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Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
As expected, researchers find another side-channel processor attack that abuses branch prediction, called BranchScope, similar to Spectre variant 2   —  New attack focuses on a different part of the branch prediction system.  —  Researchers from the College of William and Mary, Carnegie Mellon …
Mar 27, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Facebook says it logged phone call and SMS metadata via opt-in features on Messenger, Facebook Lite; some say they never installed those apps or gave permission   —  Maybe check your data archive to see if Facebook's algorithms know who you called.  —  This past week, a New Zealand man …
Mar 24, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
15-year-old hacker exposes vulnerability in popular “tamper-proof” Ledger hardware cryptocurrency wallets that have sold by the millions   —  Backdoor allows attacker to recover private keys stored on Ledger hardware wallets.  —  For years, executives at France-based Ledger …
Mar 21, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Finder, a research program of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, aims to geotag any publicly available image or video taken outdoors   —  “Finder” will geotag images by terrain, sky features.  —  Imagine if someone could scan every image on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram …
Mar 19, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
The NCTA, CTIA, and USTelecom, trade groups that represent nearly the entire broadband industry, file motions to help the FCC to defend repeal of net neutrality   —  NCTA, CTIA, and USTelecom sign up to defend net neutrality repeal in court.  —  The biggest lobby groups representing broadband providers …
Mar 19, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Proposed net neutrality law in California would be toughest yet by banning zero-rating, affecting programs like Verizon FreeBee and AT&T's Sponsored Data   —  Bill would recreate core FCC net neutrality rules and be tougher on zero-rating.  —  A proposed net neutrality law in California …
Mar 14, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Let's Encrypt releases service securing HTTP connections via free “wildcard” certificates and the ACME v2 protocol to automate certificate request verification   —  In a victory for securing Web, anybody can now get a certificate valid for every site in a domain.
Mar 13, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Calendar 2 for Mac updated to mine Monero by default; after poor reviews, dev removes app from App Store, says mining will be gone in new version, citing bugs   —  Popular Calendar 2 app mines Monero by default, but at least it discloses it.  —  Resource-draining currency miners …
Mar 12, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Kaspersky Lab details sophisticated Slingshot malware likely used for spying on targeted individuals and organizations, which remained hidden for six years   —  Nation-sponsored Slingshot is one of the most advanced attack platforms ever.  —  Researchers have discovered malware so stealthy …
Mar 11, 2018, 5:00 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Khronos Group announces Vulkan 1.1, the first big update to its cross platform GPU API, with multi-GPU support, better DirectX compatibility, and more   —  Updated drivers that support the latest version should be out today.  —  The Khronos Group today launched Vulkan 1.1 …
Mar 7, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context

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