Russian intelligence 'targets Tor anonymous browser'

Russian intelligence ‘targets Tor anonymous browser’

Tor is an anonymous web browser, used by those wishing to access the dark web and avoid government surveillance. It is very popular in Russia.…

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A mysterious group has hijacked Tor exit nodes to perform SSL stripping attacks

A mysterious group has hijacked Tor exit nodes to perform SSL stripping attacks

Since January 2020, a mysterious threat actor has been adding servers to the Tor network in order to perform SSL stripping attacks on users accessing…

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Harnessing DIY IoT to Manage Type 1 Diabetes

Harnessing DIY IoT to Manage Type 1 Diabetes

Early last year, my family was thrust quite suddenly into the world of type 1 diabetes (T1D). We spent almost a week in the hospital…

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Malware in PyPI Code Shows Supply Chain Risks

Malware in PyPI Code Shows Supply Chain Risks

A code backdoor in a package on the Python Package Index demonstrates the importance of verifying code brought in from code repositories. The pace of…

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Adult Sites Lack Privacy, Open the Door for Harassment and Tracking

Adult Sites Lack Privacy, Open the Door for Harassment and Tracking

Third-party tracking is rampant on sites like Pornhub, with users’ sexual preferences in full view. An analysis of 22,500 porn sites found that third-party tracking…

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Russia's Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: 'Largest Data Breach In Its History'

Russia’s Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: ‘Largest Data Breach In Its History’

Red faces in Moscow this weekend, with the news that hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service. The hackers managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of…

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NSA: Turn off these smartphone features if you want your location to stay secret

NSA: Turn off these smartphone features if you want your location to stay secret

The U.S. National Security Agency has urged the Department of Defense and other national-security personnel to deactivate Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS on their phones if…

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Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach

Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach

Slack will reset the passwords of users it believes are affected by a historical data breach that affected the company more than four years ago. In…

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Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

The group was posing as a researcher from Cambridge and was found to have added three new malware families to its spy arsenal. A recent…

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75% of Security Awareness Pros Are Part Time

75% of Security Awareness Pros Are Part Time

The 2019 Security Awareness Report published by SANS Security Awareness, a division of SANS Institute, found that across many organizations, there is an increased emphasis on…

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