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Sloppy Software Patches Are a ‘Disturbing Trend’

The whole purpose of vulnerability disclosure is to notify software developers about flaws in their code so they can create fixes, or patches,...

Chinese Police Exposed 1B People’s Data in Unprecedented Leak

As states grapple with the far-reaching implications of the United States Supreme Court's June decision to reverse the constitutional right to abortion, WIRED...

Apple’s Lockdown Mode Aims to Counter Spyware Threats

The surveillance-for-hire Industry has emerged in recent years as a very real threat to activists, dissidents, journalists, and human rights defenders around the...

The Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2022 So Far

Whether the first six months of 2022 have felt interminable or fleeting—or both—massive hacks, data breaches, digital scams, and ransomware attacks continued apace...

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...

Google Warns of New Spyware Targeting iOS and Android Users

In hearings this week, the notorious spyware vendor NSO group told European legislators that at least five EU countries have used its powerful...

The Ghost of Internet Explorer Will Haunt the Web for Years

After years of decline and a final wind-down over the past 13 months, on Wednesday Microsoft confirmed the retirement of Internet Explorer, the...

Police Linked to Hacking Campaign to Frame Indian Activists

police forces around the world have increasingly used hacking tools to identify and track protesters, expose political dissidents’ secrets, and turn activists’ computers...

An Actively Exploited Microsoft Zero-Day Flaw Still Has No Patch

Researchers warned last weekend that a flaw in Microsoft's Support Diagnostic Tool could be exploited using malicious Word documents to remotely take control...

The Hacker Gold Rush That’s Poised to Eclipse Ransomware

Ransomware attacks, including those of the massively disruptive and dangerous variety, have proved difficult to combat comprehensively. Hospitals, government agencies, schools, and even...
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