New GrayKey Can Unlock Encrypted iPhones

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 12:18 PM Governments are already buying the devices, for a paltry fifteen grand These days, we have a password for everything. We carry most of our most...

New Android Cryptojacker Can Brick Phones

Mobile cryptojacking malware mines Monero.A little CPU power can go a long way in a criminal application. That was the lesson of the Mirai botnet and now also a lesson...

stripping the currency’s privacy protection – Naked Security

Monero is a cryptocurrency designed for privacy, promising “all the benefits of a decentralized cryptocurrency, without any of the typical privacy concessions”. It’s where Dark Web market AlphaBay, at the time the most...

Fixing Hacks Has Deadly Impact on Hospitals

A study from Vanderbilt University shows that remediating data breaches has a very real impact on mortality rates at hospitals.Breaches of private information in hospital records are serious and expensive...

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Yet another Apple password leak – how to avoid it – Naked Security

Mac forensics guru Sarah Edwards, who blogs under the cool nickname of mac4n6 (say it out aloud slowly and deliberately), recently wrote about a rather worrying Mac password problem. Another Mac...

Tracing Stolen Bitcoin – Schneier on Security

Tracing Stolen Bitcoin Ross Anderson has a really interesting paper on tracing stolen bitcoin. From a blog post: Previous attempts to track tainted coins...

780 Days in the Life of a Computer Worm

This is a story of a worm, from the time it was coded and deployed onto the Internet. It is narrated by the worm in the first person.Zero DayAccording to...

Privacy, omnibus budget bill, CLOUD Act

Digital privacyPrivacy of Americans not protected in omnibus spending bill The CLOUD Act, inserted at the very end of the 2,232-page omnibus spending bill, will make substantial amendments to the...

Risto Siilasmaa: “We have to assume that the bad guys will get in”

Risto Siilasmaa is a pioneer in IT security and one of Detectify’s early investors. He is well-known for founding the Finnish IT security company F-Secure as well as his accomplishments...

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