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Gmail Is Catching More Malicious Attachments With Deep Learning

Wired Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 3:18pm
Gmail users get 300 billion attachments each week. To separate legitimate documents from harmful ones, Google turned to AI—and it’s working.
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Nintendo Cracks Down After High-Profile Leaks

Wired Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 8:00am
With the highly anticipated *Animal Crossing: New Horizons* and E3 on the horizon, Nintendo has become “increasingly aggressive” combating leaks over the last couple of months.
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North Korea Is Recycling Mac Malware. That's Not the Worst Part

Wired Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 7:00am
Lazarus Group hackers have long plagued the internet—using at least one tool they picked up just by looking around online.
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How to Share Your Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and Spotify Accounts the Safe Way

Wired Security - Sun, 02/23/2020 - 7:00am
Be generous, but also be safe.
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A Tiny Piece of Tape Tricked Teslas Into Speeding Up 50 MPH

Wired Security - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 9:00am
An MGM Resorts breach, natural gas ransomware, and more of the week's top security news.
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Russia Doesn't Want Bernie Sanders. It Wants Chaos

Wired Security - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 8:41pm
The point of Kremlin interference has always been to find democracy’s loose seams, and pull.
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How Trump Hollowed Out US National Security

Wired Security - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:58am
Acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell is just the latest in a cascade of temporary or vacant personnel in critical government positions. 
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The US Blames Russia's GRU for Sweeping Cyberattacks in Georgia

Wired Security - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 8:10am
By calling out Russia for digital assaults on its neighboring country, the US hopes to head off similar efforts at home.
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Bluetooth-Related Flaws Threaten Dozens of Medical Devices

Wired Security - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 7:00am
Hundreds of smart devices—including pacemakers—are exposed thanks to a series of vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol. 
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YouTube Gaming's Most-Watched Videos Are Dominated by Scams and Cheats

Wired Security - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 7:53pm
YouTube is littered with bot-driven videos promising big in-game riches—that also try to steal your personal information.
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Hundreds of Millions of PC Components Still Have Hackable Firmware

Wired Security - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 6:00am
The lax security of supply chain firmware has been a known concern for years—with precious little progress being made.
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Over 500 Chrome Extensions Secretly Uploaded Private Data

Wired Security - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:00am
A researcher discovered that hundreds of extensions in the Web Store were part of a long-running malvertising and ad-fraud scheme.
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The 'Robo Revenge' App Makes It Easy to Sue Robocallers

Wired Security - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 9:00am
Mac malware, a Bitcoin mixer, and more of the week's top security news.
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Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Secure Messaging to the Masses

Wired Security - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 7:00am
The encryption app is putting a $50 million infusion from WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton to good use, building out features to help it go mainstream.
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Voting App Flaws Could Have Let Hackers Manipulate Results

Wired Security - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 2:00pm
New research from MIT shows that the Voatz app appears to have some glaring security holes.
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The US Fears Huawei Because It Knows How Tempting Backdoors Are

Wired Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 7:13pm
US officials allege that Huawei has backdoors in its technology. The US knows firsthand how powerful those can be.
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China's Hacking Spree Will Have a Decades-Long Fallout

Wired Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 2:58pm
Equifax. Anthem. Marriott. OPM. The data that China has amassed about US citizens will power its intelligence activities for a generation.
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Conservative News Sites Track You Lots More Than Left-Leaning Ones

Wired Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 9:00am
One analysis of news outlets found that the median popular right-wing site planted 73 percent more cookies than its left-wing counterpart.
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Can the Government Buy Its Way Around the Fourth Amendment?

Wired Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 7:00am
Immigration authorities are purchasing cell phone location data, and it might be totally legal.  
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Google's Giving Out Security Keys to Help Protect Campaigns

Wired Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 6:00am
Candidates can also get trained up on how to use Advanced Protection to keep their accounts safe.
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