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2 million stolen identities used to make fake net neutrality comments

2 million stolen identities used to make fake net neutrality comments

Most crucially, two of those identities were senators who are now demanding the FCC find out who's behind the bots and the identity theft.
Researchers Say More Spectre-Related CPU Flaws On Horizon

Researchers Say More Spectre-Related CPU Flaws On Horizon

Yet another speculative execution side channel flaw has been disclosed in processors - and security experts warn that more may be out there.
VPNFilter – is a malware timebomb lurking on your router?

VPNFilter – is a malware timebomb lurking on your router?

A Cisco paper reports on zombie malware that has apparently infected more than 500,000 home routers.
Intel Responds to Spectre-Like Flaw In CPUs

Intel Responds to Spectre-Like Flaw In CPUs

Intel on Monday acknowledged that its processors are vulnerable to another Spectre-like speculative execution side channel flaw that could allow attackers to access information.
Server? What server? Site forgotten for 12 years attracts hacks, fines

Server? What server? Site forgotten for 12 years attracts hacks, fines

The University of Greenwich might not have noticed the website but hackers did.
Wicked Botnet Uses Passel of Exploits to Target IoT

Wicked Botnet Uses Passel of Exploits to Target IoT

The code is integrated with at least three exploits that target unpatched IoT devices, including closed-circuit cameras and Netgear routers.
Facebook conspiracy theories after Android app tries to “get root”

Facebook conspiracy theories after Android app tries to “get root”

Facebook's Android app suddenly started making a bid for superuser access. Conspiracy theories popped up like fungi. (It's now fixed.)
Latin American ‘Biñeros’ Bond Over Fraudulent Purchase Scheme

Latin American ‘Biñeros’ Bond Over Fraudulent Purchase Scheme

A type of card-not-present fraud is spreading throughout the Latin American underground, uniting groups of malefactors in a communal effort to perpetrate it as widely as possible.
CIA’s “Vault 7” mega-leak was an inside job, claims FBI

CIA’s “Vault 7” mega-leak was an inside job, claims FBI

The suspect worked for a CIA group that designed hacking tools at the time the cyber-spying arsenal was given to WikiLeaks.
Hurdles Remain After Senate Votes To Restore Net Neutrality

Hurdles Remain After Senate Votes To Restore Net Neutrality

The U.S. Senate gave the nod to restoring the 2015 Open Internet Order, putting net neutrality on the fast track to a House vote.

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