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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:05:47 +0100 Case Study – Media Party https://www.designernews.co/stories/88521-case-study--media-party https://aerolab.co/mediaparty https://www.designernews.co/stories/88521-case-study--media-party Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:34:14 +0000 2017-10-19T15:34:14+00:00 Welcoming Our New Robotic Overlords https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/23/welcoming-our-new-robot-overlords <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508746">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508746 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:31:11 +0000 2017-10-19T15:31:11+00:00 This training exercise boosts brain power, Johns Hopkins researchers say https://hub.jhu.edu/2017/10/17/brain-training-exercise/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508714">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508714 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:27:27 +0000 2017-10-19T15:27:27+00:00 Study: Tinder is making us behave like cave people http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/tinder-mating-habits-reinforce-dating-app-sex-study-men-women-communicate-find-others-reproduce-a8008446.html <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508693">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508693 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:25:26 +0000 2017-10-19T15:25:26+00:00 Google invests $1B into Lyft https://www.axios.com/google-invests-1-billion-into-lyft-2498537658.html <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508614">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508614 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:16:51 +0000 2017-10-19T15:16:51+00:00 Alphabet’s CapitalG Leads $1B Round in Lyft https://blog.lyft.com/posts/alphabet-capitalg-leads-1-billion-round-in-lyft <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508603">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508603 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:15:37 +0000 2017-10-19T15:15:37+00:00 Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.2 Is Now Available https://blogs.oracle.com/virtualization/vbox52 <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508595">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508595 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:14:48 +0000 2017-10-19T15:14:48+00:00 Canada's 'secret spy agency' is releasing a malware-fighting tool to the public http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/cse-canada-cyber-spy-malware-assemblyline-open-source-1.4361728 <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508298">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508298 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:40:49 +0000 2017-10-19T14:40:49+00:00 The future of Wayland, and sway's role in it https://drewdevault.com/2017/10/09/Future-of-sway.html <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508071">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508071 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:18:10 +0000 2017-10-19T14:18:10+00:00 Henry Feinberg Demonstrates Using Light to Transmit Sound Waves (1978) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf2J3HTYUHE <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508009">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508009 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:11:05 +0000 2017-10-19T14:11:05+00:00 My Journey to a Better Language Learning System https://chatterbug.com/blog/en/2017-10-18-a-better-language-learning-system <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508003">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15508003 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:10:20 +0000 2017-10-19T14:10:20+00:00 DevDocs.io https://devdocs.io/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507871">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507871 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:53:44 +0000 2017-10-19T13:53:44+00:00 Analyzing HN moderation and censorship https://drewdevault.com/2017/09/13/Analyzing-HN.html <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507821">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507821 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:48:44 +0000 2017-10-19T13:48:44+00:00 Show HN: Gutenberg – A static site engine with no dependencies https://www.getgutenberg.io <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507538">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507538 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:11:02 +0000 2017-10-19T13:11:02+00:00 Tab (YC W15) is hiring full-stack developers in London https://jobs.tab.travel/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507299">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507299 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:32:13 +0000 2017-10-19T12:32:13+00:00 Show HN: Screen.rip – API for capturing web screenshots http://screen.rip <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507181">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507181 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:09:38 +0000 2017-10-19T12:09:38+00:00 MNT Reform: DIY portable computer http://mntmn.com/reform <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507122">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15507122 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:58:31 +0000 2017-10-19T11:58:31+00:00 Using cgroups to limit I/O https://andrestc.com/post/cgroups-io/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506907">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506907 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:08:49 +0000 2017-10-19T11:08:49+00:00 Chart design in sketch app https://www.designernews.co/stories/88509-chart-design-in-sketch-app https://medium.com/@BuninDmitry/chart-design-automatization-aee49630634c