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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Android's November security patch does not include fix for critical privilege-escalation bug in Linux kernel; official Linux patch was released last month   —  Linux users already got a fix for “Dirty Cow.”  Android users aren't so fortunate.  —  Android users waiting for a fix …
Nov 8, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica UK:
Hacking group Shadow Brokers share what they allege to be hundreds of orgs hacked by NSA with IP addresses of the compromised devices in a post on Medium   —  Shadow Brokers—the name used by a person or group that created seismic waves in August when it published some of the National Security Agency's …
Oct 31, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Experts demonstrate exploiting the Rowhammer hardware flaw from app with no special user permissions, rooting older devices from LG, Motorola, Samsung, OnePlus   —  Permission-less apps take only seconds to root phones from LG, Samsung and Motorola.  —  Researchers have devised an attack …
Oct 23, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers find serious nine-year old privilege-escalation bug in Linux kernel, official patch released this week   —  Lurking in the kernel for nine years, flaw gives untrusted users unfettered root access.  —  A serious vulnerability that has been present for nine years in virtually …
Oct 21, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
LinkedIn says a Russian man arrested in the Czech Republic is believed to be involved in 2012 breach which saw the release of 117M passwords   —  Russian man drove luxury car, then collapsed after being apprehended, police say.  —  An alleged Russian hacker arrested in the Czech Republic following …
Oct 19, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Exploit broker Zerodium triples bounty to $1.5M for iOS, and doubles bounty for Android to $200K   —  Zerodium triples price for iOS exploits, doubles Android bounties to $200,000.  —  A controversial broker of security exploits is offering $1.5 million (£1.2 million) …
Sep 30, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Google issues patch for critical privilege-escalation bug and Stagefright-like flaw in Android, but “large percentage” of phones ineligible to receive fix   —  Google releases fixes for newer devices and ejects apps following reports.  —  It was a bad week for millions of Android phone users.
Sep 10, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers reveal how the NSA used BenignCertain exploit to remotely extract decryption keys from Cisco's PIX firewalls for a decade   —  Exploit against Cisco's PIX line of firewalls remotely extracted crypto keys.  —  In a revelation that shows how the National Security Agency was able …
Aug 20, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Linux bug lets attackers remotely hijack unencrypted internet traffic on phones running Android 4.4 or later   —  Off-path attack means malicious hackers can be located anywhere on the Internet.  —  An estimated 80 percent of Android phones contain a recently discovered vulnerability …
Aug 15, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers uncover advanced malware with 50+ modules that's existed since 2011 and infected government agencies and telcos in Russia, Iran, Sweden, China, more   —  Espionage platform with more than 50 modules was almost certainly state sponsored.  —  Security experts have discovered …
Aug 9, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context

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