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Published: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:55:29 +0000

Last Build Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:55:29 +0000

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Stabbing fruits to breaking your skull: robot bugs make hacking too easy

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:41:09 +0000

Researchers say that vendors are not doing enough to protect robots used in both our homes and manufacturing.

Data leak vulnerabilities patched in Fuze TPN portal

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:39:21 +0000

The bugs allowed sensitive user information and credentials to be stolen, as well as network traffic capture.

AccuWeather caught sending user location data, even when location sharing is off

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:15:00 +0000

A security researcher has found that the popular weather app sends private location data without the user's explicit permission to a firm designed to monetize user locations.

Enigma ethereum marketplace hijacked, investors duped by phishing scam

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:18:00 +0000

The platform's compromise resulted in the loss of close to $500,000 in cryptocurrency.

Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may "cease to function"

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:00:00 +0000

The sound system maker will not allow existing customers to opt-out of the new privacy policy.

Landing that infosec job: These experts share their best career advice

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:17:00 +0000

ZDNet asked five security experts for their top advice for getting into the infosec world.

How we found that hidden Apple job listing

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:06:00 +0000

Sometimes a job opportunity can pop up where you least expect it.

The daily grind in the life of a spammer

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0000

Ever wonder what the working week of a spammer looks like? Researchers find out.

Drupal patches critical access bypass flaw in engine core

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:16:00 +0000

Drupal has released security fixes to smooth over a serious access bypass vulnerability, among other bugs.

Following criticism, Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:57:00 +0000

The Daily Stormer website has found hosting trouble after several companies pulled the plug on the site after breaking terms of service.

Claims resurface that Kaspersky helped Russian intelligence

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:41:00 +0000

Yes, Kaspersky Lab works with government law enforcement agencies, just like American ones do. The company denies any wrongdoing with its work with Russia's government.

ShadowPad: Backdoor in enterprise server software exposed

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:38:00 +0000

The NetSarang server software is used by hundreds of companies worldwide.

Google awards student $10k for discovery of App Engine data leak flaw

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:18:00 +0000

An Uruguayan student found a bug which could have allowed the leak of sensitive data.

Smart locks, not so smart: Customers stranded after botched firmware update

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:43:00 +0000

Hundreds of smart locks bricked after a flawed LockState software update.

Trump administration demands data on over a million visitors to anti-Trump site

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:00:00 +0000

The EFF, representing Dreamhost in the case, called the Justice Dept's order 'unconstitutional'.

Those 'stingray' detector apps are basically useless, say researchers

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:43:34 +0000

Researchers found at least one major flaw in the five leading stingray surveillance trackers for Android.

Ukraine police make arrest in NotPetya ransomware case

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:50:00 +0000

A 51-year-old Ukrainian national was arrested in connection with the ransomware attack

Salesforce fires red team staffers who gave Defcon talk

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 19:58:00 +0000

"As soon as they got off the stage, they were fired."

Microsoft fixes 'critical' security bugs affecting all versions of Windows

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:33:00 +0000

Microsoft patched 48 separate vulnerabilities — the majority of which were the highest "critical" rating.

FBI can keep secret who's in its biometrics 'mega database,' says Justice Dept.

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:00:00 +0000

The FBI won't have to tell you if it has your iris scans, photo, fingerprints or other biometrics on file.