https://www.designernews.co/stories/88509-chart-design-in-sketch-app Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:06:15 +0000 2017-10-19T11:06:15+00:00 How the Frightful Five Put Startups in a Lose-Lose Situation https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/technology/frightful-five-start-ups.html <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506703">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506703 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:11:47 +0000 2017-10-19T10:11:47+00:00 Testing disks: Lessons from our odyssey selecting replacement SSDs http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/internet/entries/ce3eff16-228f-49a0-8d4e-d1a013e4895f <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506701">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506701 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:11:12 +0000 2017-10-19T10:11:12+00:00 Side Projects — 36 Days of Type https://www.designernews.co/stories/88505-side-projects36-days-of-type https://blog.productdisrupt.com/side-projects-36-days-of-type-30cd6df214d1 https://www.designernews.co/stories/88505-side-projects36-days-of-type Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:08:29 +0000 2017-10-19T10:08:29+00:00 Coindex for iOS https://www.designernews.co/stories/88504-coindex-for-ios https://coindexapp.com https://www.designernews.co/stories/88504-coindex-for-ios Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:01:01 +0000 2017-10-19T09:01:01+00:00 Questions about the Massive South African “Master Deeds” Data Breach Answered https://www.troyhunt.com/questions-about-the-massive-south-african-master-deeds-data-breach-answered/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506388">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506388 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:43:05 +0000 2017-10-19T08:43:05+00:00 Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark released http://releases.ubuntu.com/17.10/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506334">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506334 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:31:07 +0000 2017-10-19T08:31:07+00:00 Design Beyond a Screen: A Primer for VR, AR and the Multiverse https://www.designernews.co/stories/88502-design-beyond-a-screen-a-primer-for-vr-ar-and-the-multiverse https://blog.marvelapp.com/design-beyond-screen-primer-vr-ar-multiverse/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88502-design-beyond-a-screen-a-primer-for-vr-ar-and-the-multiverse Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:58:53 +0000 2017-10-19T07:58:53+00:00 F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/health/immunotherapy-cancer-kite.html <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506150">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15506150 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:49:58 +0000 2017-10-19T07:49:58+00:00 Rabobank, U.N. launch $1B fund to boost sustainable farming https://www.reuters.com/article/us-rabobank-sustainability/rabobank-u-n-launch-1-billion-fund-to-boost-sustainable-farming-idUSKBN1CL2Y2 <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505946">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505946 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:50:24 +0000 2017-10-19T06:50:24+00:00 Linux on Samsung Galaxy smartphones https://seap.samsung.com/linux-on-galaxy <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505856">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505856 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:28:49 +0000 2017-10-19T06:28:49+00:00 Why Ruby App Servers Break on MacOS High Sierra https://blog.phusion.nl/2017/10/13/why-ruby-app-servers-break-on-macos-high-sierra-and-what-can-be-done-about-it/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505751">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505751 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:58:31 +0000 2017-10-19T05:58:31+00:00 US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Primer on Virtual Currencies [pdf] http://www.cftc.gov/idc/groups/public/documents/file/labcftc_primercurrencies100417.pdf <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505567">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15505567 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:55:30 +0000 2017-10-19T04:55:30+00:00 Bost - Free Handmade Brush Typeface https://www.designernews.co/stories/88500--bost--free-handmade-brush-typeface http://pivle.com/downloads/bost-typeface/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88500--bost--free-handmade-brush-typeface Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:12:27 +0000 2017-10-19T04:12:27+00:00 First Blood Transfusion: A History (2015) https://daily.jstor.org/first-blood-transfusion/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15504387">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15504387 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:05:35 +0000 2017-10-19T00:05:35+00:00 Statamic https://www.designernews.co/stories/88496-statamic https://statamic.com/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88496-statamic Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:52:59 +0000 2017-10-18T21:52:59+00:00 What 300 Of The Top iPhone Apps Can Teach Us About App Icon Design https://www.designernews.co/stories/88494-what-300-of-the-top-iphone-apps-can-teach-us-about-app-icon-design https://www.mindsea.com/app-icon-research/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88494-what-300-of-the-top-iphone-apps-can-teach-us-about-app-icon-design Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:41:24 +0000 2017-10-18T19:41:24+00:00 75% decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0185809 <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15502074">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15502074 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:17:24 +0000 2017-10-18T19:17:24+00:00 Introducing