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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
FBI and DOJ ask users to restart routers and NAS devices to disrupt VPNFilter malware and help identify infected devices, which Cisco estimates is 500K+ devices   —  Feds take aim at potent VPNFilter malware allegedly unleashed by Russia.  —  The FBI is advising users of consumer-grade routers …
May 25, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Unsealed indictment shows federal prosecutors have charged three men with crimes related to December death of a Kansas man shot in a swatting prank   —  Gamers charged with obstruction for deleting possibly incriminating messages.  —  Federal prosecutors have unsealed an indictment …
May 24, 2018, 9:40 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Internal email from Uber executive Eric Meyhofer says it has decided to wind down self-driving tests in Arizona, following pedestrian death   —  “We intend to drive in a much more limited way,” Uber executive writes.  —  Uber is shutting down testing of self-driving cars in Arizona …
May 23, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
McAfee report: North Korea-linked hackers posted three apps on Google Play to steal personal info from defectors; hackers made contact with targets via Facebook   —  Apps hosted in Google market for two months were spread over Facebook.  —  Researchers said a team of hackers tied …
May 20, 2018, 5:10 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Alleged owners of Mugshots.com, a site that publishes mugshots and demands payment for removal, arrested on extortion, money laundering, identity theft charges   —  Mugshots.com is a “business permeated with fraud,” California AG says.  —  Two alleged owners of Mugshots.com …
May 18, 2018, 2:38 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Senate narrowly votes to block Ajit Pai's repeal of net neutrality rules; the resolution now heads to the House, where it faces long odds   —  Senate defies “armies of lobbyists,” but House may help FCC kill net neutrality.  —  The US Senate today voted to reverse the Federal Communications …
May 16, 2018, 3:53 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Critics say many jails in the US are increasingly using video-calling services to cut costs and boost profits by restricting or eliminating in-person visits   —  We tried one of the awful video services many jails offer instead of visitation.  —  When Rebecca Parr visited her nephew Justin Harker recently …
May 16, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
May 15, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
HP unveils Envy all-in-one PCs with built-in Alexa support, updates Envy and Elite device lineup with new designs, faster processors, and better displays   —  Better graphics, 700-nit brightness screens, and more define HP's newest PCs.  —  HP announced a slew of updates to its premium lines …
May 14, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers warn about critical flaws in PGP and S/MIME that can reveal the plaintext of encrypted emails, recommend uninstalling those tools from email clients   —  The flaws, can expose e-mails sent in the past and “pose an immediate threat.”  —  The Internet's two most widely used methods …
May 14, 2018, 2:40 AMIn context

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