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[l] at 9/24/20 7:00am
After a girl reported a suspicious TikTok profile, researchers detected aggressive adware in apps that had been downloaded 2.4 million times.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 9/23/20 2:28pm
On Day 2 of WIRED’s virtual conference, hacker Matt Mitchell cautions that law enforcement routinely trawls social media to surveil protestors.

[Category: Security, Security / Privacy]

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[l] at 9/22/20 10:57am
Operation Disruptor is an unprecedented international law enforcement effort, stemming from last year’s seizure of a popular underground bazaar called Wall Street Market.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 9/21/20 5:00am
So-called single sign-on options offer a lot of convenience. But they have downsides that a good old fashioned password manager doesn't.

[Category: Security, Security / Security Advice]

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[l] at 9/21/20 4:00am
Mike Postle was on an epic winning streak at a California casino. Veronica Brill thought he had to be playing dirty. Let the chips fall where they may.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News, Backchannel]

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[l] at 9/20/20 5:00am
The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever.

[Category: Security, Security / Security Advice]

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[l] at 9/19/20 7:00am
Indictments against Iranian hackers, a Veterans Affairs data breach, and more of the week's top security news.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 9/19/20 6:00am
The outage resulted in a significant delay in treatment. German authorities are investigating the perpetrators on suspicion of negligent manslaughter.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks]

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[l] at 9/18/20 7:00am
Poll workers, who skew elderly, are in short supply during the pandemic. Meet some of the young people trying to make up the gap.

[Category: Security, Security / National Security]

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[l] at 9/18/20 5:00am
Brands are seeking new ways to customize messages. A startup that gathers data on when you pick up your phone, or when you go out on a run, can help.

[Category: Business, Business / Computers and Software, Security]

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[l] at 9/17/20 7:00am
The Internet Archive and the infrastructure company are teaming up to make sure sites never fully go down.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 9/16/20 12:28pm
A group known as Barium allegedly attacked hundreds of targets around the globe—and manipulated in-game goods and currency.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 9/15/20 4:00am
The former Democratic candidate for Georgia governor talks democracy, election tech, and why speaking Klingon doesn’t always help. As told to Gilad Edelman.

[Category: Security, Security / National Security]

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[l] at 9/15/20 4:00am
Sara-Jayne Terp uses the tools of cybersecurity to track false claims like they’re malware. Her goal: Stop dangerous lies from hacking our beliefs.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Backchannel]

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[l] at 9/15/20 4:00am
How Dana DeBeauvoir set off the biggest, weirdest, and most promising revolution in election technology since the 1800s.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Backchannel]

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[l] at 9/15/20 4:00am
The platform was key to the president’s upset victory in 2016. Can a group of former employees use it to boost Joe Biden?

[Category: Security, Security / National Security, Backchannel]

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[l] at 9/15/20 4:00am
Whether you’re casting a ballot in person or by mail, there’s plenty to worry about. Mass voter fraud shouldn’t be on the list.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Backchannel]

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[l] at 9/15/20 4:00am
The Kremlin has meddled in so many elections that democracy’s immune system has gotten wise to its threats. Here are lessons other countries can teach us.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks]

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[l] at 9/14/20 7:39pm
The US government has detained thousands of wireless earbuds on suspicion of being fake Apple goods—despite crystal clear branding from an established company.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 9/13/20 5:00am
Passwords, keyfobs, fingerprints—there are lots of ways to gain access to your laptop or desktop. Here are the best and most secure.

[Category: Security, Security / Security Advice]

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[l] at 9/12/20 7:00am
Plus: Ransomware holds up schools, Zoom adds two-factor, and more of the week's top security news.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News]

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