Framer Export https://www.designernews.co/stories/88491-introducing-framer-export https://framer.com/?utm_source=designernews&utm_campaign=framer_export_oct2017?banner=exporting https://www.designernews.co/stories/88491-introducing-framer-export Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:53:35 +0000 2017-10-18T17:53:35+00:00 Now that iOS 11 is a month old, what AR apps are you actually using? https://www.designernews.co/stories/88489-now-that-ios-11-is-a-month-old-what-ar-apps-are-you-actually-using I downloaded and played with dozens of augmented reality apps when the ARKit hype train hit, but I've since deleted every single of them off of my phone. The novelty of AR was fun for a few minutes, but has anyone found a practical AR app they frequently use (and come back to)? https://www.designernews.co/stories/88489-now-that-ios-11-is-a-month-old-what-ar-apps-are-you-actually-using Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:41:10 +0000 2017-10-18T17:41:10+00:00 Adobe XD 1.0 https://www.designernews.co/stories/88488-adobe-xd-10 So happy with this: https://blogs.adobe.com/creativecloud/welcome-adobe-xd-cc/ … #AdobeXD 1.0 is here. Built by great people in collaboration with an amazing community. Please keep sending your feedback. On behalf of the whole XD team: thank you guys! https://www.designernews.co/stories/88488-adobe-xd-10 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:01:24 +0000 2017-10-18T17:01:24+00:00 Building a Habit-Forming Product Starts With Your User Onboarding https://www.designernews.co/stories/88484-building-a-habitforming-product-starts-with-your-user-onboarding https://www.trychameleon.com/blog/habit-forming-user-onboarding https://www.designernews.co/stories/88484-building-a-habitforming-product-starts-with-your-user-onboarding Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:03:48 +0000 2017-10-18T16:03:48+00:00 Documenting the Web together https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2017/10/18/documenting-web-together-mdn-web-docs <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15500220">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15500220 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:56:59 +0000 2017-10-18T15:56:59+00:00 Bráulio Amado's Portfolio https://www.designernews.co/stories/88479-brulio-amados-portfolio http://badbadbadbad.com/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88479-brulio-amados-portfolio Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:18:42 +0000 2017-10-18T14:18:42+00:00 How do you organize your folders and files for design projects? https://www.designernews.co/stories/88477-how-do-you-organize-your-folders-and-files-for-design-projects I work on design projects at university and for private use. Currently I'm saving my sketch and framer files in a chronologically folder system on my dropbox. But I'm not quite happy. How do you organize your design files? Do you use abstract or similar tools? https://www.designernews.co/stories/88477-how-do-you-organize-your-folders-and-files-for-design-projects Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:30:31 +0000 2017-10-18T13:30:31+00:00 Sketch Libraries, an in-depth look https://www.designernews.co/stories/88475-sketch-libraries-an-indepth-look https://blog.sketchapp.com/libraries-an-in-depth-look-56b147022e1f https://www.designernews.co/stories/88475-sketch-libraries-an-indepth-look Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:16:40 +0000 2017-10-18T13:16:40+00:00 Introducing InVision Studio https://www.designernews.co/stories/88473-introducing-invision-studio http://www.invisionapp.com/studio https://www.designernews.co/stories/88473-introducing-invision-studio Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:38 +0000 2017-10-18T13:00:38+00:00 A curated list of developers & designers to follow on twitter. https://www.designernews.co/stories/88472-a-curated-list-of-developers--designers-to-follow-on-twitter https://github.com/iRaul/web-tweeps https://www.designernews.co/stories/88472-a-curated-list-of-developers--designers-to-follow-on-twitter Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:27:53 +0000 2017-10-18T12:27:53+00:00 New Ebay Logo Color System https://www.designernews.co/stories/88470-new-ebay-logo-color-system- http://form-and.com/work/ebay https://www.designernews.co/stories/88470-new-ebay-logo-color-system- Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:28:29 +0000 2017-10-18T11:28:29+00:00 A Guide to Payment and Invoicing Tools for Designers/Developers https://www.designernews.co/stories/88466-a-guide-to-payment-and-invoicing-tools-for-designersdevelopers https://designmodo.com/payment-invoicing-tools/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88466-a-guide-to-payment-and-invoicing-tools-for-designersdevelopers Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:53:58 +0000 2017-10-18T09:53:58+00:00 Enable Google's New "Advanced Protection" If You Don't Want to Get Hacked http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/dMUKXJQZaxU/google-advanced-protection.html It is good to be paranoid when it comes to cybersecurity. Google already provides various advanced features such as login alerts and two-factor authentication to keep your Google account secure. However, if you are extra paranoid, Google has just introduced its strongest ever security feature, called "Advanced Protection," which makes it easier for users, who are usually at high risk of<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=dMUKXJQZaxU:-oMcY1v3xDk:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/dMUKXJQZaxU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/dMUKXJQZaxU/google-advanced-protection.html Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:19:51 +0000 2017-10-18T09:19:51+00:00 How I became an Illustrator by discovering a new dimension https://www.designernews.co/stories/88465-how-i-became-an-illustrator-by-discovering-a-new-dimension https://design.zeta.in/how-i-became-an-illustrator-by-discovering-a-new-dimension-1dbc99bba7a5 