Georgia’s lax voting security exposed just in time for crucial special election

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 91 Share this story To understand why many computer scientists and voting rights advocates don’t trust the security of many US election systems, consider the…


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Report: Russia hacked election systems in 39 US states

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Spread the loveTweet After the November elections, officials in the Obama administration accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of attacking the US election and imposed sanctions on the nation. Reuters later…


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The Complete Swift 3 Hacking Bundle

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Spread the loveTweet If you’re looking to write iOS and macOS apps, you’ll need to learn Swift 3, meaning The Complete Swift 3 Hacking Bundle is exactly what you need.…


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Sneaky hackers use Intel management tools to bypass Windows firewall

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / Physical serial ports (the blue ones) are fortunately a relic of a lost era and are nowadays quite rare to find on PCs. But their…


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A Pebble-Shaped Gizmo Helps Keep Your Smart Home Secure

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Spread the loveTweet If the future looks anything like what sci-fi shows have promised, then the smart home will soon do everything for us. For better or worse, we can…


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A ‘kill switch’ is slowing the spread of WannaCry ransomware

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Spread the loveTweet Friday’s unprecedented ransomware attack may have stopped spreading to new machines — at least briefly — thanks to a “kill switch” that a security researcher has activated.…


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DOJ code-breaking project found unencrypted on the internet

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Spread the loveTweet But the mass adoption of encryption has also become a thorn in the side of law enforcement and other government agencies. So their reaction has been to…


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Senator confirms FBI paid $900,000 to unlock San Bernardino iPhone

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Spread the loveTweet That’s less than the $1.3 million that was estimated before, though that estimate was a back-of-the-napkin calculation based on a statement from FBI director James Comey. He…


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Google Docs phishing attack underscores OAuth security risks

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Spread the loveTweet Google has stopped Wednesday’s clever email phishing scheme, but the attack may very well make a comeback. One security researcher has already managed to replicate it, even…


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Now the Android Gmail app keeps an eye out for phishing links

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Spread the loveTweet In a particularly timely upgrade, Google is rolling out new protection against phishing links on its Gmail app for Android. According to the notes, when a user…


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