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An ISP Settled Piracy Lawsuits. Could Users Take the Hit?

Charter Communications has agreed to settle piracy lawsuits filed by the major record labels, which accused the cable internet provider of failing to...

A New Attack Easily Knocked Out a Potential Encryption Algorithm

In the US government's ongoing campaign to protect data in the age of quantum computers, a new and powerful attack that used a...

Martin Shkreli Is Back With a Web3 Drug Discovery Platform

Martin Shkreli—the notorious ex-pharmaceutical executive fresh from prison after his 2017 fraud conviction—announced his latest, eyebrow-raising venture this week: the creation of a...

The DHS Bought a ‘Shocking Amount’ of Phone-Tracking Data

For years, people have wondered not if, but how much, the Department of Homeland Security accesses mobile location data to monitor US citizens....

Crypto Is Straining the Power Grid. Congress Wants to Rein It In

All of the companies included in the investigation were asked to explain “the impacts of your facilities on energy costs to local families...

New ‘Retbleed’ Attack Can Swipe Key Data From Intel and AMD CPUs

Retbleed can leak kernel memory from Intel CPUs at about 219 bytes per second and with 98 percent accuracy. The exploit can extract...

An ISP Scam Targeted Low-Income People Seeking Government Aid

Traxler's scam lasted from May to August 2021, during which he "repeatedly engaged in conduct that violated the federal wire fraud statute and...

A New, Remarkably Sophisticated Malware Is Attacking Routers

An unusually advanced hacking group has spent almost two years infecting a wide range of routers in North America and Europe with malware...

Hackers Can Steal Your Tesla by Creating Their Own Personal Keys

As the driver enters the car after unlocking it with an NFC card, the thief begins exchanging messages between the weaponized Teslakee and...

‘Tough to Forge’ Digital Driver’s Licenses Are—Yep—Easy to Forge

In late 2019, the government of New South Wales in Australia rolled out digital driver’s licenses. The new licenses allowed people to use...
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