https://www.designernews.co/stories/88465-how-i-became-an-illustrator-by-discovering-a-new-dimension Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:03:19 +0000 2017-10-18T09:03:19+00:00 Introducing OpenType Variable Fonts https://www.designernews.co/stories/88463-introducing-opentype-variable-fonts https://medium.com/@tiro/https-medium-com-tiro-introducing-opentype-variable-fonts-12ba6cd2369 https://www.designernews.co/stories/88463-introducing-opentype-variable-fonts Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:18:22 +0000 2017-10-18T07:18:22+00:00 Thinking Like a Mountain: On Nature Writing https://nplusonemag.com/issue-29/reviews/thinking-like-a-mountain/ <a href="https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15495934">Comments</a> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15495934 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:54:01 +0000 2017-10-17T23:54:01+00:00 Dropbox Professional – Showcase your work https://www.designernews.co/stories/88449-dropbox-professional--showcase-your-work https://blogs.dropbox.com/dropbox/2017/10/new-plan-dropbox-professional/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88449-dropbox-professional--showcase-your-work Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:30 +0000 2017-10-17T18:01:30+00:00 Time for a refresh: meet the new Google Calendar https://www.designernews.co/stories/88442-time-for-a-refresh-meet-the-new-google-calendar https://www.blog.google/products/g-suite/time-refresh-introducing-new-look-and-features-google-calendar-web/ https://www.designernews.co/stories/88442-time-for-a-refresh-meet-the-new-google-calendar Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:59:53 +0000 2017-10-17T16:59:53+00:00 Dangerous Malware Allows Anyone to Empty ATMs—And It’s On Sale! http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/MbyyQT_fCHs/atm-malware-hacking.html Hacking ATM is now easier than ever before. Usually, hackers exploit hardware and software vulnerabilities to hack ATMs and force them to spit out cash, but now anyone can simply buy a malware to steal millions in cash from ATMs. Hackers are selling ready-made ATM malware on an underground hacking forum that anybody can simply buy for around $5000, researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=MbyyQT_fCHs:owObNu1xfb8:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/MbyyQT_fCHs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/MbyyQT_fCHs/atm-malware-hacking.html Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:42:59 +0000 2017-10-17T16:42:59+00:00 Introducing FlowMapp.com https://www.designernews.co/stories/88436-introducing-flowmappcom https://flowmapp.com https://www.designernews.co/stories/88436-introducing-flowmappcom Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:52:26 +0000 2017-10-17T14:52:26+00:00 Learn Ethical Hacking — Get 8 Online Courses For Just $29 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/VwY5IJQfaVE/learn-hacking-course.html With the rise in cyber-crimes, ethical hacking has become a powerful strategy in the fight against online threats. In general terms, ethical hackers are authorised to break into supposedly 'secure' computer systems without malicious intent, but with the aim of discovering vulnerabilities to bring about improved protection. Ethical Hackers are now kind of becoming the alchemists of the 21st<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=VwY5IJQfaVE:uU6RVbOtHLk:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/VwY5IJQfaVE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/VwY5IJQfaVE/learn-hacking-course.html Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:27:47 +0000 2017-10-17T13:27:47+00:00 Microsoft Kept Secret That Its Bug-Tracking Database Was Hacked In 2013 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/L4cG7hD2H1k/microsoft-bug-tracking-breach.html It was not just Yahoo among "Fortune 500" companies who tried to keep a major data breach incident secret. Reportedly, Microsoft had also suffered a data breach four and a half years ago (in 2013), when a "highly sophisticated hacking group" breached its bug-reporting and patch-tracking database, but the hack was never made public until today. According to five former employees of the<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=L4cG7hD2H1k:ugDLZwQ0fIk:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/L4cG7hD2H1k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/L4cG7hD2H1k/microsoft-bug-tracking-breach.html Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:33:28 +0000 2017-10-17T11:33:28+00:00 Serious Crypto-Flaw Lets Hackers Recover Private RSA Keys Used in Billions of Devices http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/Tf7UHd18J_Y/rsa-encryption-keys.html If you think KRACK attack for WiFi is the worst vulnerability of this year, then hold on… ...we have got another one for you which is even worse. Microsoft, Google, Lenovo, HP and Fujitsu are warning their customers of a potentially serious vulnerability in widely used RSA cryptographic library produced by German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies. It's noteworthy that this<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=Tf7UHd18J_Y:l_TMLEOWNtM:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/Tf7UHd18J_Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/Tf7UHd18J_Y/rsa-encryption-keys.html Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:57:46 +0000 2017-10-17T08:57:46+00:00 How A Drive-by Download Attack Locked Down Entire City for 4 Days http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/E_D7WqWv_Ws/drive-by-download-ransomware.html We don't really know the pain and cost of a downtime event unless we are directly touched. Be it a flood, electrical failure, ransomware attack or other broad geographic events; we don't know what it is really like to have to restore IT infrastructure unless we have had to do it ourselves. We look at other people's backup and recovery issues and hope we are smarter or clever enough to