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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
UK judge sentences Kane Gamble, a teen who hacked online accounts of the director of CIA and other prominent US government employees, to two years in prison   —  A judge in London sentenced a British teenager who was part of the hacking group Crackas With Attitude, which targeted prominent US government employees.
Apr 20, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
GrayKey, the tool law enforcement's been buying to unlock iPhones, appears to work by brute forcing passcodes, another reason to use a strong alphanumeric code   —  Now that police agents can allegedly crack iPhones protected with passcodes made of six numbers, it's time to use longer, harder to guess and crack alphanumeric passphrases.
Apr 16, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Sources in iPhone jailbreaking community describe how iBoot source code was leaked by low level Apple employee and say that more code has been stolen   —  On Wednesday, an anonymous person published the proprietary source code of a core and fundamental component of the iPhone's operating system.
Feb 9, 2018, 4:02 PMIn context
Motherboard:
Apple files DMCA notice to remove apparent iOS 9 “iBoot” source code, parts of which are likely used in iOS 11, from GitHub; experts say the code is authentic   —  Update, February 8, 08:27 a.m.: Apple filed a copyright takedown request with GitHub and forced the company to remove the code.
Feb 8, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Profile of Harlo Holmes, an activist developer who helps journalists learn how to use the anonymous whistleblower platform SecureDrop and to stay safe online   —  Harlo Holmes helps journalists learn how to use the anonymous whistleblower platform SecureDrop and how to stay safe online.  —  Rei Watanabe
Jan 28, 2018, 10:10 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Bitcoin wallet app Electrum had a critical flaw for two years that would let attackers remotely steal bitcoins; flaw went unpatched for weeks after discovery   —  Developers left the vulnerability unpatched for months after being alerted.  —  For almost two years, hackers could have easily stolen …
Jan 10, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Researcher recounts warning Equifax about vulnerability on public-facing site that exposed user data months before breach, six months before Equifax patched   —  Months before its catastrophic data breach, a security researcher warned Equifax that it was vulnerable to the kind of attack …
Oct 26, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
New “Bad Rabbit” ransomware targets corp networks in Ukraine, Turkey, Germany, infects devices through hacked Russian media sites using NotPetya type methods   —  A new wave of ransomware has hit several targets in Russia and Eastern Europe on Tuesday, according to media reports and several security companies.
Oct 24, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
1Password moves away from one-time licensing with a local storage option to a cloud-based $2.99/month subscription   —  1Password is moving away from its one-time license, local storage option, and security researchers are not happy about it.  —  If you're worried about getting hacked …
Jul 11, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Interviews reveal a slow start for Apple's bug bounty program as some feel financial rewards are too small or reporting bugs would prevent research   —  In August 2016, Apple's head of security Ivan Krstic stole the show at one of the biggest security conferences in the world with an unexpected announcement.
Jul 6, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context

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