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Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Spectre researcher Daniel Gruss says attacks work “super-reliably” on AMD CPUs, despite the company claiming “near zero risk” due to different architecture   —  Rumors had been flying around cybersecurity circles at the turn of the year about a vulnerability affecting computers running Intel chips.
Jan 3, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Researcher finds analytics firm Alteryx left data like addresses, phones, mortgages of 123M US households unsecured on AWS; Alteryx says database now secured   —  Information on more than 120 million American households was sitting in a massive database found left exposed on the web earlier this month, Forbes has been told.
Dec 19, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Hackers hid backdoor in Avast-owned system cleanup tool CCleaner for Windows from August 15 to September 12; affected software was run by 2.27M users   —  Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately …
Sep 18, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Peter Thiel-backed internet monitoring startup Qadium, founded by an ex-CIA analyst, raises $40M Series B led by IVP   —  Qadium, a Peter Thiel-backed cybersecurity start-up from San Francisco, has raised a Series B of $40 million, as it expands its product that CEO and ex-CIA analyst Tim Junio claims …
Aug 31, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Anonymous messaging app Kik still fails to deal adequately with child abuse on its platform, after learning about the issues more than a year ago   —  Soon after Raleigh, North Carolina police arrested registered sex offender Thomas Paul Keeler II in March last year, they discovered …
Aug 7, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Profile of Tracer, a phone surveillance tool made by a US firm that is being resold by Moscow-based OpenGSM; sources say Apple has been tracking it since 2015   —  As the infamous tourism tagline for Nevada's gambling paradise goes, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.
Mar 23, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Sources: Microsoft and Google haven't been contacted by Assange, two days after he said WikiLeaks would share details of CIA hacking tools with tech firms   —  It's been two days since Julian Assange promised Wikileaks would hand over more information on Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hacker tools to tech giants.
Mar 11, 2017, 6:16 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Amazon fights against search warrant for Echo recordings in murder trial, argues First Amendment rights extend to Alexa's captured audio and responses   —  Amazon is sticking to its guns in the fight to protect customer data.  The tech titan has filed a motion to quash the search warrant …
Feb 23, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Law enforcement has used services like SiriusXM and GM's OnStar to track cars and listen in on conversations since at least 2001, review of court filings shows   —  The rapid spread of connected devices that can listen and locate has been a boon for law enforcement.
Jan 15, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Everything we know about the secretive NSO Group and its founder Omri Lavie, who are behind the latest iPhone hacks   —  NSO Group employees' lives must seem no different from others in the Israeli tech scene.  They turn up every morning at their office in Herzelia, in Tel Aviv's northern district …
Aug 26, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context

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