keep<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=E_D7WqWv_Ws:l1GmUbuNiMI:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/E_D7WqWv_Ws" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/E_D7WqWv_Ws/drive-by-download-ransomware.html Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:14:00 +0000 2017-10-16T17:14:00+00:00 Hackers Use New Flash Zero-Day Exploit to Distribute FinFisher Spyware http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/XWLB65MV8Go/flash-player-zero-day.html FinSpy—the infamous surveillance malware is back and infecting high-profile targets using a new Adobe Flash zero-day exploit delivered through Microsoft Office documents. Security researchers from Kaspersky Labs have discovered a new zero-day remote code execution vulnerability in Adobe Flash, which was being actively exploited in the wild by a group of advanced persistent threat actors,<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=XWLB65MV8Go:-UC0_kH8AZk:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/XWLB65MV8Go" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/XWLB65MV8Go/flash-player-zero-day.html Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:53:54 +0000 2017-10-16T15:53:54+00:00 Yet Another Linux Kernel Privilege-Escalation Bug Discovered http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/j4kAlT9c0lA/linux-privilege-escalation.html Security researchers have discovered a new privilege-escalation vulnerability in Linux kernel that could allow a local attacker to execute code on the affected systems with elevated privileges. Discovered by Venustech ADLab (Active-Defense Lab) researchers, the Linux kernel vulnerability (CVE-2017-15265) is due to a use-after-free memory error in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA)<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=j4kAlT9c0lA:tv6Ig8uNw1M:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/j4kAlT9c0lA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/j4kAlT9c0lA/linux-privilege-escalation.html Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:02:06 +0000 2017-10-16T15:02:06+00:00 Sponsor: World’s Thinnest iPhone X Leather Case by totallee — Minimalistic and Branding Free with a 2-Year Warranty Included https://www.designernews.co/stories/88394-sponsor-worlds-thinnest-iphone-x-leather-case-by-totallee--minimalistic-and-branding-free-with-a-2year-warranty-included http://synd.co/2g63Ute https://www.designernews.co/stories/88394-sponsor-worlds-thinnest-iphone-x-leather-case-by-totallee--minimalistic-and-branding-free-with-a-2year-warranty-included Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:28:07 +0000 2017-10-16T14:28:07+00:00 KRACK Demo: Critical Key Reinstallation Attack Against Widely-Used WPA2 Wi-Fi Protocol http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/JwPOBlmwiIE/wpa2-krack-wifi-hacking.html Do you think your wireless network is secure because you're using WPA2 encryption? If yes, think again! Security researchers have discovered several key management vulnerabilities in the core of Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) protocol that could allow an attacker to hack into your Wi-Fi network and eavesdrop on the Internet communications. WPA2 is a 13-year-old WiFi authentication scheme<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=JwPOBlmwiIE:Jeo6HSz1dss:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/JwPOBlmwiIE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/JwPOBlmwiIE/wpa2-krack-wifi-hacking.html Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:27:49 +0000 2017-10-16T11:27:49+00:00 Ukraine Police Warns of New NotPetya-Style Large Scale CyberAttack http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/xR88wkb2zs4/ukraine-notpetya-cyberattack.html Remember NotPetya? The Ransomware that shut down thousands of businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different parts of Europe in June this year. Now, Ukrainian government authorities are once again warning its citizens to brace themselves for next wave of "large-scale" NotPetya-like cyber attack. According to a press release published Thursday by the Secret Service of<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=xR88wkb2zs4:lgHkuxGPuh4:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/xR88wkb2zs4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/xR88wkb2zs4/ukraine-notpetya-cyberattack.html Sat, 14 Oct 2017 07:24:19 +0000 2017-10-14T07:24:19+00:00 New Ransomware Not Just Encrypts Your Android But Also Changes PIN Lock http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/y3nZQ0gN9Gw/android-ransomware-pin.html DoubleLocker—as the name suggests, it locks device twice. Security researchers from Slovakia-based security software maker ESET have discovered a new Android ransomware that not just encrypts users’ data, but also locks them out of their devices by changing lock screen PIN. On top of that: DoubleLocker is the first-ever ransomware to misuse Android accessibility—a feature that provides<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=y3nZQ0gN9Gw:GNls21rqfTU:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/y3nZQ0gN9Gw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/y3nZQ0gN9Gw/android-ransomware-pin.html Sat, 14 Oct 2017 07:03:10 +0000 2017-10-14T07:03:10+00:00 Scam Alert: Your Trusted Friends Can Hack Your Facebook Account http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/463dXUX863s/facebook-account-hacking-scam.html If you receive a message from any of your Facebook Friends asking for urgent help to recover their Facebook account, since they've added you as one of their 'Trusted Contacts'—just don’t blindly believe it. Researchers have detected a new Facebook phishing scam that can even trick an experienced technical user into falling victim to the scam, helping an attacker gain access to your Facebook<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=463dXUX863s:0CzwxwAdMTI:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/463dXUX863s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/463dXUX863s/facebook-account-hacking-scam.html Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:21:51 +0000 2017-10-13T08:21:51+00:00 Online Training for CISA, CISM, and CISSP Cyber Security Certifications http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/sWaIdXZr9Vw/cyber-security-certification-training.html Believe it or not, but any computer connected to the Internet is vulnerable to cyber attacks. With more money at risk and data breaches at a rise, more certified cyber security experts and professionals are needed by every corporate and organisation to prevent themselves from hackers and cyber thieves. That's why jobs in the cyber security field have gone up 80% over the past three years<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=sWaIdXZr9Vw:gLaKBgeZ700:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/sWaIdXZr9Vw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/sWaIdXZr9Vw/cyber-security-certification-training.html Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:52:17 +0000 2017-10-12T11:52:17+00:00 MS Office Built-in Feature Allows Malware Execution Without Macros Enabled http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/oXrRcBRzuz0/ms-office-dde-malware.html Since new forms of cybercrime are on the rise, traditional techniques seem to be shifting towards more clandestine that involve the exploitation of standard system tools and protocols, which are not always monitored. Security researchers at Cisco's Talos threat research group have discovered one such attack campaign spreading malware-equipped Microsoft Word documents that perform code<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=oXrRcBRzuz0:qWXMl2SeI7g:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/oXrRcBRzuz0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/oXrRcBRzuz0/ms-office-dde-malware.html Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:06:06 +0000 2017-10-12T11:06:06+00:00 Buggy Microsoft Outlook Sending Encrypted S/MIME Emails With Plaintext Copy For Months http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/Z_-uqggBeRc/outlook-email-encryption.html Beware, If you are using S/MIME protocol over Microsoft Outlook to encrypt your email communication, you need to watch out. From at least last 6 months, your messages were being sent in both encrypted and unencrypted forms, exposing all your secret and sensitive communications to potential eavesdroppers. S/MIME, or Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, is an end-to-end encryption<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=Z_-uqggBeRc:WAs8lPEN0ik:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/Z_-uqggBeRc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/Z_-uqggBeRc/outlook-email-encryption.html Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:58:12 +0000 2017-10-12T08:58:12+00:00 Israel Hacked Kaspersky, Caught Russian Spies Hacking American Spies, But... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/czUrILayRVE/kaspersky-nsa-russian-hackers.html The cold cyber war has just turned hot. According to a story published today by the New York Times, Israeli government hackers hacked into Kaspersky’s network in 2015 and caught Russian government hackers red-handed hacking US government hackers with the help of Kaspersky. In other words — Russia spying on America, Israel spying on Russia and America spying on everyone. What the F^#% is<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=czUrILayRVE:VebchSpkmXA:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/czUrILayRVE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/czUrILayRVE/kaspersky-nsa-russian-hackers.html Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:39:46 +0000 2017-10-11T12:39:46+00:00 Hackers Steal $60 Million from Taiwanese Bank; Two Suspects Arrested http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/q1OfTK_YUaM/swift-bank-hacking.html A Taiwanese bank has become the latest to fall victim to hackers siphoning off millions of dollars by targeting the backbone of the world financial system, SWIFT. SWIFT, or Society for Worldwide Interbank Telecommunication, is a global financial messaging system that thousands of banks and commercial organizations across the world use to transfer billions of dollars every day. Hackers<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=q1OfTK_YUaM:VmY2vbt-bFI:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/q1OfTK_YUaM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/q1OfTK_YUaM/swift-bank-hacking.html Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:49:05 +0000 2017-10-11T11:49:05+00:00 Microsoft Issues Patches For Severe Flaws, Including Office Zero-Day & DNS Attack http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/oTFzHZVsJlY/microsoft-security-patches.html As part of its "October Patch Tuesday," Microsoft has today released a large batch of security updates to patch a total of 62 vulnerabilities in its products, including a severe MS office zero-day flaw that has been exploited in the wild. Security updates also include patches for Microsoft Windows operating systems, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Skype, Microsoft Lync and Microsoft<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=oTFzHZVsJlY:JqNw51LxYko:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/oTFzHZVsJlY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/oTFzHZVsJlY/microsoft-security-patches.html Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:13:54 +0000 2017-10-11T09:13:54+00:00 OnePlus Secretly Collects Way More Data Than It Should — Here’s How to Disable It http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/dA63MZE0cVA/oneplus-oxygenos-analytics-data.html There is terrible news for all OnePlus lovers. Your OnePlus handset, running OxygenOS—the company's custom version of the Android operating system, is collecting way more data on its users than it requires. A recent blog post published today by security researcher Christopher Moore on his website detailed