Sunday, May 27, 2018
Watch out: photo editor apps hiding malware on Google Play

Watch out: photo editor apps hiding malware on Google Play

Innocent-looking apps with ad clicker malware have bypassed Google's safeguards
Critical bug in 7-Zip – make sure you’re up to date!

Critical bug in 7-Zip – make sure you’re up to date!

Uninitialised variables and no Address Space Layout Randomisation led to an exploitable vulnerability...
Budget Android manufacturer Blu settles with FTC over privacy fiasco

Budget Android manufacturer Blu settles with FTC over privacy fiasco

These are the phones that were calling home to Shanghai every 72 hours, with no opt-in or notice, to hand over a whole lot of PII.
Facebook fires engineer accused of stalking women

Facebook fires engineer accused of stalking women

The accused is alleged to have abused their privileged access to your data.
Half a million pacemakers need a security patch

Half a million pacemakers need a security patch

The devices are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks and at risk of sudden battery loss.
Breakthrough pushes Quantum Key Distribution beyond 500km

Breakthrough pushes Quantum Key Distribution beyond 500km

It's getting better, but is it getting better fast enough?
Facebook’s getting a clear history button

Facebook’s getting a clear history button

"This is an example of the kind of control we think you should have."
Medical devices vulnerable to KRACK Wi-Fi attacks

Medical devices vulnerable to KRACK Wi-Fi attacks

Some KRACKs still haven't been papered over.
Twitter sold user data to Cambridge Analytica’s Aleksandr Kogan

Twitter sold user data to Cambridge Analytica’s Aleksandr Kogan

The admission is part of an effort to explain how unlike Facebook Twitter is.

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