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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Tor developers vow to fix bug that can uncloak users   —  Developers of the Tor privacy service say they're close to fixing a weakness that researchers for an abruptly canceled conference presentation said provides a low-cost way for adversaries to deanonymize hundreds of thousands of users.
Jul 22, 2014, 8:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Microsoft drops case that severed DNS hosting for millions of No-IP nodes   —  Microsoft has formally settled legal differences with No-IP, the dynamic domain name host that was kneecapped by a botnet takedown that recently knocked out service to millions of legitimate hostnames.
Jul 9, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Rosetta Flash exploit can steal user data on eBay, Instagram; Google, Twitter, Tumblr patched   —  “Weaponized” exploit can steal sensitive user data on eBay, Tumblr, et al.  —  Update: Almost four hours after this article went live, a Tumblr spokeswoman e-mailed Ars to say the site has been patched against the Rosetta Flash attack.
Jul 8, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Feds charge convicted hacker Cameron Lacroix with 2013 Burger King and Jeep Twitter account breaches   —  Feds unmask mystery hacker who “hamburgled” Burger King Twitter account  —  Federal prosecutors have charged a previously convicted hacker with illegally accessing millions of records sent …
Jul 4, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Microsoft surrenders the 23 domains it recently confiscated from No-IP   —  Order restored to universe as Microsoft surrenders confiscated No-IP domains  —  Microsoft has surrendered the 23 domain names it confiscated from dynamic domain hosting service No-IP.com, a move that begins the process …
Jul 3, 2014, 12:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Millions of dynamic DNS users suffer after Microsoft seizes No-IP domains   —  Legitimate users caught in legal fire designed to take down botnets.  —  Millions of legitimate servers that rely on dynamic domain name services from No-IP.com suffered outages on Monday after Microsoft seized 22 domain names …
Jun 30, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Active malware operation let attackers sabotage US energy industry   —  Researchers have uncovered a malware campaign that gave attackers the ability to sabotage the operations of energy grid owners, electricity generation firms, petroleum pipelines, and industrial equipment providers.
Jun 30, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Bug in Android KeyStore that leaks credentials fixed only in KitKat   —  Researchers have warned of a vulnerability present on an estimated 86 percent of Android phones that may allow attackers to obtain highly sensitive credentials, including cryptographic keys for some banking services …
Jun 28, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Attackers poison legitimate apps to infect sensitive industrial control systems   —  Corporate spies have found an effective way to plant their malware on the networks of energy companies and other industrial heavyweights—by hacking the websites of software companies and waiting for the targets …
Jun 24, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Google unveils independent “fork” of OpenSSL called “BoringSSL”   —  Google is releasing its own independently developed “fork” of OpenSSL, the widely used cryptography library that came to international attention following the Heartbleed vulnerability that threatened hundreds of thousands of websites with catastrophic attacks.
Jun 20, 2014, 9:25 PMIn context

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