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15 Million Iranian Bank Accounts Were Breached

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Telegram hacks in Russia, Senate encryption hearings, and more in the week’s top security news.
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Why Ring Doorbells Perfectly Exemplify the IoT Security Crisis

Wired Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 4:21pm
A new wave of reports about the home surveillance cameras getting hijacked by creeps is painfully familiar.
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Toys “R” Us Is Back—Now With More Surveillance\!

Wired Security - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 7:00am
Reports about the toy store using cameras to track shoppers caused an uproar, but the companies behind the tech insist their systems are trained to ignore kids.
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This Alleged Bitcoin Scam Looked a Lot Like a Pyramid Scheme

Wired Security - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 7:48pm
Five men face federal charges of bilking investors of $722 million by inviting them to buy shares in bitcoin mining pools. 
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Voltage Hacking, Big Tech's 'Green' Data Score Card, and More News

Wired Security - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 6:08pm
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Hackers Can Mess With Voltages to Steal Intel Chips' Secrets

Wired Security - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 1:00pm
A new attack called Plundervolt gives attackers access to the sensitive data stored in a processor's secure enclave.
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The FCC's Push to Purge Huawei From US Networks

Wired Security - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 7:00am
The rural carriers who rely on Huawei are wary of a costly “rip and replace” effort.
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IG Report Exonerates the FBI's Trump Campaign Investigation

Wired Security - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 3:44pm
Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report shows that the FBI's investigation of ties between Russia and the Trump campaign was both justified and without political bias.
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Why the iPhone 11 Tracks Your Location Even When You Tell It Not To

Wired Security - Sat, 12/07/2019 - 9:00am
Russian disinformation, a VC hack, vulnerable VPNs, and more are in the week’s top security news.
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Alleged Russian Hacker Behind $100 Million Evil Corp Indicted

Wired Security - Thu, 12/05/2019 - 3:20pm
The US is charging Maksim Yakubets over two of the biggest cybertheft campaigns of the last decade, and offers a record reward for information on the case.
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Meet the Activists Risking Prison to Film VR in Factory Farms

Wired Security - Thu, 12/05/2019 - 6:00am
This animal liberation group actually wants to be put on trial. Their goal: force jurors to wear VR headsets and immerse them in the suffering of animals bound for slaughter.
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The RCS Texting Protocol Is Way Too Easy to Hack

Wired Security - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 6:40pm
Rich Communication Services promises to be the new standard for texting. Thanks to sloppy implementation, it's also a security mess.
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Ewoks Are the Most Tactically Advanced Fighting Force in Star Wars

Wired Security - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 9:00am
Hate them or love them, the Ewoks have more strategic chops than any military in the Star Wars galaxy.
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Hackers Find Ways Around a Years-Old Microsoft Outlook Fix

Wired Security - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 5:00am
Microsoft patched a vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook in 2017. It hasn't slowed hackers down. 
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Blockchain Developer Gets Busted After Talk in North Korea

Wired Security - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 6:30pm
Hacker and Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith was recently arrested by US authorities for speaking at a conference on blockchain technologies.
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I Ditched Google for DuckDuckGo. Here's Why You Should Too

Wired Security - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 10:00am
Once you realize most things you search for online are boring and obvious, you realize you don't really need Google in your life. 
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The 25 Most Dangerous Software Vulnerabilities

Wired Security - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 9:00am
DMV privacy, a password ruling, and more of the week's top security news.
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What Is a Dead Drop?

Wired Security - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 11:00am
A mainstay of spycraft still has plenty of relevance in the digital age.
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Think Twice Before Giving Gifts With a Microphone or Camera

Wired Security - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 7:00am
Black Friday is going to be overrun with cheap, internet-connected gifts. Just make sure you know exactly what you’re buying.
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Trump's Ukraine Delusion, Tesla's Ford Showdown, and More News

Wired Security - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 5:44pm
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