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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
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Terbium Labs' Matchlight technology aims to find stolen data on the dark net before it is sold   —  When stolen data turns up on the dark web, this tech can find it fast  —  The team says that its new technology could have helped prevent the recent data leak at the US government's tax department.
Jun 3, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Bigger than Heartbleed, ‘Venom’ security vulnerability threatens most datacenters   —  Summary:Security researchers say the vulnerability affects “millions” of machines in datacenters around the world.  —  Move over, Heartbleed.  There's a new catastrophic vulnerability in town.
May 13, 2015, 9:10 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Verizon's Q1 tops earnings estimates but misses on revenue at $32B, a 4% increase YoY   —  Mixed bag for Verizon's Q1  —  Summary:The largest US cellular giant added more than half-a-million net retail postpaid subscriptions during the quarter.  —  Verizon's fiscal first quarter earnings reported Tuesday were a mixed bag.
Apr 21, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context

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