world's leading websites—including those owned or operated by Bank of America, VMware …
Dec 8, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
For a year, gang operating rogue Tor node infected Windows executables   —  A flowchart of the infection process used by a malicious Tor exit node.  —  F-Secure  —  Three weeks ago, a security researcher uncovered a Tor exit node that added malware to uncompressed Windows executables passing through it.
Nov 14, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Stuxnet worm infected high-profile targets before hitting Iran nukes   —  List of “patients zero” shows cyber weapon broke into—not out of—Natanz.  —  The Stuxnet computer worm that attacked Iran's nuclear development program was first seeded to a handful of carefully selected targets …
Nov 12, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Thousands of Mozilla developers' e-mail addresses, password hashes exposed   —  E-mail addresses and cryptographically protected passwords for thousands of Mozilla developers were exposed through a database glitch that may have been exploited by hackers, Mozilla officials warned Friday.
Aug 4, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Certificate verification flaw in Android since 2.1 granted malicious apps special access to resources, potentially exposing sensitive user data   —  Android crypto blunder exposes users to highly privileged malware  —  A slide from next week's Black Hat talk titled Android Fake ID vulnerability.
Jul 29, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Up to 50,000 sites commandeered via exploit of vulnerability in MailPoet WordPress plugin   —  Mass exploit of WordPress plugin backdoors sites running Joomla, Magento, too  —  As many as 50,000 websites have been remotely commandeered by attackers exploiting a recently patched vulnerability …
Jul 24, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Apple documents previously undocumented services that can leak user data   —  Four days after a forensics expert warned that undocumented functions in iOS could leak personal user data, Apple has documented three services it says serve diagnostic purposes.  —  “iOS offers the following …
Jul 23, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context

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