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Hacker mines up to $1 million in Verge after exploiting major bug

9 Duben, 2018 - 13:42
According to a forum post, a malicious miner appeared to have found a way to subject Verge to a widely-hypothesised blockchain takeover called a “51% attack”.

Thousands of Google employees call for company to cancel Pentagon work

9 Duben, 2018 - 13:38
Google's helping the Pentagon to build AI for drones, and a vocal group of employees have asked the company to drop the project.

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

9 Duben, 2018 - 11:22
From Washington's fake cell towers and the Youtuber sued by In-N-Out Burger to Cloudflare’s promises to make DNS more secure and more!

Crooks are swapping out chips on payment cards, says US Secret Service

8 Duben, 2018 - 23:27
The crooks don't steal your whole card, which you'd probably notice, but just the chip from it...

Facebook’s new fake news strategy is… decide for yourself!

6 Duben, 2018 - 14:51
Facebook is getting rid of fact-checkers and leaving it up to readers to decide what's real

Intel won’t fix Spectre flaws in older chips

6 Duben, 2018 - 14:06
If your PC runs one of Intel’s older microprocessors, bad news

Washington DC “awash” with fake cell towers

6 Duben, 2018 - 13:42
DHS has detected IMSI catchers that track phones and intercept calls

WhatsApp phishing – how it works, and what to do [VIDEO]

6 Duben, 2018 - 01:10
When you think of phishing, you probably think of email - but the crooks know how to abuse closed messaging systems like WhatsApp, too.

Sears Holdings, Delta and others leak credit cards in “multibreach”

6 Duben, 2018 - 00:12
If a third party leaks credit card numbers they were holding on your behalf... it's still your neck on the block.

“Most people on Facebook” have had data scraped by malicious actors

5 Duben, 2018 - 18:10
Facebook has disabled the account recovery feature that allowed the scraping of any public profile data

Facebook and Twitter may be forced to identify bots

5 Duben, 2018 - 12:46
If passed, the bill would give platforms 72 hours to investigate reports of bots seeking to mislead Californians and to remove or disclose them.

Cloudflare’s promises to make DNS more secure

5 Duben, 2018 - 12:39
On April Fools' Day Cloudflare launched a new public DNS (Domain Name System) service using the memorable network address

YouTube employee’s Twitter account hijacked during shooting

5 Duben, 2018 - 12:23
In less than an hour after he tweeted from a barricaded room, Vadim Lavrusik's account was hijacked.

Free Virgin Atlantic tickets? No, it’s a WhatsApp scam

4 Duben, 2018 - 14:51
Two free tickets for every family? It sounds great! It has to be a scam.

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4 Duben, 2018 - 14:51
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Hand over your social media history before you enter the US

4 Duben, 2018 - 14:27
The US Government will request 5 years' worth of social media details for 14 million visa applicants, if this proposal goes into effect.

Grindr was sharing HIV status of users, but now it’s not

4 Duben, 2018 - 14:10
Grindr has found itself with the uncomfortable job of explaining why it has quietly been sharing the HIV status of its users with third parties.

Those Facebook videos you thought were deleted were not deleted

4 Duben, 2018 - 12:32
Facebook's blamed a bug. Let's wait and see what other critters crawl out of those data archives many of us have been downloading!

Panera Bread customer records exposed via leaky database – dough!

3 Duben, 2018 - 18:35
There's a war of words going on at the moment between veteran cybercrime reporter Brian Krebs and US bakery chain Panera Bread.

5 million credit cards exposed in Saks and Lord & Taylor data breach

3 Duben, 2018 - 16:23
A Dark Web monitoring company announced the breach via Twitter on April Fool's Day, but it wasn't a joke.