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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researcher uncovers open server with 711M email addresses and other credentials, including passwords and email server info, used by a spambot to send malware   —  The spambot has collected millions of email credentials and server login information in order to send spam through “legitimate” servers, defeating many spam filters.
Aug 29, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Node.js forks again after a third of technical steering committee members quit over failure to remove a committee member for allegedly violating code of conduct   —  The tumultuous events this week in the Node.js community were a long time coming.  Insiders tell ZDNet how the community is trying to repair …
Aug 26, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
AccuWeather iOS app sends user's location info to data monetization firm, even with location sharing turned off   —  A security researcher has found that the popular weather app sends private location data without the user's explicit permission to a firm designed to monetize user locations.
Aug 22, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Millions of Verizon customer records exposed in security lapse   —  Customer records for at least 14 million subscribers, including phone numbers and account PINs, were exposed.  —  An Israeli technology company has exposed millions of Verizon customer records, ZDNet has learned.
Jul 12, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researcher gains full system-wide access on Windows 10 S, despite the operating system's strict security measures, by exploiting Microsoft Word macros   —  We enlisted a leading security researcher to test if Microsoft's newest, locked down version of Windows 10 is protected against all …
Jun 25, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
In wake of WannaCry, Microsoft fixes 3 flaws affecting unsupported OSes including Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that it initially said it wouldn't patch   —  The company previously said it would not fix three outstanding exploits, but reversed course following the ransomware attack in May.
Jun 13, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Password manager OneLogin compromised, says hackers have ability to decrypt encrypted data and all users served by US data center are affected   —  UPDATED: The company said that hackers have “the ability to decrypt encrypted data.”  —  Password manager and single sign-on provider OneLogin has been hacked.
Jun 1, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Senators and their staffers given the approval to use encrypted messaging app Signal by the Senate Sergeant at Arms   —  Senate staffers can now use what is widely considered the world's most secure messaging app.  —  Just one week after the Senate switched on web encryption …
May 16, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
FCC's website has been flooded with 128K+ identical fake anti-net neutrality comments via its public comment system API   —  Several people we spoke to denied they had posted comments to the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) feedback pages.  —  A bot is thought to be behind the posting …
May 10, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
As challenges from tech companies mount, FBI issues 12,150 national security letters in 2016, down 5% YoY   —  The number of national security letters issued by the FBI fell by more than 5 percent year over year.  —  The FBI is relying less on its subpoena powers that it uses …
May 2, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context

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