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Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researcher shares flaw, reported to Western Digital in April 2017, that bypasses admin password for WD's My Cloud NAS drives; WD says fix coming in a few weeks   —  A security researcher has published details of a vulnerability in a popular cloud storage drive after the company failed to issue security patches for over a year.
Sep 19, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Cloudflare says it is rolling out resource public key infrastructure to all of its customers to stop route leaks and route hijackings   —  Internet outages happen all the time.  If it's not someone cutting through a cable in the street, it's a massive denial-of-service attack pummeling a pillar of the internet with junk data.
Sep 19, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Threat researcher: hackers stole customer credit cards in a month-long data breach at online retailer Newegg, between August 14 and September 18   —  Newegg is clearing up its website after a month-long data breach.  —  Hackers injected 15 lines of card skimming code on the online retailer's payments page …
Sep 19, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Cloudflare adds new “one-click” DNSSEC setup to make it far more difficult to spoof websites, likely increasing the protocol's woeful adoption rate   —  Bad news first: the internet is broken for a while.  The good news is that Cloudflare thinks it can make it slightly less broken.
Sep 18, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Twitter now puts live broadcasts started by accounts users follow, including breaking news, personalities, and sports, at the top of their timelines in its app   —  Twitter will now put live streams and broadcasts started by accounts you follow at the top of your timeline, making it easier to see what they're doing in realtime.
Sep 16, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Let's Encrypt has issued 380M+ free TLS certificates on 129M unique domains in three years since launch, making it the largest certificate issuer in the world   —  Bon anniversaire, Let's Encrypt!  —  The free-to-use nonprofit was founded in 2014 in part by the Electronic Frontier Foundation …
Sep 15, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researchers find 24 popular iOS apps that sent sensitive user data like GPS, Bluetooth LE Beacon, and Wi-Fi network identifiers to data monetization firms   —  A group of security researchers say dozens of popular iPhone apps are quietly sharing the location data of “tens of millions of mobile devices” …
Sep 7, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
DOJ says AG Jeff Sessions will meet with state AGs to discuss a “growing concern” that social media giants are “hurting competition” and stifling free speech   —  The Justice Department has confirmed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has expressed a “growing concern” …
Sep 5, 2018, 12:36 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Senate Intelligence Committee confirms Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg will testify in a Sept. 5 open hearing; Larry Page was also invited but hasn't responded   —  Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey and Facebook chief operations officer Sheryl Sandberg will testify in an open hearing …
Aug 29, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researcher: a robocalling company has left hundreds of thousands of voters' data, including personal details and audio recordings, exposed on a public server   —  Each record contains a voter's name, address, and “calculated” political affiliation.  —  Another cache of US voter data has leaked.
Jul 18, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context

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