the data collection practice by the Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone maker, revealing<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=dA63MZE0cVA:yoVV-p30Le4:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/dA63MZE0cVA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/dA63MZE0cVA/oneplus-oxygenos-analytics-data.html Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:47:18 +0000 2017-10-11T07:47:18+00:00 Watch Out! Difficult-to-Detect Phishing Attack Can Steal Your Apple ID Password http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/J6DxjoG3BLI/apple-id-password-hacking.html Can you detect which one of the above screens—asking an iPhone user for iCloud password—is original and which is fake? Well, you would agree that both screenshots are almost identical, but the pop-up shown in the second image is fake—a perfect phishing attack that can be used to trick even the most careful users on the Internet. Felix Krause, an iOS developer and founder of Fastlane.Tools,<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=J6DxjoG3BLI:F2BUiBWas4c:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/J6DxjoG3BLI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/J6DxjoG3BLI/apple-id-password-hacking.html Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:03:21 +0000 2017-10-10T17:03:21+00:00 Microsoft Cortana Can Now Read Your Skype Messages to Make Chat Smarter http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/Jf6qhchNq7c/cortana-for-skype.html Microsoft today announced built-in support for Cortana—an artificial intelligence-powered smart assistant—in Skype messenger on Android as well as iOS devices. What purpose does it serve? Microsoft wants its AI-based smart assistance to understand your conversations and help you with quick suggestions, ideas and information right inside your chat window. "Cortana can also help you organize<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=Jf6qhchNq7c:sMCiJWDH4ag:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/Jf6qhchNq7c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/Jf6qhchNq7c/cortana-for-skype.html Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:31:22 +0000 2017-10-10T15:31:22+00:00 Warning: Millions Of P0rnHub Users Hit With Malvertising Attack http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/bp-jysalQ8o/online-malvertising-attack.html Researchers from cybersecurity firm Proofpoint have recently discovered a large-scale malvertising campaign that exposed millions of Internet users in the United States, Canada, the UK, and Australia to malware infections. Active for more than a year and still ongoing, the malware campaign is being conducted by a hacking group called KovCoreG, which is well known for distributing Kovter ad<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=bp-jysalQ8o:Rou4zkVNwLY:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/bp-jysalQ8o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/bp-jysalQ8o/online-malvertising-attack.html Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:30:20 +0000 2017-10-10T10:30:20+00:00 FBI Arrests A Cyberstalker After Shady "No-Logs" VPN Provider Shared User Logs http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/gx6TXIHHXR0/no-logs-vpn-service-security_8.html FBI recently arrested a psycho cyber stalker with the help of a popular VPN service and this case apparently exposed the company's lies about the "no logs" policy. Taking down cyber stalkers and criminals is definitely a good thing, and the FBI has truly done a great job, but the VPN company whose first line of the privacy policy is—"We Do Not monitor user activity nor do we keep any logs"—<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=gx6TXIHHXR0:AIVi8gLg6jk:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/gx6TXIHHXR0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/gx6TXIHHXR0/no-logs-vpn-service-security_8.html Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:21:03 +0000 2017-10-09T08:21:03+00:00 Disqus Hacked: More than 17.5 Million Users' Details Stolen in 2012 Breach http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/0wV7UkPVA6o/disqus-comment-system-hacked.html Another day, Another data breach disclosure. This time the popular commenting system has fallen victim to a massive security breach. Disqus, the company which provides a web-based comment plugin for websites and blogs, has admitted that it was breached 5 years ago in July 2012 and hackers stole details of more than 17.5 million users. The stolen data includes email addresses, usernames,<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=0wV7UkPVA6o:pHi2d8SUfyw:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/0wV7UkPVA6o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/0wV7UkPVA6o/disqus-comment-system-hacked.html Sat, 07 Oct 2017 07:07:02 +0000 2017-10-07T07:07:02+00:00 U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/wj0itBGyYis/kaspersky-nsa-spying.html Do you know—United States Government has banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky antivirus software over spying fear? Though there's no solid evidence yet available, an article published by WSJ claims that the Russian state-sponsored hackers stole highly classified NSA documents from a contractor in 2015 with the help of a security program made by Russia-based security firm Kaspersky Lab<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?a=wj0itBGyYis:0o-RSm-qI-Y:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/TheHackersNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~4/wj0itBGyYis" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheHackersNews/~3/wj0itBGyYis/kaspersky-nsa-spying.html Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:43:11 +0000 2017-10-06T13:43:11+00:00 If Bill Gates really thinks ctrl-alt-del was a mistake, he should have fixed it himself http://arstechnica.com/?p=346525 You can't pin the blame for this one on IBM. http://arstechnica.com/?p=346525 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:55:37 +0000 2017-09-21T17:55:37+00:00 Microsoft: Windows getting more stable, faster, and lasting longer on battery https://arstechnica.com/?p=1171013 Even as Windows 10 users grow, support calls are declining. