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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
‘Nasty’ Bug In MetroPCS Site Left Personal Data of Subscribers Open to Hackers   —  Until this month, if you were one of the more than 10 million MetroPCS subscribers, anyone who knew your phone number could easily get all your personal information from the company's website, including your home address …
Nov 13, 2015, 11:35 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
New Stagefright Bugs Leave More Than 1 Billion Android Users Vulnerable   —  In July, a security researcher revealed that Android phones could be hacked with a simple text, thanks to a series of bugs in the Android operating system that are now commonly known as Stagefright.
Oct 1, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Imgur vulnerability that targeted 8chan via images on Reddit patched   —  Someone Was Abusing an Imgur Bug to Target 8chan Users  —  A previously unknown vulnerability in the popular photo-sharing site Imgur was recently exploited in an apparent attempt to hack users of the internet message board 8chan …
Sep 22, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
The US Army, Navy, DARPA, others do not implement STARTTLS, a basic email encryption protocol   —  How the US Military Fails to Protect Its Soldiers' Emails  —  Many government agencies, including the US military, are leaving the emails of soldiers and government employees potentially …
Sep 18, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
ICANN parent IANA officially recognizes .onion TLD, giving Tor domains basic security features like SSL and TLS certificates   —  Internet Regulators Just Legitimized The Dark Web  —  The so-called dark web is often mistakenly believed to be just an unsanctioned space of the internet that hosts dingy, illegal websites.
Sep 10, 2015, 8:55 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Profile of Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos, man in-charge of securing web properties that collectively serve over a billion users   —  Paranoid-in-Chief: Yahoo's Alex Stamos Wants to Secure the Entire Internet  —  It's an early and sunny Saturday after the week-long RSA …
Jun 21, 2015, 10:10 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Wikimedia switching all of its sites to HTTPS by default   —  Wikipedia Is Finally Encrypting the World's Knowledge  —  Wikipedia, one of the most popular websites in the world, will now be encrypted by default, a change that will better protect its hundreds of millions of visitors from surveillance and censorship.
Jun 12, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Google Confirms Cops Can Wiretap Your Hangouts   —  In the wake of all the Edward Snowden revelations, a seemingly endless series of encryption apps, all promising some degree “NSA-proof” security, have come out trying to take advantage of this new anti-surveillance business opportunity.
May 12, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
After hacks, dark web email provider SIGAINT claims a government spied on its users   —  After Hacks, A Dark Web Email Provider Says a Government Spied on Its Users  —  About a week ago, the administrator of an email provider that caters to dark web denizens—be they security-conscious journalists …
Apr 25, 2015, 12:50 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
DEA has been buying spyware produced by Italian surveillance tech firm Hacking Team since 2012   —  The DEA Has Been Secretly Buying Hacking Tools From an Italian Company  —  The Drug Enforcement Administration has been buying spyware produced by the controversial Italian surveillance tech …
Apr 15, 2015, 10:20 PMIn context

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