vulnerability

10.4.19

Signal Bug Could Have Let Hackers Listen to Android Users Via Microphone

Google’s Project Zero recently reported the issue, which the Signal maintainers have now fixed.

8.9.19

Teen Security Researcher Suspended for Exposing Vulnerabilities in His School’s Software

Another vulnerability that Bill Demirkapi found impacted 5,000 schools.

1.14.19

I Fulfilled My Dream of Doing Stand-Up in My Underwear

Why telling jokes with no pants is your biggest fear and my favorite gig.

12.3.18

Someone Is Claiming to Sell a Mass Printer Hijacking Service

After one hacker bombarded printers with a message urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie, someone is now claiming to offer a mass-printing service across the internet.

6.20.18

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off

5.14.18

People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway

Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.

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3.2.18

A $5 Billion Cryptocurrency Has Enraged Cryptographers

Leaked emails between IOTA developers and researchers have landed the cryptocurrency in hot water.

2.22.18

Millions of Dollars In Ethereum Are Vulnerable to Hackers Right Now

Researchers discovered 34,200 buggy smart contracts on Ethereum.

1.8.18

Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Were Vulnerable to Hackers for Two Years

Developers left the vulnerability unpatched for months after being alerted.

12.7.17

Big K.R.I.T. Doesn't Mind Being Vulnerable

The famed rapper told Desus and Mero why he feels the need to tackle tough subjects in his music.

11.28.17

‘Dumb’ MacOS Bug Allowed Anyone to Get Admin Privileges Without a Password

A new bug on MacOS allowed any user to log in as the full-privilege admin user “root” just by entering root as login and pressing enter.

11.15.17

Ethereum Wallet Company Knew About Critical Flaw That Let a User Lock Up Millions

Parity released its postmortem of the incident on Wednesday.

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