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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Court ruling reveals the scope of info FBI collects via NSLs for the first time, confirms it needs no warrant to get browsing, online shopping, location history   —  FBI's warrantless national security powers revealed for first time  —  The FBI can use national security letters (NSLs) …
Nov 30, 2015, 4:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Amazon forces resets of account passwords for some users, citing insecure password handling   —  Amazon force-resets some account passwords, citing password leak  —  It's not clear how many accounts are affected.  —  Amazon has force-reset an unknown number of accounts, after passwords may have been compromised.
Nov 24, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Latest Microsoft security update causing Outlook to crash, other issues, company reviewing   —  Microsoft re-issues security patch after reports of bugs, crashes  —  Updated: The faulty patch affected mostly Windows 7 users, the company said.  —  Microsoft has reissued a botched security patch …
Nov 12, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Transition to SHA2 encryption will leave tens of millions of users of older browsers and devices unable to access HTTPS sites   —  As sites move to SHA2 encryption, millions face HTTPS lock-out  —  “We're about to leave a whole chunk of the internet in the past,” as millions of people remain dependent …
Oct 26, 2015, 9:50 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday addresses critical remote code execution flaw in Internet Explorer that affects all versions of Windows since Vista   —  All versions of Windows affected by critical security flaw  —  Even Windows 10 wasn't left out of the trifecta of monthly security patches.
Oct 13, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Silent Circle Blackphone 2 review: most secure Android phone, but lacks security certifications and encrypted email   —  Silent Circle Blackphone 2 review: A secure Android phone with a privacy punch  —  $799.00  — The Blackphone 2 is the most secure smartphone you can get your hands on today …
Sep 28, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Critical remotely-exploitable flaws found in three popular, internet-connected baby monitors   —  New security flaws found in popular IoT baby monitors  —  Even internet-connected baby monitors aren't immune to hacking, including some flaws that are easy to exploit.
Sep 2, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Hackers can remotely steal fingerprints from Android phones built by Samsung, HTC, and Huawei; affected vendors have provided patches   —  Hackers can remotely steal fingerprints from Android phones  —  Researchers outline how hackers can attack your smartphone to steal your fingerprint on a “large scale” — without anybody noticing.
Aug 6, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Microsoft releases emergency patch for Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, RT, Server 2008 and later; vulnerability also affects Windows 10 Preview   —  Microsoft releases emergency patch for all versions of Windows  —  The flaw, affecting Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1, can allow a hacker to take over a machine.
Jul 20, 2015, 3:10 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Amazon releases first transparency report, covering January 1-May 31: 813 subpoenas of which 66% were fully complied with, 0-249 national security requests   —  After years of silence, Amazon releases first transparency report  —  The cloud giant said it was never part of the government's PRISM surveillance program.
Jun 12, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context

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