cybersecurity

41 minutes ago

A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 4 Episode 3: ‘Forbidden’

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the third episode of the final season of the realistic hacking show.

4 days ago

Samsung Galaxy S10 “Vault-Like Security” Beaten By A $3 Screen Protector

The company has issued a warning to users about a new “security breach”.

10.15.19

Malware That Spits Cash Out of ATMs Has Spread Across the World

A joint investigation between Motherboard and the German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) has uncovered new details about a spate of so-called “jackpotting” attacks.

10.10.19

Human Rights Activist Allegedly Targeted With NSO Malware Says His Life Is ‘Hellish’

Amnesty International details attacks against two Moroccan human rights activists allegedly carried out with NSO Group’s spyware.

10.8.19

Twitter Took Phone Numbers for Security and Used Them for Advertising

This could make people think twice about using a phone number to secure their account at all.

10.7.19

Toms Shoes' Mailing List Hacked to Tell Users to Log Off

"hey you, don't look at a digital screen all day, theres a world out there that you're missing out on."

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9.30.19

Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables That Hack You Will Be Mass Produced and Sold

Their creation has been successfully fully outsourced to a factory, the security researcher behind the cables said.

9.25.19

What Is CrowdStrike and Why Is Donald Trump Blabbering About It to Ukraine

Donald Trump talked about a cybersecurity firm in a phone call with the Ukraine President that is now the focus of an impeachment inquiry.

9.24.19

Hackers Tried to Compromise Phones of Tibetans Working for Dalai Lama

Citizen Lab details new hacking campaigns against high-profile Tibetans using iPhones and Android smartphones.

9.23.19

How Google Changed the Secretive Market for the Most Dangerous Hacks in the World

For five years, Google has funded Project Zero, a team of hackers with the sole mission of finding bugs in whatever software they wanted to research, be it Google’s or somebody else’s. Are they making the internet safer?

9.19.19

Verizon Makes SIM Swapping Hard. Why Doesn’t AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile?

Verizon employs different security procedures when porting a phone number to a different SIM card than the other carriers. This is making SIM swapping attacks harder to perform against Verizon customers.

9.13.19

T-Mobile Has a Secret Setting to Protect Your Account From Hackers That It Refuses to Talk About

T-Mobile’s little known NOPORT setting can protect your phone number from SIM swapping.

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