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1171013 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:26:46 +0000 2017-09-21T00:26:46+00:00 Azure Confidential Computing will keep data secret, even from Microsoft https://arstechnica.com/?p=1166719 Virtual machines and hardware features will provide secrecy. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1166719 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:03:26 +0000 2017-09-14T19:03:26+00:00 Apple says Face ID didn’t actually fail during its iPhone X event https://arstechnica.com/?p=1166603 The iPhone maker says its new face unlocking tech worked as intended. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1166603 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:28:15 +0000 2017-09-14T15:28:15+00:00 Kaspersky software banned from US government agencies https://arstechnica.com/?p=1165929 Kaspersky: We have “never helped, nor will help, any government with cyberespionage.” https://arstechnica.com/?p=1165929 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:35:33 +0000 2017-09-13T19:35:33+00:00 Leak of >1,700 valid passwords could make the IoT mess much worse https://arstechnica.com/?p=1153815 List of unsecured devices lived in obscurity since June. Now, it's going mainstream. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1153815 Fri, 25 Aug 2017 19:40:03 +0000 2017-08-25T19:40:03+00:00 Secret chips in replacement parts can completely hijack your phone’s security https://arstechnica.com/?p=1148889 Booby-trapped touchscreens can log passwords, install malicious apps, and more. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1148889 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:27:29 +0000 2017-08-18T12:27:29+00:00 Building America’s Trust Act would amp up privacy concerns at the border https://arstechnica.com/?p=1146953 Civil libertarians tell Ars they’re worried about “mass surveillance expansion.” https://arstechnica.com/?p=1146953 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:00:38 +0000 2017-08-15T08:00:38+00:00 After phishing attacks, Chrome extensions push adware to millions https://arstechnica.com/?p=1142099 Compromised accounts push fraudulent extension updates to unsuspecting users. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1142099 Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:45:25 +0000 2017-08-03T15:45:25+00:00 Microsoft expands bug bounty program to cover any Windows flaw https://arstechnica.com/?p=1138451 Now every part of Windows is covered by a bug bounty scheme. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1138451 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:28:19 +0000 2017-07-26T20:28:19+00:00 Windows 10 will try to combat ransomware by locking up your data https://arstechnica.com/?p=1126335 But how to protect files from users who have access to those files remains tricky. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1126335 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 19:25:19 +0000 2017-06-29T19:25:19+00:00 Ryzen Pro: AMD takes on Intel on the corporate desktop, with one key omission https://arstechnica.com/?p=1120511 AMD wants to go after Intel vPro while avoiding Intel's excessive product segmentation. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1120511 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:00:32 +0000 2017-06-29T13:00:32+00:00 Microsoft bringing EMET back as a built-in part of Windows 10 https://arstechnica.com/?p=1124813 The built-in exploit mitigations are getting stronger and easier to configure. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1124813 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:47:31 +0000 2017-06-27T19:47:31+00:00 Windows 10 S security brought down by, of course, Word macros https://arstechnica.com/?p=1123201 Analysis: Windows 10 S promises many good things. It currently doesn't deliver. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1123201 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:11:21 +0000 2017-06-23T20:11:21+00:00 Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no https://arstechnica.com/?p=1122335 Either way, Microsoft assures us that Windows 10 S would have been immune. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1122335 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:44 +0000 2017-06-23T12:00:44+00:00 Microsoft’s decision to patch Windows XP is a mistake http://arstechnica.com/?p=455551 There will always be one more emergency. http://arstechnica.com/?p=455551 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 02:20:12 +0000 2017-06-14T02:20:12+00:00 Sneaky hackers use Intel management tools to bypass Windows firewall https://arstechnica.com/?p=1113911 Serial ports don’t have firewalls. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1113911 Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:11:09 +0000 2017-06-09T00:11:09+00:00 Radio-controlled pacemakers aren’t as hard to hack as you (may) think https://arstechnica.com/?p=1105539 The four major makers aren't properly securing critical cardiac devices, report says. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1105539 Fri, 26 May 2017 17:55:12 +0000 2017-05-26T17:55:12+00:00 Cockpit access codes for United Airlines spill online https://arstechnica.com/?p=1097749 "The safety of our customers and crew is our top priority," United says. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1097749 Mon, 15 May 2017 18:00:55 +0000 2017-05-15T18:00:55+00:00 Punching holes in nomx, the world’s “most secure” communications protocol https://arstechnica.com/?p=1085021 Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof, and nomx implodes under scrutiny. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1085021 Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:05:01 +0000 2017-04-27T17:05:01+00:00