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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Good news for privacy: Fewer servers sending e-mail naked, Facebook finds   —  Server-to-server e-mail encryption using the STARTTLS protocol has reached an important tipping point that hardens the majority of messages Facebook sends its users against wholesale snooping by well-financed adversaries …
May 14, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Infecting DVRs with Bitcoin-mining malware even easier than you suspected   —  The dialog that appears when users want to manually change the default password on their EPCOM Hikvision S04 DVR.  —  Sans Institute  —  It took just one day for a low-end, Internet-connected digital video recorder …
May 6, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Study: Google Chrome blocks less than 3% of Heartbleed-compromised sites by default   —  Google Chrome protection for Heartbleed-hacked sites called “completely broken”  —  Update: A few hours after this article went live, Google engineer Adam Langley published a blog post taking issue …
Apr 29, 2014, 10:55 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Covert Bitcoin miner found stashed in malicious Google Play apps   —  Researchers scouring the official Google Play market have unearthed more Android apps that surreptitiously abuse end-user devices to carry out the computationally intensive process of mining Bitcoins.
Apr 24, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
iPhones and Macs get fix for extremely critical “triple handshake” crypto bug   —  Apple has patched versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems to fix yet another extremely critical cryptography vulnerability that leaves some users open to surreptitious eavesdropping.
Apr 22, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Active malware campaign steals Apple passwords from jailbroken iPhones   —  Security researchers have uncovered an active malware campaign in the wild that steals the Apple ID credentials from jailbroken iPhones and iPads.  —  News of the malware dubbed “unflod,” based on the name …
Apr 22, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Heartbleed exploits expand to VPN devices: attackers hijack user sessions, bypassing multifactor authentication   —  Heartbleed maliciously exploited to hack network with multifactor authentication  —  Demonstrating yet another way the catastrophic Heartbleed vulnerability threatens users …
Apr 18, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Confirmed: Nasty Heartbleed bug exposes OpenVPN private keys, too   —  Private encryption keys have been successfully extracted multiple times from a virtual private network server running the widely used OpenVPN application with a vulnerable version of OpenSSL, adding yet more urgency to the call …
Apr 17, 2014, 5:20 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices   —  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library via Wikipedia  —  The catastrophic Heartbleed security bug that has already bitten Yahoo Mail, the Canada Revenue Agency …
Apr 15, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Critical crypto bug in OpenSSL opens two-thirds of the Web to eavesdropping   —  For a more detailed analysis of this catastrophic bug, see this update, which went live about 18 hours after Ars published this initial post.  —  Researchers have discovered an extremely critical defect …
Apr 8, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context

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