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Posted on 12/07/2017
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Mr. Robot is back, and the C Y B E R is back, too. The show takes a special interest in showing off the details that usually get glossed over, often drawing on real hacks and real cybersecurity problems. So after every episode, I’ll be breaking down who got hacked, how, and with what. It turns out, there’s a lot more to each one than you can see on-screen.
Posted on 12/06/2017
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Posted on 12/02/2017
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On Friday, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a new guidance for how the country’s various ministries should closely manage their use of antivirus software supplied by a foreign nation, such as Russia’s Kaspersky Lab.
Posted on 11/29/2017
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The Supreme Court heard arguments today for Carpenter v. United States, a case that could have serious implications on how police use cellphones to track a person’s location.
Posted on 11/29/2017
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The Mr. Robot Digital After Show is returning after a brief holiday hiatus! Tune in at 11PM ET to watch Nilay Patel, Russell Brandom, and me, Megan Farokhmanesh, talk everything hackers and Rami Malek. Tonight, we’ll have two special guests: composer Mac Quayle and The Verge’s culture editor Laura Hudson.
Posted on 11/25/2017
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If you were an Imgur user in 2014, you might want to consider changing your password. Yesterday, the photo-sharing site revealed (via Engadget) that it learned of a security breach in 2014 that compromised the e-mail addresses and passwords of approximately 1.7 million users.
Posted on 11/23/2017
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Mr. Robot is back, and the C Y B E R is back, too. The show takes a special interest in showing off the details that usually get glossed over, often drawing on real hacks and real cybersecurity problems. So after every episode, I’ll be breaking down who got hacked, how, and with what. It turns out, there’s a lot more to each one than you can see on-screen.
Posted on 11/21/2017
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Uber suffered a large-scale cyberattack in October of 2016 that exposed the confidential user data of 57 million customers and drivers, according to a Bloomberg report published today. Former CEO Travis Kalanick was informed of the hack just one month after it transpired, but it was not publicly announced and in fact was concealed by Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and his subordinates, the report says, leading Uber to fire the executive and one of his lieutenants this week.
Posted on 11/21/2017
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ProtonMail, a secure email service, is launching an encrypted contacts manager today for its users. The manager provides "zero access" to contacts, ProtonMail says, meaning the company can't view what users have saved. It also features a digital signature that should prevent anyone from compromising or tampering with contact details.
Posted on 11/21/2017
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Android phones gather your location data and send it to Google, even if you’ve turned off location services and don’t have a SIM card, Quartz reported today.