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[l] at 6/22/24 4:30am
Plus: Alleged Apple source code leaks online, cybercrime group Scattered Spider's alleged kingpin gets arrested, and more.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Security / National Security, Security / Privacy, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 6/21/24 11:22am
Experts aren’t unanimous about whether the AI-powered search startup’s practices could expose it to legal claims ranging from infringement to defamation—but some say plaintiffs would have strong cases.

[Category: Security]

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[l] at 6/20/24 2:15pm
Using a Trump-era authority, the US Commerce Department has banned the sale of Kaspersky’s antivirus tools to new customers in the US, citing alleged threats to national security.

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

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[l] at 6/19/24 7:00am
A WIRED investigation shows that the AI-powered search startup Forbes has accused of stealing its content is surreptitiously scraping—and making things up out of thin air.

[Category: Security]

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[l] at 6/19/24 4:00am
The new book World on the Brink: How America Can Beat China in the Race for the 21st Century lays out what might actually happen if China were to invade Taiwan in 2028.

[Category: Security, Security / National Security]

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[l] at 6/17/24 3:30am
A ShinyHunters hacker tells WIRED that they gained access to Ticketmaster’s Snowflake cloud account—and others—by first breaching a third-party contractor.

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

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[l] at 6/17/24 1:00am
CCTV cameras and AI are being combined to monitor crowds, detect bike thefts, and spot trespassers.

[Category: Security, Security / Privacy]

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[l] at 6/16/24 6:00am
In this common email scam, a criminal pretending to be your boss or coworker emails you asking for a favor involving money. Here’s what do to when a bad actor lands in your inbox.

[Category: Security, Security / Security Advice]

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[l] at 6/16/24 3:00am
The United States and China appear locked in a race to weaponize four-legged robots for military applications.

[Category: Security, Security / National Security]

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[l] at 6/15/24 6:30am
The messaging standard promises better security and cooler features than plain old SMS. Android has had it for years, but now iPhones are getting it too.

[Category: Security, Security / Privacy, Security / Security Advice]

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[l] at 6/15/24 5:00am
Contract seafarers in Ukraine are turning to online whisper networks to keep themselves from being hired into Russia’s sanctions-busting shadow fleet.

[Category: Science, Science / Environment, Security]

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[l] at 6/15/24 4:30am
Plus: US lawmakers have nothing to say about an Israeli influence campaign aimed at US voters, a former LA Dodgers owner wants to fix the internet, and more.

[Category: Security]

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[l] at 6/12/24 4:30am
Cybersecurity firm Recorded Future counted 44 health-care-related incidents in the month after Change Healthcare’s payment came to light—the most it’s ever seen in a single month.

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

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[l] at 6/11/24 10:13am
Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries has joined US intelligence officials in ignoring repeated inquiries about Israel’s “malign” efforts to covertly influence US voters.

[Category: Politics, Politics / Disinformation, Politics / Politics News, Security / National Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 6/10/24 8:01am
As the fight against ransomware slogs on, security experts warn of a potential escalation to “real-world violence.” But recent police crackdowns are successfully disrupting the cybercriminal ecosystem.

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

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[l] at 6/8/24 4:30am
Plus: A media executive is charged in an alleged money-laundering scheme, a ransomware attack disrupts care at London hospitals, and Google’s former CEO has a secretive drone project up his sleeve.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Security / National Security, Security / Privacy, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 6/7/24 10:11am
After weeks of withering criticism and exposed security flaws, Microsoft has vastly scaled back its ambitions for Recall, its AI-enabled silent recording feature, and added new privacy features.

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

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[l] at 6/6/24 6:42pm
A new discovery that the AI-enabled feature’s historical data can be accessed even by hackers without administrator privileges only contributes to the growing sense that the feature is a “dumpster fire.”

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

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[l] at 6/6/24 1:41pm
The number of alleged hacks targeting the customers of cloud storage firm Snowflake appears to be snowballing into one of the biggest data breaches of all time.

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

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[l] at 6/6/24 4:30am
ZeroMark wants to build a system that will let soldiers easily shoot a drone out of the sky with the weapons they’re already carrying—and venture capital firm a16z is betting the startup can pull it off.

[Category: Security, Security / National Security, Security / Security News, Business / Startups]

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[l] at 6/6/24 1:00am
Eliot Higgins and his 28,000 forensic foot soldiers at Bellingcat have kept a miraculous nose for truth—and a sharp sense of its limits—in Gaza, Ukraine, and everywhere else atrocities hide online.

[Category: Backchannel, Security]

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